Shirley Ann Batten, 81, of Weston, passed away at 7:35 p.m., on Monday, October 2, 2017, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown following a long history of heart disease.
She was born in Buckhannon, on July 19, 1936, a daughter of the late Hubert Hartsel Shreve and Virginia Lee Hyre Shreve.
On May 30, 1956, she married Louis Burdell Batten and they celebrated 48 years of marriage before his passing on June 8, 2004.
She is survived by two sons: Allen Burdell Batten and wife, Diane, of Weston, and Ernie Duane Batten and wife, Pamela, of Weston; four grandchildren: Larry Batten, Amanda Blake, Joseph Batten, and Michael Batten; five great grandchildren; two sisters: Patricia Ocheltree of Buckhannon, and Macsonia Strader of French Creek; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by five siblings: Max Shreves, Gene Shreves, Geraldine Moore, Louise Davis, and Lois Sandy.
Shirley worked for the WV Glass factory in Weston for 12-plus years. On pretty days, she enjoyed taking leisurely drives through the countryside with her husband. She also liked working puzzles, shopping with her friends, mowing her yard, and spending time with her dogs.
Friends and family will gather at the Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service at 144 Hackers Creek Rd. in Jane Lew from 11 a.m. to noon, on Thursday, October 5, 2017. Funeral Services will follow at 12 p.m., at the Pat Boyle Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Mark Anderson officiating. Interment will follow at the WV National Cemetery.
The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored and privileged to serve the family of Shirley Ann Batten. Online condolences may be expressed at www.patboylefuneralhome.com.