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Connie Millsap Bateman

April 17, 1950 — October 12, 2021

Connie Millsap Bateman, age 71 of Abingdon, Va., passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.  She was born to the late L. Franklin Millsap and Dorothy Thomas Millsap.  She volunteered for Johnston Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and was a member of Greenfield Baptist Church. 

In addition to her parents, Connie was also preceded in death by her son, Gale Bateman, PhD. 

She is survived by her husband, Howard Bateman; sister, Joyce Ann Millsap of Abingdon, Va.; brother, David Lynn Millsap and wife, Kimberlee, of Abingdon, Va.; two grandsons, Brady Bateman and Dylan Bateman of Lewisburg, Ohio; daughter-in-law, Jana Huff Bateman, of Lewisburg, Ohio; aunt, Marjorie Thomas of Abingdon, Va.; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.      

A graveside service will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. in Rosedale Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Roy Bateman, Sr. officiating.  Visitation will follow the graveside service in the fellowship hall of Rosedale Baptist Church.   

Memorial contributions may be made to Faith in Action, P.O. Box 2419, Abingdon, Va. 24212, or Greenfield Baptist Church, 30080 Hawthorne Dr., Meadowview, Va. 24361, c/o Larry Neese.    

The family would like to express their appreciation to Fresenius Dialysis Center, Johnston Memorial Hospital, Valley Healthcare, and Connie’s caregivers.   

Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting and signing the online guest register.  The family of Connie Millsap Bateman is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 E. Main St., Abingdon, Va. 24210, (276) 623-2700.
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Service Schedule

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Friday, October 15, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Rosedale Baptist Church Cemetery

26396 Lee Highway, Abingdon, VA 24211

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Friday, October 15, 2021

11:30am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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