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    Friday, December 30 2022
    Shirley T Batte

    Posted by: Clarke and Staples Funeral Homes AT 12:21 pm   |  Permalink   |  21 Comments  |  Email
    To the family of Shirley please accept our condolences for the loss of your loved one, prayers. RIP🙏
    Posted by Jim and Deborah Nowlin on 12/31/2022 - 01:49 PM
    A true matriarch of Nutbush. Full of wisdom and a fair share of sass. She would always leave me laughing or shaking my head, oftentimes both. Love and time were precious to her and I will always remember her with a smile.
    Posted by David A. on 12/31/2022 - 03:22 PM
    Many prayers for the family as they go thru this difficult time.♥️🙏♥️🙏♥️🙏♥️🙏♥️🙏♥️🙏♥️
    Posted by Nellie Cichorz on 12/31/2022 - 03:28 PM
    Batts Family, She was a great lady to know. Sorry for her passing. Mariann, Eric and Jean Craigs
    Posted by Mariann Craigs on 12/31/2022 - 04:05 PM
    Posted by Robert Lindsey on 12/31/2022 - 04:05 PM
    Jimmie and I thought the world of her so very sorry for your lose prayers
    Posted by Martha Sweitzer on 12/31/2022 - 04:16 PM
    My sympathy is with your family.
    Posted by NANCY MARSHALL ALDER on 12/31/2022 - 06:02 PM
    My condolences to you and your family Mrs.Shirley truly going to be missed.
    Posted by Avis W.Otey on 12/31/2022 - 06:57 PM
    So sorry to hear of Shirley's passing. Sending love and prayers to the family. She will be missed by many.
    Posted by Kristy Elliott on 12/31/2022 - 07:26 PM
    Edith, Buck, Robbie, Jamie and Family, Jack and I are so very sorry for the loss of your Mom, but her suffering and pain is now over and she lives with our Savior. We will truly miss her as a valued customer and a great friend!! We send our love and pray for God's peace to be with you all. God Bless Each Of You!!
    Posted by Jack and Margaret Richards on 12/31/2022 - 09:49 PM
    Shirley was such a sweet person and I even remember back when I delivered her newspaper daily when I was younger and then when I was working at the funeral home she would stop by often just to chat and give me what for. :) No matter where she saw me I was sure to get a big hug. We send our condolences to the entire family and just know that we're praying for you and we will continue to do so in the days and weeks ahead. There's no doubt that she's resting with Jesus and she will surely be missed by so many. - Jonathan Sharpe and Family
    Posted by Jonathan Sharpe on 12/31/2022 - 11:37 PM
    Shirley was a good friend and a long time active member at our church. She will be missed by many who knew and loved her. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time. Ron and Anita Mattox
    Posted by Anita Mattox on 01/01/2023 - 06:26 AM
    I'm Buck's sister-in-law (his wife, Angie's big sister). I remember Shirley driving me and my other sister all around the area on a tour, shortly before Buck and Angie's wedding. (I live near Chicago and sister Susan lives near Boston). She was wonderful. Susan and I will never forget her. --Joyce
    Posted by Joyce Bonners Markle on 01/01/2023 - 11:18 AM
    Eternal be her memory. May she Rest In Peace. She was a very sweet lady that always had a warm bright smile on her face.
    Posted by George and Vicky Kokorelis on 01/01/2023 - 01:52 PM
    Prayers for the family and friends.
    Posted by Steve and Wilma McLaughlin on 01/01/2023 - 02:32 PM
    Buck and family yall are in our prayers. Itata farms
    Posted by Steven Pittman on 01/01/2023 - 06:01 PM
    So sorry to hear of Shirley's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family.
    Posted by Glen and Bobbie (Nicole) Smith on 01/01/2023 - 09:09 PM
    Edith & family, So sorry to learn of Shirley's passing. Find comfort in knowing that she is at peace and in the arms of our Heavenly Father. Continued prayers for the family in the many days ahead.
    Posted by Michael & Katherine Arthur on 01/02/2023 - 08:21 AM
    Edith, Buck, Robbie, & Jamie We were so sad to hear the passing of your mom. She was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed. You could tell at the cemetery from all the cars and people she was well known. Thoughts and prayers to all the family.
    Posted by Wilma Wright and Donald Wright on 01/02/2023 - 09:28 PM
    She was a nice lady. I remember always seeing her around town, when I lived in Victoria. Heartfelt Sympathy to all of her family. May God comfort y'all during this time.
    Posted by Mike Pettry on 01/03/2023 - 02:01 PM
    So very sorry! Thoughts and prayers! Betsy
    Posted by Betsy Newcomb Long on 01/04/2023 - 04:33 PM

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    Mrs. Shirley T. Batte, 88, of Victoria, Va. went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 30, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husbands, James C. “TeBo” Tharpe and Robert James Batte. She was a loving mother to sons,  James C. “Buck” Tharpe, Jr. (Angie) and  Robert James “Robby” Batte, Jr. all of Victoria, and daughters, Edith T. Glidewell of Victoria and Jamie B. Strat (Dino) of Powhatan. She was nanny to Robert C. “Chad” Acors (Anessa) of Victoria, Timothy R. Acors (Jennifer Neal ) of Amelia and Harry Strat of Powhatan and great-nanny to Aloha Acors of Victoria. Also surviving are special nieces, Debra Emerson of Drakes Branch, Elizabeth Williams (Hank) of Lunenburg Courthouse and Darlene Gee (Michael) of Kenbridge and devoted friend, Lucille Wood of Victoria. Shirley was a dedicated and devoted member of Victoria Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School to pre-school children for many years. She was active with Women Missions and was part of several mission trips to Standing Rock Indian Reservation in the Dakota’s.

    She believed in community and was a Life Member of VFW Auxiliary Post 9954, past member of the Victoria Women’s Club, and the Victoria Garden Club. She Volunteered at the CRS Food Pantry for many years and enjoyed the time she spent with her Food Bank Family. Graveside services will be held 11am Monday, Jan. 2, 2023 at the Lakeview Cemetery, Victoria. In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations to Community Resource Services Food Pantry, 1118 Pleasant Oak Road, Victoria, Va. 23974 or the Victoria Baptist church, P. O. Box 911, Victoria, Va. 23974. Staples Funeral Home, Victoria, in charge of arrangements.

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