Linda Sue Batson
Linda Sue Batson, age 70, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 9:52 a.m. on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. She was born November 10, 1946, in Springfield, the daughter of Jesse Wayne and Vivian Pearl (Elsey) Marti.
Linda was a 1964 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School. She retired from Jumping Jacks Shoes in Monett and worked for McShane Drug in Mt. Vernon. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, where she served her God faithfully and taught for 30 years in the nursery and served on finance and personnel committee.
On January 19, 1963, she married Jerry Wayne Batson, in Harrison, Arkansas.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Jerry; three daughters, Marty (Michael) Blinzler, of Pierce City, Shari (Alan) Moore, of Monett and Stacy (Fred) Romaine of Bolivar; two brothers, Richard (Jogene) Marti of Farmington, Arkansas and Dr. Robert (Barbara) Marti of Springfield; one brother-in-law, Steve (Carolyn) Batson of Norcross, Georgia; eight grandchildren, Marshall (Emily) Blinzler of Carthage, Brandon (Megan) Moore of Republic, Tiffany (Allen) Dark of Palmyra, Pennsylvania, Kirk (Sara) Moore of Joplin, Blake Moore of Monett, Ragan Blinzler of Pierce City, Kalynn and Frederick Romaine of Bolivar; two great-grandchildren, Madeline and Abigail Dark of Palmyra, Pennsylvania.
Her parents, Wayne and Vivian, preceded her in death.
A funeral service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the First Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow at the Union Cemetery in Stotts City, Missouri. Visitation will be held from 2:00–3:00 p.m. Thursday, prior to the service at the church.
Memorial donations may be made payable to the First Baptist Church Endowment Fund or to the First Baptist Church nursery department in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared at this website.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017
3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017
Burial will follow the funeral service