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BATES — Jeremy Michael and Kathryn Anne Bates of Mill Hall are parents of a daughter, Lydia Ruth-Anne Bates, born at 9:01 a.m. August 31, 2019 at Geisinger Medical Center. The baby weighed 7 pounds at 20 inches. The mother is the former Kathryn Tompkins. Grandparents are Howard and Betsy Tompkins of Lamar and Thomas Bates of Lock Haven.