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Catherine Batterton

Thursday, April 14, 2005

Born 1-02-1915 -- Died 4-09-2005

Catherine Billingsley Batterton, daughter of the late Ed and Abbie Sullivan Billingsley, was born on Jan. 2, 1915, in Myron, Ark. She departed this life on April 9, 2005, in Melbourne, at the age of 90.

She was united in marriage to Keith Batterton and to this union one son was born.

She spent her life as a homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother.

She was of the Church of God faith.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Kohn and Judy Batterton of Franklin; a brother, Kennard Billingsley of Violet Hill; two grandchildren -- Kasey Batterton and Sara Batterton of Franklin; and a host of other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; five brothers -- Arron, Sheldon, Bud, Alvah and Perry Lynn Billingsley; and a sister, Hope Underhill.

The funeral was April 11 at the Roman and Billy Howard Memorial Chapel in Mebourne. Burial followed at Violet Hill Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Eddie's Family Funeral Home of Melbourne.

Pallbearers were Terry Smith, Dean Batterton, Chris Wilkes, Rusty Shaver, Mike Dillard and Matt Fitzgerald.