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Earl Jason Batten

April 21, 1926 May 5, 2018
Earl Jason Batten
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Obituary for Earl Jason Batten

Earl Jason Batten, 92, of Grottoes, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018, at King's Daughter Health & Rehabilitation in Staunton.

Earl was born in Rockingham County on April 21, 1926, a son of the late Sadie Bessie (Via) and Allen Jackson Batton.

He was one of the founding owners of Batton Brothers Store and Garage, and had owned and operated Jollett Springs Trailer Court. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean Conflict.

On March 6, 1982, he was united in marriage to Mary (Wade) Batten, who survives.

Earl is also survived by sister, Betty McGee of Grottoes; brother, Sam Batton of Grottoes; sister-in-law, Goldie Batton of Grottoes; five step-children; two step-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by brothers, Clarence, Edward, Winston, and Herbert Batton.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 PM Tuesday, May 8th at Johnson Funeral Service in Grottoes.

A graveside service with military honors will be conducted 11AM Wednesday, May 9th, at Augusta Memorial Park in Waynesboro, with Pastor Tim Munson officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grottoes Church of the Brethren, PO Box 498 Grottoes, VA 24441 and/or Virginia Joint Forces Honor Guard, 1800 Baylors Ln, Petersburg, VA 23805.

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6:00 PM 5/8/2018 6:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/8/2018 7:00:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Service in Grottoes
Johnson Funeral Service in Grottoes

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11:00 AM 5/9/2018 11:00:00 AM
Augusta Memorial

1775 Goose Creek Road
Waynesboro, VA 22980

Augusta Memorial
1775 Goose Creek Road Waynesboro 22980 VA
United States

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