BATEY, Bertha MaiAge 74 of Murfreesboro, passed away January 4, 2012. Preceded in death by her husband, Horace Cordell Batey. Survived by her children, Yvette (Kenneth) Blackman, Calvet (Keith) Shephard & Baron (Tonya) Batey; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren. Ms. Batey was Granny to all that met her & never met a stranger. She professed her life to Little Bethal AME Church. A graveside celebration of her life will be held 1 p.m. Monday, January 9, 2012 at Evergreen Graveyard, Murfreesboro. EASTLAND FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, (615) 227-9558.