Betty L Batten

Betty L Batten

Betty L. Batten, 70, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018.

She was born July 26, 1948, in Wilmington, NC, daughter of the late Paul C. and Lula White Batten. 

Betty graduated from Myrtle Beach High School and Columbia Business College.  She retired from the Horry County School Systems as a teacher assistant to special need children.

Surviving are her children, James D. “Dusty” Batten and wife Melissa, Jenny Lynn Suggs and husband Philip, her brother, Paul C. “Cameron” Batten Jr. and wife Marsha, six grandchildren, Austin, Brady, Abigail, Taylor, James, and Preston.  Also by nephews, Paul C. Batten III (Mary Ann), Stacey M. Batten (Shirley), and niece, Andrea Marshann Kelly (Bobby).

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, December 27, 2018, at Lakeside Baptist Church in North Myrtle Beach, SC.  Burial will follow in Southern Palms Memorials Gardens.

The family will receive friends prior to the service at the church from 10: 00 AM until 11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lakeside Baptist Church 615-11th Ave N., North Myrtle Beach, SC. 29582.

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Mark D Stillings
Created On: 12/25/2018 15:55:23

Dear Dusty, Melissa & other family members,
I am grateful to have known Betty. She was an awesome servant to children at Lakeside Baptist Church. May the Lord surround you with HIS grace during the difficult days ahead.
Mark D. Stillings

Wynne Campbell Fuse
Kingstree, SC
Created On: 12/24/2018 14:19:31

Betty and I were friends when we were growing up. I haven’t seen her in many years but I will always remember her kindness and sweet smile.
Thoughts and prayers for her family.
Wynne C Fuse

Rebecca Phillips
High Point NC
Created On: 12/23/2018 12:45:02

I will miss you excited loving voice saying "BECKY" every time I saw you. God sure has a good one with him now. Jenny and Dusty my thoughts and prayers are with you. Love you two.

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