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Marilyn Bateman

Jul 29th, 1940 - Jul 2nd, 2020

Graveside Service: 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 6, 2020, at Orchard Hill Cemetery, Louisville

Those attending are asked to go directly to the cemetery. 


   Marilyn Yvonne Bateman, age 79, of Louisville, Illinois, passed away Thursday morning, July 2, 2020, at her home with her brother, Darrell and sister, Carolyn at her bedside.

   She was born on Monday, July 29, 1940, in Louisville, the daughter of Burlin and Vida (Kincaid) Bateman. 

   A life-long resident of Louisville, Marilyn worked at the Clay County State Bank for 43 years.  She retired on Saturday, July 16, 2005.  Throughout the years Marilyn attended the Louisville United Methodist Church.  In later years, she attended the Boca Raton, Florida First United Methodist Church West Campus.

   Marilyn is survived by one brother: Darrell Bateman of Louisville; one sister: Carolyn (James) Banks of Boca Raton, FL; and 3 nephews: Tim (Teresa) Bateman and Wes Bateman both of Flora, and Dr. Sean Banks of Plantation, FL.

   She was preceded in death by her parents and sister-in-law: Lois.

   A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 6, 2020, at Orchard Hill Cemetery, Louisville with Pastor Ron Payne officiating.  Arrangements are in the care of Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Memorial donations are suggested to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation or the American Cancer Society and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a memory or condolence visit:  


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Lynn and Judy Van Dyke

July 4th

We have missed seeing Marilyn the last few years. She was always so nice and friendly at the bank. Prayers for the family during this time. We will see you Monday.

Gerald Frye

July 4th

sherri and roger miller

July 5th

I always enjoyed visiting with Marilyn when she worked at the bank and when she moved down the street from us on Madison Street. She was such a sweet lady and I know she will be missed by all who knew her.

Louanne Groves

July 5th

Many good memories of sharing visits and stories with Marilyn and her mother, Vida, in their home out in the country. Marilyn loved sharing funny incidents which would always be accompanied by much laughter.

Staci Bateman Groves and Family

July 5th

I’ll always remember the good visits with Grandma Vida and Aunt Marilyn. She always had a good story to pass along and some good dessert recipes for me to take home and make.

Nicole (Bateman) Gardewine

July 5th

I will always remember visiting with Aunt Marylin and Grandma Vida at the farm. They would share story after story and there was always a sweet treat involved. She will be missed by many.


July 6th

So sorry for your loss.

Leon& Glenda Sharp

July 6th

Our thoughts & prayers are with the family.



Trudy Zimmerman Stanford
Jack& Freda Stanfield
Ray Shannon & Shad
Jim &Janice Frost
Donna Kincaid Phillips
The O'Dell family
Larry Frost
Becky Wiley
Sharon Harnden
Neal & Janet Fehrenbacher
John and Caroline Zink
Glenda Cooper
Jim and Cathy Lewis
Lynn and Judy Van Dyke
Pete & Esther Walker
Louanne & Tony Groves
Staci, Ryan, Sylys, and Sylvyah
Ted, Nicole, & Olivia Gardewine
Karon Stanfield
Diana & Greg Rutland
Rita Weidner
Jim Johnson, Antoinette, Von, Edward & the complete Johnson family extends our condolences & prayers to the family of the Overtons.


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