Charlotte Sebastian Bates, 72, of Lampasas died Sept. 14, 2019 at her home.

Funeral service will be Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. at First Street Church of Christ. Visitation was held Sept. 19 at Sneed Funeral Chapel.

Charlotte was born June 4, 1947 in Pampa, Texas to Jarrell William Sebastian and Marjorie Elizabeth (Clements) Sebastian.

She married Harold D. Bates.

Charlotte was a registered nurse and enjoyed caring for people. She had worked for hospitals in Borger and Lampasas, for home health agencies, and various emergency rooms and diagnostic clinics.

She enjoyed her family -- especially the grandkids -- and loved shopping and Polish pottery.

She is survived by her husband; son, Billy Bates (Tasha); daughter, Susan Carpenter (Ray); brother, Ronald Sebastian (Mary); sister, Carla Landry (Michael); grandchildren Cabri Rene Carpenter, Keli Ray Carpenter, Braden Joe Bates, Corbin Lee Bates and Wyatt Newell Bates; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Charlotte was preceded in death by a sister, Katherine Smith.