Thomas Norman Batts, 94 of Athens,
passed away at his home April 5, 2019.
A graveside service will be held at
1:30p.m. Monday, April 15 at Poplar Creek Cemetery, Spry Funeral Home is
Mr. Batts was born in Limestone County, November 24, 1924 to John C.
Batts and Minnie Gilbert Batts. He was retired from TVA. He served in the
United States Navy during World War II. He was a lifelong member of Poplar
Creek Baptist Church. Norman was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years,
Thula Black Batts.
He is survived by sons, Jack Batts (Beth) and Jerry Batts
(Marilyn), two sisters, Emily Johnson and Nella Catherine Hardy both of
Talladega, three grandchildren, Allison Batts, Christopher Batts (Leslie) and
Lauren Batts McCracken (Will), one great grandson, Finnegan.
expresses their sincere appreciation for the compassionate care of their father
by Hospice and his caregiver, Ms. Dona Pack. In lieu of flowers, the family
request memorial donations be made to Hospice of Limestone County or the
charity of your choice.