Bettie L. Oates, of Ocean View, Del., passed away Monday, July 7, 2008, at her Frankford, Del., home. She retired from Microbiological Associates in Bethesda, Md., in 1980.
Oates was preceded in death by her husband, Horace (Jon) Oates. She is survived by her daughter, Holly; son, Thomas and his wife, Carol; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nephew, Joseph Moore; and a host of cousins and friends.
Services were held privately.