Ralph Wesley Batten, Sr., 78, of St. Marys passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019, at UF Health in Jacksonville, FL.
Born May 17, 1940 in Pearson, GA, he was the son of the late Elisha and Myrle Batten. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Jane E. Batten, brothers, Walter Batten and Aubrey Batten, and sister, Alice Marie Batten White.
Mr. Batten was retired from Gilman Paper Company with over 30 years of service.
A Memorial services will be held Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 11am at Three Rivers Church on Miller Street in St. Marys, with Pastor Mike Roody officiating.
Survivors include his children, Ralph W. Batten, Jr., (Sherry), David R. Batten (Chris), and Lonnie J. Batten (Susan); sister, Mildred Deen, brothers, Clinton Batten and Herman Batten; grandchild, Calib D. Batten.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.