Ethel Batterton Dies At Age 90

Ethel F. Batterton, 90, of Astoria, died at 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 1982, at the Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

Born May 5, 1892, near Astoria, she was a daughter of Thomas and Hannah Jane Sears Furniss. She married Claude E. Batterton June 22, 1910. He died Dec. 24, 1964.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Louise Gale of Vermont; three sons, Cecil of Astoria, Russell of Shell Knob, Mo., and Junior of Ipava; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and six great, great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by a son, a daughter, a great-grandson, five brothers and four sisters.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Shawgo Memorial Home with Collis Trone officiating. Burial was in Astoria Cemetery.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/25/1982

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