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Olan B Batten

Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida, USA
Death 12 May 2013 (aged 89)
Dade City, Pasco County, Florida, USA
Burial Hernando County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 110522876 · View Source
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BATTEN, Olan B., age 89, of Brooksville, Florida, passed away at the Pasco Regional Medical Center on Sunday, May 12, 2013. He was the husband of the late Audrey Batten. Born in Brooksville, he was the son of the late Robert and Henrietta (Ferrell) Batten. He was the owner of Batten Ranch, Brooksville. He was a veteran of the US Army serving during WWII. Watermelons were his passion and he was affectionately known as "The Watermelon King" around the Spring Lake area. He was a member of the first Zoning Board in Hernando County. He loved his grandchildren and great- grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by his daughter: Betty Beyer and son: Jimmy Batten, both of Brooksville. He was the grandfather of Doug, Melanie, Mark, Brett, Jennifer, Travis and Trent and great-grandfather of Audrey, Lacey, Parker, Charlie, James, Charlotte, Bryce, Heather, Jacob and Noah. He is also survived by a brother: Thomas Batten of Perry, FL. There will be a visitation at the Turner Funeral Homes Brooksville Chapel, 504 E. Jefferson St., Brooksville on Thursday, May 16, 2013 between 6:00-8:00 PM. Graveside Services will be held at Johnson Cemetery on Friday, May 17, 2013 at 10:00 AM where Mr. Batten will be laid to rest. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Never Say Never Foundation which assists children with loss of limbs. Donations may be made in his memory to the foundation at 3965 N.E. 15th Ct. Road, Ocala, FL 34479. Arrangements by Turner Funeral Homes (352) 796-3588.
Published in on May 14, 2013

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 110522876
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Olan B Batten (23 Sep 1923–12 May 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110522876, citing Johnson Cemetery, Hernando County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Scott Black (contributor 47041811) .