Wanda J. Bateman
November 20, 1928 – November 7, 2018
Wanda Joyce Bateman passed into her eternal home to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ, on November 7, 2018 after a brief illness. Wanda was born to parents Clayton Lee and Marietta McNatt Bateman in Booneville Tennessee on November 20, 1928. Her family moved to Shelbyville, Tennessee and later to Nashville where she graduated from Central High School. Wanda had a very successful career as a CLU and Financial Planner with Fidelity Mutual Insurance Company subsidiary Wood, Bateman, and Associates. Attaining her CLU in 1966, she was a pioneer as a woman in the insurance industry and became president of the Nashville Association of Life Underwriters in 1978-79.
Wanda was predeceased by parents Clayton Lee and Marietta McNatt Bateman, and brother Aaron Clayton Bateman. She is survived by brother Ben Carlyle Bateman Sr, nieces Patricia Bateman McLean (John) and Lisa Bateman Snoddy (Tony), nephews Ben Carlyle Bateman Jr (Dianne) and Aaron Lee Bateman, five great nephews, two great nieces, two great great nephews, and three great great nieces.
Wanda was a 70 year member of Judson Baptist Church, active in Sunday School and the Judson Jewels. She became a member of Mt. Juliet First Baptist Church after she moved to Rutland Place in 2015. A celebration of life will be held Monday November 12, 2018 at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton funeral home at 11:30 with visitation beginning at 10 AM. Dr. Raymond Langlois will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Judson Baptist Church.
- In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Judson Baptist Church
- Visitation Monday, November 12, 2018
- Funeral Service Monday, November 12, 2018
Wanda J. Bateman
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November 9, 2018
I met Wanda at Rutland Place two years ago and visited with her monthly during that time.She was so well spoken and interesting to know.She spoke so fondly of Judson church and her Judson Jewel friends. She was to celebrate 90 years in the coming weeks and oh what a birthday she is going to have! She will be missed by her many friends and family. My thoughts and prayers go out especially to her beloved brother that she did cross word puzzles with every morning and called each night. I know he will miss her very much.