Mildred Ruth Batey(1934 - 2014)

Mildred Ruth Batey

Mildred Ruth Batey, age 79 of Clarksville, TN, passed away on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Centennial Medical Center.

Mildred was born on June 28, 1934 in Clarksville, TN to the late William Robert Dority and Claytie Davidson Dority. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Batey and son, Terry Allen Batey.

Funeral service will be held on Monday, June 30, 2014 at 1 p.m., at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Chapel, with Pastor David Fambrough officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. and Monday, June 30, 2014 from 12 p.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Mildred was a sales clerk with Montgomery Ward Department Store.

Mildred is survived by three sons, Tommy (Lynn) Batey of Lewisburg, TN, Gary (Betsy) Batey of Arkansas, and Kenneth Batey of Clarksville, TN; daughter, Ruth (Michael) Foster of Clarksville, TN; three brothers, Eugene (Annette) Dority, Donald (Joyce) Dority of Clarksville, TN and Charles (Bonnie) Dority of Tampa, FL; ten grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the March of Dimes, Attn.: DRFR, 1275 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605.

Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040. Online condolences may be made at


Funeral Home

Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street Clarksville, TN 37040
(931) 645-6488

Published in The Leaf Chronicle on June 28, 2014