Flora Batterton

Flora E. Batterton, 88, of Cuba, formerly of Bushnell, died at 4 a.m. Thursday, June 15, 2000, at Clayberg Fulton County Nursing Center in Cuba.

She was born Nov. 3, 1911, in Ipava, a daughter of Eli and Pernina Gossage Groff. She married Harold Batterton on May 18, 1935, in Wayland, Mo. He died Dec. 6, 1980.

Also preceding her in death were one daughter, Wilma; one grandson; three sisters; and three brothers.

Surviving are one son, Larry (and Karen) of London Mills; one brother, Glade (and Sarah) Groff of Ipava; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She had been a sorter for PAG Seed house in Astoria.

Services were held Monday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Collis Trone officiating. Burial was in Woodland Cemetery in Astoria.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Central Illinois Chapter, in Peoria.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/21/2000

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