Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


July 9, 2014

Margarett Bateman

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Margarett Bateman, age 78, of Jacksonville, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Rev. Bob Huddleston officiating.  Interment will be at Resthaven Memorial Park in Jacksonville.

Mrs. Bateman passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014 in Jacksonville.

She was born December 6, 1935 in Harrison, AR.

Margarett was a retired nurse and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Jacksonville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Bateman, Sr.

Survivors include her daughter, Susan Bateman of Jacksonville; sons, David Bateman and wife Jana, Steven Bateman and wife Danene, Billy Bateman and wife Shelia, Bobby Bateman and wife Terry, Butch Bateman and wife Trina, all of Jacksonville; sister, Ann Prowse of TN; brother, Don Rhodes of CA; 18 grandchildren, Erin, Cody, David, Bridgett, Melissa, Ashley, Rebecca, Julie, Billy Jr., Kelli, Lindsey, Kristi, Micah, Jarrod, Justin, Loren, Katherine, and Jeremy; numerous great-grandchildren; and lifetime friend, Barbara Cook of Jacksonville.

Pallbearers will be her children Susan Bateman, David Bateman, Steven Bateman, Billy Bateman, Bobby Bateman, and Butch Bateman.

Visitation will begin on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

Rather than customary condolences, memorials may be made to Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd. Tyler, Texas 75701.

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