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Walter Batson Obituary

1917 - 2000
Walter A. Batson, 82, of Demorest, Georgia, a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II, and a teacher at Demorest Elementary School for 27 years before his retirement, died at Lanier Park Hospital on Wednesday, September 13, 2000, following a short illness. The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 14, 2000, 79 p.m., at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, 245 Highway 441 South, Demorest, Georgia. Lying in state on Friday, September 15, 10:30 a.m. until time of funeral services at 11 a.m., at New Hope Baptist Church. Funeral services will be officiated by the Rev. Hoyt Skelton. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choosing.

Published online on 9/13/2000.