Connie Joyce Coleman

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Connie Joyce (Batten) Coleman, 59, of Rector, died Monday, January 28, 2013 at Rector Nursing and Rehab.

Mrs. Coleman was born on June 4, 1953 in Flint, Mich. to J.W. and Beatrice Batten. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include two daughters, Sheila Coleman and Donna Coleman; one sister, Bonnie Spurlock of Rector; two nieces, Kami Clayton of Rector and Kailee Carter of Paragould; one nephew, Zachary Carter of Paragould; three grandchildren, Tiffany, Tosha and Christopher and four great-grandchildren, Conner, Bailey, Casen and Christopher.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three brothers, Terry, Larry and Norman Batten; a sister, Diane Madison and a niece, Billie Jean Clayton.

Visitation will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Mitchell Funeral Home in Rector. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 in the funeral home chapel with Stanley McCluskey officiating. Burial will follow in the Hunter Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Zach Carter, Matt Zorn, Christopher Robinson, Mike Simpson, Levi Hendrix and Floyd Scott.

Mitchell Funeral Home of Rector is in charge of the arrangements.