Letitia Arlene Casteel Batey

Anahuac, Chambers County, Texas, USA
Death 11 Jul 2018 (aged 88)
Plano, Collin County, Texas, USA
Burial Denton, Denton County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 191445701 · View Source
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Letitia Arlene (Casteel) Batey
June 27, 1930 - July 11, 2018

Letitia Arlene (Casteel) Batey passed away on July 11, 2018 in Plano, Texas. She was 88. Tish, as she was known, was born on June 27, 1930 in Anahauc, Texas.

Letitia was raised in Houston and graduated from Lamar High School. She went on to North Texas State University where she graduated with a degree in Home Economics. Tish married Robert W. Batey in Hamshire, Texas on December 24, 1950. She lived and worked in Denton until the family moved to Dallas, Texas in 1960. Tish retired after 35 years as a Licensed Dietitian. The major part of her career was spent in Garland ISD as Head Dietitian where she continued her lifelong friendship with her co-workers. She loved to eat at The Circle Grill, cheer for the Dallas Cowboys, and dance at Ma Brand’s.

Tish is survived by her sisters, Mary Ellen Stenborg and husband, Jim, of Georgetown, TX, Barbara Payne and husband, Tommy of AZ. Three children, Larisa Lee Eubanks and husband Ron of McKinney, TX, Elaine Batey McDonald of Jacksonville, TX and Robert W. Batey, Jr. and wife, Lea Ann of Temple, TX. Three grandchildren, Lacy Haney and husband Grant, Vance McDonald and wife Meredith, Casey Guzman and husband David. Tish especially enjoyed her 5 great grandchildren, Zane, Ramzee, Kinley, Audrey and Dailey as well as many cousins in S.E. Texas.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Byron Wharton and Lena Mae (Shellhammer) Casteel.

Services for Letitia will be graveside at Roselawn Memorial Park in Denton, Texas on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 10:00 A.M.

Finally, we would like express our sincere thanks and gratitude to Dayspring Assisted Living for their caring attention. In lieu of flowers, you may donate to Meals On Wheels Collin County, 600 N. Tennessee Street, McKinney, Texas 75069 or the FUMC Jacksonville Children's Ministry.

(Published by Bill DeBerry Funeral Directors, Tuesday, July 17, 2018)

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  • Created by: Edith Guynes Stanley
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Letitia Arlene Casteel Batey (27 Jun 1930–11 Jul 2018), Find A Grave Memorial no. 191445701, citing Roselawn Memorial Park, Denton, Denton County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Edith Guynes Stanley (contributor 47114458) .