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Marjorie Binion Bates Engle

September 11, 1931 ~ November 20, 2018 (age 87)

Marjorie Binion Bates Engle, age 87, of Pineville, NC, formerly of Louisville, KY,  passed away Tuesday, November 20, at The Haven in the village at Carolina Place. 

A Memorial Service for Marjorie will take place in Owensboro, KY, and additional information will be provided when available. 

Marjorie was born September 11, 1931 in Owensboro, KY, a daughter of the late James Woodson Binion Sr. and Mary Alice Pursell Binion. 

Survivors include her husband, Harry Earl Engle Jr. of Paradise Valley, AZ, her two daughters; Mary Giles of Fort Mill, SC, Phyllis Mayo and husband Joel of Waxhaw, NC, a son, Ed Bates of Louisville, KY, a sister, Judith Wheat of Bowling Green, KY, as well as four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

In addition to her parents, Marjorie was preceded in death by a husband, Joseph E. Bates, two sisters; Roxanna Surface and Betsy Morehead, and a brother, James W. Binion Jr.

Davis Funeral Service of Monroe is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Bates Engle. An online guest register book is available to view and sign at

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