Mrs Maude Bateman, 77, died at 4 a.m. Sunday at her home in Hazleton following several months illness.


Born at Hazleton on May 20, 1874, she was a lifelong resident of that community.


Surviving are a son, John Bateman, at home; six sisters, Rose and Edith Thorne of Hazleton; Mrs. Alda McMickle and Mrs. Clyde Williams, of Redman, Ore; Mrs Hazel Lagenour, Tacoma, Wash; and Mrs. Nettie Kimmons, Memphis, Tenn; and nine grandchildren.


Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Colvin and Son chapel with burial to be in the Hazleton IOOF Cemetery.


Mrs. Bateman is at the Colvin and Son funeral home where friends may call.



Originally submitted by Betty Sellers