Farming Rural 20

Robert "Joe" Joseph Batten

October 27, 1931 ~ January 1, 2021 (age 89)


Mr. Joe Batten, age 89 of Four Oaks, passed away Friday, January 1, 2021 at UNC Johnston Healthcare, Smithfield, His funeral service will be held Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Central Baptist Church, Dunn, N.C. The family will receive family and friends at the church 1 hour prior to the funeral service. Mr. Batten's interment will be at Pauline Baptist Church Cemetery in Four Oaks. Officiating the service will be Rev. Tom Wagoner. 

Left to cherish his memories are his children: Marie Batten Barbour of Clayton, Robin Batten and wife Lynelle of Four Oaks and Glenn Batten of Four Oaks, daughter-in-law: Shelia Batten of Four Oaks, grandchildren; Katina Anderson and husband Andy, Deanna Lee and husband Blane, Lauren Byrd, Shepard Barbour and wife Amber, Chase Batten and wife Jamie and Sawyer Gordon and husband Clay. Eleven great grandchildren and his sister; Ercell Lee of Four Oaks. 


** Memorials may be made to American Legion Post 346, 5626 US Hwy. 301 South, Four Oaks, N.C. 27254 ** 

Due to the current health concerns the family understands if you are not able to join them for the funeral service. Your thoughts and prayers are appreciated. We ask that you adhere to social distancing and wear a mask at all times. 

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Services have been entrusted to West & Dunn Funeral Home, Newton Grove, North Carolina.

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January 9, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Central Baptist Church
6050 Plainview Highway
Dunn, NC 28334

Funeral Service
January 9, 2021

11:00 AM
Central Baptist Church
6050 Plainview Highway
Dunn, NC 28334


Pauline Baptist Church Cemetery
501 Stricklands Crossroads Rd.
Four Oaks, NC 27524


American Legion Post 346
5626 US Hwy. 301 South, Four Oaks NC 27524

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