Welcome to the Bates family blog! Gil and Kelly have been married since 1987. They have nineteen children with four in heaven. Seven of their children are married. Two children are engaged. One child is in a courtship. They have eighteen grandchildren. They have five grandchildren in heaven.
A few days ago, we shared a new photo of Lexi Mae, who had just turned one month old and now Gil and Kelly shared a new photo of their first granddaughter, Allie Jane, who will be turning two in April!