Mary Jane Batten, 63, of Homeland, GA passed away Wednesday, June 6 in Brunswick, GA following a lengthy illness. She was born February 1, 1955 in Columbus, OH to the late Paul Harris Roach, Sr. and Barbara Nell Hayward Roach. She worked as a CNA at Folkston Park Nursing Home for a number of years.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers: Thomas Roach, Richard Roach and Paul Roach, Jr. and a sister: Susan Kirton.
She is survived by her husband of 45 years: Silas Batten; children: Matthew Wayne Batten (Victoria), David Lee Batten (Theresa) and Katrina Lynn Batten; a brother: Steven Roach; 5-sisters: Kate Melton (John), Teresa Slaten (Jerry), Barbara Johnson (Robert), Rebecca Newman (Claude), and Angela Chesser (Anthony); 6-Grandchildren and 2-Great Grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews and other relatives.
The family will receive friends Saturday, June 9 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home from 6-8 PM.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.