BENTON - Ralph Archie "Tom" Batts, 82, of Benton, IL died at time 10:00 p.m. on Friday, June 17, 2011 at Helia Health Care Center in Benton.
Mr. Batts is survived by his daughter Karen McClerren (Sam) of Chatham and his grandson Matthew McClerren of Chatham.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Morton and Johnston Funeral Home. The Reverend Kurt Sanders will officiate at the funeral on Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Morton and Johnston Funeral Home, followed by burial services in the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery in Benton, IL.
Military Rites will be conducted by the Benton American Legion & VFW.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Benton American Legion or the Benton First Christian Church.
Published in The State Journal-Register on June 19, 2011