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[February 19, 2007]
ATLANTA -- Donnita C. Bateman,
75, of Atlanta died Friday, Feb. 16, 2007, at 4:30 p.m. at her home.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Quiram Peasley
Funeral Home in Atlanta and from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday
at the Atlanta Christian Church. Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday at the church, with Maurice Stribling officiating.
Burial will be in Atlanta Cemetery.
retired from Maple Ridge Care Centre in Lincoln as
the director of nursing.
She was born Feb. 25, 1931, in Armington to
Claude and Ada White Cates. She married Charles Ray
Bateman on June 2, 1949, in Atlanta. He preceded her
in death on Oct. 10, 1989.
She is survived by one son, Allen Ray (and Julie)
Bateman of Phenix City, Ala.; one daughter, Cindie
Lea (and Roger) Juracek of Atlanta; one sister,
Odessa Roadarmel of Normal; three grandsons, James
Allen Bateman of Bloomington, Travis Lee (and
Marissa) Juracek of Wheeling and Justin Ray Juracek
of Fort Bragg, N.C.; and one great-grandson, Cole
She was also preceded in death by one sister,
Louise Cummins, and one brother, Archie Cates.
She graduated from Atlanta High School in 1949.
Memorials may be made to Atlanta Fire Department
or Atlanta Rescue Squad.
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