Mary Louise Bateman

(June 3, 1915 - March 3, 2010) Mrs. Mary Louise Bateman, 94 of Gainesville died Wednesday March 3, 2010 at the Oaks at Limestone. She was the daughter of the late Julian Emory and Lessie Mae Threlkeld Ransom. Mrs. Bateman was a homemaker and a member of the Mt. Carmel Christian Church in Decatur for over 50 years. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who spent her life caring for and loving her family. Survivors include her Son and Daughter-in-law; Paul and Dianne Bateman, Flowery Branch; Grandchildren; Jeffrey S. Bateman, Lilburn; Jason and Suzanne Bateman, Hoschton; Great Grandson, Grady Bateman, Hoschton; Sister, Marie Boston, Lilburn. Mrs. Bateman is preceded in death by her husband, Paul T. Bateman, Sr. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday March 7, 2010 in the chapel of the First Baptist Church on Green Street. The Rev. Dr. Bill Coates will officiate. The family will receive friends in the Banquet Hall of the First Baptist Church on Sunday March 7. 2010 from 1:00 p.m. until the funeral hour. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to the Ministry of Caring at the First Baptist Church, 751 Green Street, Gainesville, Ga. 30501. Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gainesville, Georgia 30501.