SNEADS FERRY - Nellie Mae Batson, 89 died Sunday, February 10, 2019 at her home.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday at Salem Baptist Church with Rev. Sandy Bain and Rev. Glenn Bohannon officiating.
Mrs. Batson was born in Onslow County and was a published author and a homemaker. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Sina Rogers Swinson. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, William Ray Batson, Sr.; two sons, Larry Batson and Corky Batson; four brothers, Claudie Swinson, Leon Swinson, Samuel Swinson and Edward Swinson, Jr.; and four sisters, Charlotte Osborne, Lillie Coleman, Mary Barber and Sarah Flynn.
She is survived by four sons, Mark Batson (Chrissy) of Seven Lakes, NC, Bill Batson (Rose Marie) of Sneads Ferry, Clay Batson (Traci) of Rockingham and Ransom Batson (Crystal) of Pinehurst; one brother, Kenneth Swinson of Maple Hill; two sisters, Susan Davis of Adairville, KY and Sybil Marshburn of Maple Hill; and seven grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the home of Bill Batson.
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