|Birth: ||Jul. 2, 1929|
|Death: ||Jun. 20, 2004|
The Telegraph, Alton, IL., June 21, 2004
CARROLLTON Eunice B. Batty, 74, died at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, June 20, 2004, at Reisch Memorial Nursing Home in Carrollton. Born in Carrollton July 2, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Ora L. and Ruth (Carter) Wheeler. On May 20, 1948, she married Eugene A. Batty in Carrollton and he preceded her in death on March 12, 1973. She loved Carrollton and served the public as county clerk for Greene County from 1980 to 1992. She was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, the Catholic Daughters of America, the Carrollton BPW, the National Organization of County Clerks, the Bridge Club, the Reisch/Boyd Auxiliary and was a league bowler both in Roodhouse and Jerseyville for many years. She will be sadly missed by family and friends. She is survived by two daughters and their husbands, Barbara and Norm Stebbons of Ballwin, Mo., and Kathy and Joe Smith of Bloomfield, Mo.; two sons and their wives, Lee Roy and Debbie Batty of Plainfield, Ind., and David and Karen Batty of Godfrey; five grandchildren, a stepgrandchild, three great-grandchildren; a sister, Elizabeth Beckham of Carrollton; four nieces, seven nephews and several great-nieces and great-nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, LeRoy and Melvin "Zeke" Wheeler; an infant grandson, James M. Shoemaker; and a nephew, Carter Wheeler. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Catholic Church in Carrollton. Burial will follow at Carter Cemetery south of Carrollton. Memorials may be made to Carter Cemetery.
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Eugene Andrew Batty (1924 - 1973)*
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Record added: Nov 23, 2007
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