Marcelyn Lenora Batchelor, 83, died on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013.
She graduated from Glennville High with the class of 1946. After graduation she moved to Atlanta at age 17 and worked as a telephone operator for Bell Telephone. She later moved to Savannah and worked as an operator for the Savannah Police Department, retiring after 28 years. She was a loving, caring mother who raised four children as a single parent. She was a devout and religious individual who attended First Baptist Church of Pembroke.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bernice E. Weitman and Clair E. Weitman of Tattnall County.
Survivors include four children, Danny (Karen) DeLoach, Debi (Cliff) Richards, Mike (Julia) DeLoach and Milton (Samantha) Batchelor; nine grandchildren, Amelia (Sean) Nickerson, Caroline (Hunter) Terry, Chris (Nicole) Barnes, Jimmy (Molly) Barnes, Danny (Tahira) Barnes, Kathleen (Rex) Benton, Michael (Sarah) DeLoach, Daniel DeLoach, Randi Lynn (Bobby) Creech and Mathew Cook; and 14 great-grandchildren.
The funeral is at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Fox and Weeks Funeral Home on Hodgson Memorial Drive in Savannah. A graveside service is at 2 p.m. Saturday at Watermelon Creek Church Cemetery in Glennville.
Visitation is an hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Sign the online guest book at www.foxandweeks.com.
Arrangements are by Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors of Savannah.