Helen L. Batts

February 21, 2018

Helen L. Batts 90, of Frankfort, died at 10:28 a.m. February 21, 2018 at Wesley Manor.  She was born March 10, 1927 in Clinton County to Bernardo D. & Mabel (Gardner) Lee.  She married Rayburn Batts on May 1, 1949 at the First Methodist Church in Frankfort and he survives.

Helen was a 1945 graduate of Frankfort High school and was a lifelong Clinton County resident.  She worked for Peoples Life Insurance, Clinton County Recorder’s Office, Alden’s Department Store and The Farmers Bank, retiring from there in 1988. Helen was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.  She enjoyed gardening, flowers, baking cakes and decorating them, but most of all she enjoyed her grandchildren.

Visitation and Services

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Goodwin Funeral Home, with the visitation beginning at 1 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Wesley Manor Employee Appreciation Fund.

Survived by:

Husband: Rayburn Batts of Frankfort, Ind., 2 Sons: Jerry (Paulette) Batts of Frankfort, Ind., Steve (Debbie) Batts of rural Frankfort, Ind., Daughter: Sandra (Fritz) Mark of Spokane Valley, WA, 2 Sisters: Barbara Luper of Frankfort, Ind., Marian Guffy of Kirklin, Ind., Brother: Richard Garner Lee of Monticello, Ind., 6 Grandchildren, Andrew, Gwen, Amber, Ryan, Scott and Jacob and 1 Great Granddaughter: Makena.


Leave your Condolences

9 Condolences for “Helen L. Batts”

  1. Anil Kollipara & family February 22, 2018 at 1:17 pm

    Sorry to hear about Aunt Helen. She is one of the most wonderful ladies I ever met. Always had a huge smile. She will be missed. May God bless the family and provide strength and comfort during this difficult time.

  2. Trace McGarey February 22, 2018 at 2:58 pm

    To Rayburn, Jerry, Steve and Sandy, I am sorry to learn of Helen’s passing. While my mom & dad worked day shift in a factory, I spent many days of my summers with Helen when we lived out on the county line. Blessings on your families today as you prepare to send her Home.

  3. Jack Clemens February 22, 2018 at 4:07 pm

    Deb & Family,

    So sorry for your loss.

    Jack & Carla Clemens

  4. Deborah Reagan February 22, 2018 at 5:55 pm

    Our deepest condolences to the Batts family. Sending prayers and heartfelt sympathy. Terry and Deb Reagan

  5. Nancy Batts February 22, 2018 at 7:42 pm

    To my family of Helen Batts
    Rayburn, Jerry, Sandra, Steve
    Fond memories of Helen..always kind, loving and smiling..such a sweet soul. No one could ever make mac-n-cheese or red velvet cake like she could. My love to all during this difficult time. She will be missed.

  6. Mike and Patty Deford February 23, 2018 at 11:15 am

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. She’s at peace now. Remember all the good memories, let her live through those stories.

  7. Bill & Lora Layton February 23, 2018 at 8:42 pm

    The Batts Family, esp. Ray, Steve, Scott & Families: So sorry for the loss of your wife/ mother/grandmother. Helen will be missed.

  8. Greg and Karen Wysong February 24, 2018 at 1:38 pm

    Please accept our sympathy. Watched the video and the recurring theme was Helen always had a smile on her face. That is what we remember most about her. Everyone should strive to have such a wonderful outlook on life. Our prayers are with you.

  9. John & Darla Large February 24, 2018 at 4:18 pm

    So sorry for your loss.. Prayers & Hugs To All The Family!!

  10. Linda Johnson March 4, 2018 at 5:28 pm

    Endings are hard to understand. The boys and I are sorry for your loss. God bless Linda,Liam and Quentin Johnson

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