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