Whiteville: John Curtis Batten, Jr. 75 of Whiteville died Sunday, March 11, 2018 at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center in Whiteville, N.C. He was the son of the late John Curtis “ J.C.” Batten and Kathleen Baldwin Batten. He was a member of White Marsh Baptist Church. He worked with Lowe's in Whiteville for over 32 years as their Warehouse Supervisor. He was a member of White Marsh Hunting Club for over 35 years. Survivors include his wife, Reba Cartret Batten of the home. Son, John C. Batten, III of Oak Island, N.C. , daughter, Tonya Batten of Morehead City, N.C. and a sister, Nancy Batten of Whiteville, N.C.
Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Whiteville Memorial Cemetery with Pastor Ray Yow and Dr. Ray Thigpen officiating .
In Lieu of Flowers, memorials may be made to White Marsh Baptist Church @ 341 White Hall Rd., Whiteville, N.C. 28472 or Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center @ 206 Warrior Trail , Whiteville, N.C. 28472
Active Pallbearers: Yates Powell, Billy Rushing, Trevor Sellers, Mitch Browning, Rodney Wilson, Jr. and Tony Miller .