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Dana M. Batten



10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 21, 2020
Dilton Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Dana Mae Veals Batten was born in Rutherford County, Tennessee on February 4, 1931 to the late Dennis and Gertrude (Oden) Veals. Aunt Dana departed this life on November 14, 2020.

She was preceded in death by parents, Dennis and Gertrude Veals; five brothers: Marion Veals, Dennis Veals, Cleo Bingham, and Ralph Veals; two sisters, Louise Veals and Margaret Veals.

She was educated in the Rutherford County School System.

Aunt Dana professed her life to Christ at an early age and became a member of Prosperity Missionary Baptist Church where she served faithfully in the choir and made sure every dinner had greens.

Aunt Dana was employed at Samsonite for many years. She also was on various bowling leagues in Murfreesboro.

She is survived by one devoted brother, Floyd (his children: Leo (DeAnne) Hathaway, Ann Hathaway, Cleo Veals), James P. (Molly) Veals and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and loving friends to cherish hermemory.

Scales and Sons Funeral Home

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