BATTON, Ella Mae (Coy)

Date of birth: 2 Mar 1867, Johnson County, Indiana

Date of death: 15 May 1943, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, May 17, 1943

MRS. BATTON PASSES AWAY
Lifelong County Resident, 75, Dies 
After Long Illness At Home 
On Franklin R. R. 3
      Mrs. Ella Mae Coy Batton, 75  years of age, 
a life-long resident of Johnson county, died Saturday 
evening at 5 o’clock at her home, three and one-
half miles south of Franklin on rural route three.  
She had been ill only a short time.
      Funeral services will be held at 11 o'clock 
Tuesday morning at the Christian church.  The 
Rev. Glenn O. Mills, pastor of the Edinburg 
Christian church will officiate.  Burial will be 
made in Greenlawn cemetery.  Friends are invited 
to call at the home at any time.
      Mrs. Batton, mother of 10 children, was a 
member of the Amity Baptist church.  She married 
William T. Batton on December 13, 1886, the 
couple celebrating their golden wedding anniver-
sary in 1936.
      Besides the husband, survivors are seven 
daughters, Mrs. Ida Pierce of Indianapolis, Mrs. 
Esta Coffman of Franklin, Mrs. May Oaks of near 
Edinburg, Mrs. Mabel Long of New Castle, Mrs. 
Carrie Bates of Crawfordsville, Mrs. Catherine 
Kern of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Edith Hoskins who 
lives with her parents.
      Also three sons, Sam J. Batton of Franklin, 
William Batton of Shelbyville and Henry Batton, 
who also lives at home; 22 grandchildren, 16 great 
grandchildren and one great great grandson.
      Mrs. Batton was born March 2, 1867, and was 
the daughter of Joseph Coy and Mary Ann Kinney 
Coy. 

Submitted by Mark Wirey

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