Haskell M. Bateman


Funeral services for Mr. Haskell M. Bateman will be held on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home, with Rev. Bill Webb and Rev. Kyle Naylor officiating. Burial will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Garden. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Bateman, age 82, of Meridian passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019.
Mr. Bateman was an active member and deacon of First Baptist Church of Marion. He served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1955 until 1959; subsequently, he worked for the city of Meridian, retiring in 1992. Mr. Bateman will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ella Bateman; daughter, Angie (Mike) Holcomb; grandchild, Hank (Amberly) Holcomb; great-grandchildren, Ollie and Keelie Holcomb; two sisters; and two brothers.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
Pallbearers will be the deacons of First Baptist Church of Marion. Honorary pallbearers will be Louis McDonald, Leroy Broadway, Larry Grayson, and Sammy Mathis.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at robertbarhamffh.com.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home.
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