T. J. Batchelor - Obituary - Corsicana Daily Sun - 6 Sep 1933 - pg.5

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T. J. Batchelor - Obituary - Corsicana Daily Sun - 6 Sep 1933 - pg.5 - NEXT TO LAST OF KIRVEN CONFEDERATE 'VETERANS IS...
NEXT TO LAST OF KIRVEN CONFEDERATE 'VETERANS IS DEAD KIRVKN, Sept. 6.—'<Spl.)'—T. J. Batchelor, one of two surviving Conferedate veterans here, passed In final review before the Great Commander Sunday and went to join his General, Robert E. Lee Of whom he never tired talking. Funeral services were conducted conducted from the First Baptist church Monday afternoon with interment interment In the Cotton Gin cemetery. cemetery. Rev. R. L. Nash of Mexia, pastor of the church here of which deceased was a falthfu} member held the services at the church after which the Masonl lodge took charge. Mr. Batchelor, .who had bee confined to Is bed for elev months, would have been eightf- nine years of age October 14. . served throughout, the Civil and delighted in reminiscing the battles In which he took He was a Mason and an Star — probably the oldest In the county. Surviving are his wife, onef son, and four daughters and a /number /number of grandchildren. Mr* Jim Sessions of .Fairfleldr wife of Sheriff Sessions, being one of 'them. The children are: /Dr. C! c; Batchelor of Teaguei Mrs, Georgia Lenolr of Los Angeles, California; 'Mrs. J. B. ;Ti«is and Mrs. Pete Huokabee .of^ and -Mrs. Lewis Smiley eff Mexia. He also has one step-son, Tllford Jeeter, of Tyler. . I The remains were lal?, to rest amid a flower banked ' sepulchel In the Cotton/ Gin cemetery near Mexia. . ' • •"'•'.•

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  1. Corsicana Daily Sun,
  2. 06 Sep 1933, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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