Hazel Batson

Wednesday, August 18, 2004

COBDEN, Ill. -- Hazel L. Batson, 81, of Cobden died Monday, Aug. 16, 2004, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, Ill.

She was born March 7, 1923, in Anna, Ill., daughter of Jasper and Maude Nimmo Young. She and Robert Wesley Batson were married June 30, 1944.

Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Almeda Rotes of Granite City, Ill., Jeanette Kotosky of Anna, Linda Flavin of Carbondale; a son, Darrell Batson of Vienna, Ill.; two brothers, Bill and Clifford Young of Granite City; two sisters, Brenda of West Frankfort, Ill., Honey Lou of Golconda, Ill.; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, and nine brothers and sisters.

Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Anna from noon to service time today.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at the funeral home, with Joe Aldridge officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery at Carbondale.