Ms. Batey was born Jan. 16, 1933, in Three Rivers to Emelia (Gomez) and Santiago Garza. She was a Catholic and an LVN for Christus Spohn Health Systems.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Santiago and Emelia Garza.
Survivors include a daughter, Emily Dalton of Corpus Christi; two sons, Ralph James (Sylvia) Batey and Robert Gerald Batey, both of Corpus Christi; three grandchildren, Michelle, Robert and Ralph; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Johnny Garza of Three Rivers; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation was held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home chapel in Three Rivers. A rosary was recited there at 1:30 p.m.
A graveside service was conducted at 2 o’clock that afternoon at Three Rivers Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Ralph James Batey, Robert Gerald Batey, Robert Matthieu Dalton, Ralph James Batey II, Erasmo Garza, Ruben Garza and Alex Gutierrez.
Arrangements were under the direction of Galloway & Sons Funeral Home, Three Rivers.