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    Friday, December 30 2022
    Shirley T Batte

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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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