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Donnell "Dee" Cleveland Batts-Henderson
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1932
El Monte
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 2008
Pomona
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Donnell was the daughter of Rev Dan and Nell Cleveland, founders and ministers at The Church In The Barn, El Monte, California for over 45 years.

At the age of 17, she married Robert Batts, and together they had five children. Chris (Dianna), Donald (Denise), Brenda (Vito/Al/Tone), Cynda (Joe/Mark), and Brian (Diane).

Donnell and Robert were very active in the church music department singing on the weekly radio programs. Donnell had a beautiful voice and sang many songs in quartets, duets, solo's and in the choir.

Donnell and Robert divorced around 1963. Robert retained custody of the five children.

Donnell later married Clarence Henderson on April 18, 1970. They were married for about 23 years when he passed away from a heart attack.

Her son Donald passed away in 2009 from a heart attack.

Donnell was cremated and the whereabouts of her ashes are unknown.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Granville Cleveland (1902 - 1979)
  Nell Christine Green Cleveland (1902 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Clarence Louis Henderson (1929 - 1993)*
 
 Children:
  Donald Lee Batts (1952 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Betty Jean Peters (1922 - 2006)*
  Mary Jayne Cleveland Adams (1923 - 2011)*
  Claude Martin Cleveland (1931 - 1979)*
  Donnell Cleveland Batts-Henderson (1932 - 2008)
  Robert Anthony Cleveland (1934 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Specifically: Location of ashes are unknown
 
Created by: Dianna George Batts
Record added: Oct 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77809405
Donnell Dee <i>Cleveland</i> Batts-Henderson
Added by: Dianna George Batts
 
Donnell Dee <i>Cleveland</i> Batts-Henderson
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Donnell Dee <i>Cleveland</i> Batts-Henderson
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