Carolyn Gibson Batten

January 13, 1935April 12, 2018

Carolyn Gibson Batten, 83, of Ivy, Virginia, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Carolyn was born on January 13, 1935, in Clifton Forge, Virginia, to the late Charles Lyman and Ruth Simmons Gibson. Carolyn was also preceded in death by her husband, George H. Batten, her sister, Deborah Gibson, and her nephew, Ross Gibson. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Jan Ryan and husband Pat, and her son, Gregory Batten, as well as her four grandchildren, Rachel McMillan and husband Ryan, David Ryan, Emily Ryan and husband Charlie Burns, and Andrew Ryan, and by her great grandson, Oliver McMillan. She is also survived by her brother, Bernard Gibson and wife Barbara, and her sister, Dee Shiflett and husband Calvin, as well as her niece, Tammy Shiflett, and four great-nieces, Brianna, Katie, Meaghan, and Kayleigh.

She loved her family deeply and she will be forever in our hearts.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 6-8 pm at Teague Funeral Home. The funeral will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 1 pm at Teague Chapel followed by burial at Holly Memorial Gardens.


  • Visitation Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 26, 2018

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