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Judith Carolyn Pruett Bateman
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Birth: Aug. 31, 1939
Saint Louis
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 2012

Judith Carolyn Pruett Bateman, 72, a resident of Los Alamos, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, March 20, 2012. Judith is best remembered as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Her loving ways will be greatly missed by her husband of 48 years, Alfred Bateman; her children, Andy and his wife, Lindsay, Jef and his wife, Sheryl and Elizabeth Bateman; grandchildren, Lydia, Amelia and Josephine. Judith was preceded in death by her parents, Carter and Edna Pruett and her brother, Bill Pruett. Judith was born in St. Louis, Missouri and was a lifelong Cardinals fan. Judith graduated from Normandy High School in 1957 and moved to Los Alamos that year with her family and attended college at the University of New Mexico. Judith worked as an administrative assistant at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and the Los Alamos Branch of the First National Bank in Santa Fe in the early 1960s and as an administrative assistant in White Rock United Methodist Church in the 1980s and early 1990s. Judith was also a popular substitute teacher at Piņon Elementary School in the 1970s and was a successful Avon Representative for many years. Judith's hobbies included drawing, crocheting and embroidery and she made numerous prayer shawls as gifts. Judith also enjoyed spending time with family and friends and bragging about her children and grandchildren. Judith never missed a birthday or special occasion. Judith loved children and always greeted children with a warm smile and hug. Judith was most proud of her role as a mother, and Judith excelled in that role.
Family, friends, and acquaintances of Judith are invited to attend a memorial service on Monday, March 26, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the White Rock United Methodist Church. Burial to follow at 2:00 p.m. at the Guaje Pines Cemetery in Los Alamos. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the charity of your choice, particularly charities that support children or to Friends Through the Fight, a charity which her daughter, Elizabeth, started to help young adults who suffer from a terminal illness. 
Guaje Pines Cemetery
Los Alamos (Los Alamos County)
Los Alamos County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: P Barela
Record added: Mar 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87261063
Judith Carolyn <i>Pruett</i> Bateman
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I miss you, Mom
- AndyB
 Added: Mar. 28, 2012

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