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Died May 26, 2012

CLAYTON -- Elbert Iredell Batten, 90, passed away on May 26, 2012.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at 2 p.m. at McLaurin Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Keith DeBord officiating. Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen M. Batten; daughters, JoAnn Hardee and Cindy Peele of Clayton; son, Allen Batten, of Clayton; brother, Leland Batten, of Raleigh; six grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. Mr. Batten was preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Batten.

Mr. Batten was a member of Amelia Christian Church, past commander of Leonard Moore Post 71, and a member of 40 and 8.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Clayton Area EMS, P.O. Box 45, Clayton, NC 27528, or Amelia Christian Church Building Fund, 1696 Amelia Church Road, Clayton, NC 27520. Condolences may be made to the family at www.mclaurinat linecrest.com.

Arrangements by McLaurin at Pinecrest, Funerals and Cremations, Clayton.


Published in Obituaries on May 27, 2012 10:15 AM