Flossela Batten

FLOSSELA BATTEN, 87 ROCKFORD - Flossela Batten, 87, of Rockford passed away March 10, 2014. Born June 8, 1926, in Camden, AR, she was the daughter of Buddy and Maggie (Murdock) Bellam. She was the wife of the late Charlie Batten. A member of Pilgrim Baptist Church for over 74 years, Flossela was very active in the church choir and Senior Saints until her health declined. She was also a former employee of Amerock, where she retired after 26 years of employment. She is lovingly survived by her children, Delores Jenkins of Charleston, SC, Bernadine (Roland) Williams, and Christopher Batten of Rockford; 7 grandchildren; 7 great- grandchildren; and 1 great- great-grandchild. Flossela was predeceased by her husband, parents, 2 brothers, and 2 sisters. The family wishes to give special thanks to Renee for the care given to Mrs. Flossela. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday, March 21, at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1703 Central Avenue, Rockford, with Rev. Dr. Kenneth Board officiating. Visitation 9 a.m. to time of service. Entombment in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be submitted at sunsetfhmemgardens.com.

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Published in Rockford Register Star from Mar. 19 to Mar. 20, 2014