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Sherland Roger Batten


Revised on: 03.14.2018 at 04:36 p.m.

Posted on: 03.12.2018 at 07:21 a.m.

Sherland Roger Batten, 65, died Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Columbus Regional Healthcare in Whiteville. He was the son of the late Myrtle Spivey Batten and Lacy “JE” Batten. He was also preceded in death by two daughters, Carol Marie Dowless and Joy Marie Ludlum.
Final rites were held Wednesday, March 14 at Worthington Funeral Home with Revs. Paul Page and Derick Batten officiating. Interment was in the Batten Family Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Dianna Carol Coleman of Bladenboro; three brothers, Dale Batten of Cerro Gordo, Gene Batten and Jimmy Batten, both of Chadbourn; five sisters, Brenda B. Blackwell and Betsy B. Strickland, both of Thomasville, Carolyn B. Bennett of Winston Salem, Diane B. Thompson of Bladenboro and Earlene B. Stewart of Chadbourn; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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