Carol Ann Batton, 81, of Albany, GA, died June 3, 2021 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11:00 AM at Mathews Funeral Home. Pastor Melvin Slappey and Pastor Tommy Collier will officiate. Interment will follow in Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery. Her grandsons will serve as active pallbearers.
Carol was born on March 27, 1940 in Crescent City, FL to George and Colleen Harris. She grew up in Jacksonville, FL and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School. Carol attended and graduated from Nursing School in Fitzgerald, GA and worked as a LPN in Fitzgerald. She moved to Albany, GA in 1967 and went to work with Albany Industrial Supply as a bookkeeper and worked for thirty years retiring in 2019.
Carol was a member of Kinchafoonee Baptist Church and enjoyed helping people, fishing, crafting, yard sales and flea markets. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Batton, her daughter, Stacey Batton, and grandson, Brandon Woods.
Survivors include her children, Henry “Casey” (Vickie) Batton of Florence, KY, Tammy (Ronny) Jones of Mitchell County, GA, Kim (Dan) Miller of Lee County, GA and Charley (Robert) Harris of Las Vegas, NV, a sister, Rhonda (Tommy) Collier of Jacksonville, FL and a brother, Kenny Harris of Houston, TX, her grandchildren, Mandy Wood of Mitchell County, GA, Chris (Lisa) Jones of Sylvester, GA, Selena Jones of Albany, GA, Mandi Jones of Lee County, GA, Casey (Katie) Batton of Independence, KY, Chris (Stacy) Batton of Hebron, KY, Candace (Stephen) McCreary of Union, KY, Wesley (Katie) Miller of Plains, GA, Tiffany Katz and Brayden Benge both of Las Vegas, NV, twenty-three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Saturday at Mathews Funeral Home from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM.
Those desiring may make memorials in memory of Carol to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.
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