Welcome to the Bates family blog! Gil and Kelly have been married since 1987. They have nineteen children with four in heaven. Eight of their children are married. One child is engaged. One child is in a courtship. They have eighteen grandchildren with two on the way due January and spring 2022. They have five grandchildren in heaven.
Its time for us to release our August birthdays and anniversary cover. As many of you know the Bates family has a very busy birthday week during the first week of August where they have three birthdays back to back.