Barbara Bateman

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October 15, 1932 - June 17, 2023

Barbara F. Morgan Bateman, age 90, of Knoxville passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, June 17, 2023.

A member of Alice Bell Baptist Church, Barbara was a graduate of UT Nursing School and worked as a Registered Nurse at East TN Baptist Hospital and St. Mary's Medical Center.

She is preceded in death by husband, Charles L. Bateman, and parents, Dan I. and Trula M. Morgan.

She is survived by sons, Steve (Debbie) Bateman of Greer, SC, and Phillip (Ashley) Bateman of Corryton, TN; grandchildren, Kent (Ana) Bateman of Knoxville, TN, Greg (Amber) Bateman of Taylors, SC, Peyton M. Bateman of Corryton, TN, Hannah G. Bateman, of Corryton, TN, and Elliana Grace of Corryton, TN; and great-grandchildren, Whitaker, Norah, Corban and Rohan Bateman.

Special thanks to UT Medical Hospice Care, Care Around the Block, and neighbors, Ben, Marcia and Roz.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, June 23, 2023, at Bridges Funeral Home with Pastor Kent Bateman officiating. The family will receive friends following the funeral service. There will be a private interment.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to City Church of Knoxville, 522 Sevier Ave., Knoxville, TN 37920 or Alice Bell Baptist Church, 3305 Alice Bell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37917.

Arrangements by Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, 865-523-4999.

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