Grace Faye <I>Tubbs</I> Batey


Grace Faye Tubbs Batey

Red Bay, Franklin County, Alabama, USA
Death 7 Feb 2008 (aged 85)
Mississippi, USA
Burial Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi, USA
Plot SW Quadrant
Memorial ID 57767066 View Source
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Saltillo - GRACE FAYE BATEY, 85, died Thursday, February 7, 2008, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County after an extended illness. She was born May 12, 1922, in Red Bay, Ala., to the late Amos Houston and Katie Bertha James Tubbs. The daughter of a sharecropper, she grew up all over the south, living in Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. The past 30 years of her life were spent in Daytona Beach, Fla. until moving to Tupelo to be near her grandchildren. She worked as a nurses' aide and also a caregiver for the elderly. She enjoyed sewing. She loved spending time with her friends and her church, Beville Church of Christ in Daytona Beach, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Homer Batey; one daughter, Gloria Gregg; one son, Gwin Batey; one sister, Cleo Flippo, two brothers, Billy Tubbs and Martin Tubbs.

Gravesite Details c/o Amos Houston Tubbs & Katie Bertha James; m. Homer Batey


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  • Created by: Ann Lindsey
  • Added: 27 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 57767066
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Grace Faye Tubbs Batey (12 May 1922–7 Feb 2008), Find a Grave Memorial ID 57767066, citing Tupelo Memorial Park Cemetery, Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Ann Lindsey (contributor 46801569) .