Junior Batterton Dies At Home

Junior Batterton, 67, of rural Ipava (Summum), died at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 1991, at his residence.

He was born Jan. 10, 1924, near Astoria, a son of Claude E. and Ethel Furniss Batterton. He married Mae Hamm on July 3, 1943, in Palmyra, Mo. She survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Rick Batterton of rural Astoria and Bill Batterton of rural Ipava; one sister, Mrs. Truman (Louise) Gales of Vermont; one brother, Russell Batterton of Cuba; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

He was a retired employee of the former Fibra-Steel Corp. in Astoria. He was a member of the Woodland Church of the Brethren near Astoria.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday at his church, with Rev. John Wagner officiating. Burial was in the Summum Cemetery. Shawgo Memorial Home of Astoria was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Spoon River Hospice or to his church.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/24/1991

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Junior Batterton Of Ipava Dies

Junior Batterton, 67, of rural Ipava, died Tuesday afternoon, April 16.

Services are pending at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/17/1991 (pending)