Harold D. Batten

July 20, 1933June 26, 2011

H. Dean Batten H. Dean Batten, 77, of Parkersburg passed away Sunday, June 26, 2011 at Camden Clark Medical Center- Memorial Division. He was born July 20, 1933 in Zona, WV a son to the late Howard and Hazel Lawrentz Batton. He was a mechanic for GE, and veteran of the US Army serving in the Korean Conflict. He was a loving husband and father who loved the outdoors; hunting, fishing and traveling on motorcycle. He is survived by his wife G. Rochella Batten, son, Michael Batten of Vienna, daughters, Dee Dee Silvers (Dick) of Cookeville, Tenn., Ginger Wingrove (Ray) of Vienna, Kathy Noll of Parkersburg, and Sharon Hawk (Dean) of Charlotte, NC, brother, Lester Batton, sister, Norma Curfman (Leo), 10 grandchildren, and 10 Great Grandchildren. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Batton, and granddaughter, Krystal Buskirk. Visitation will be Tuesday, June 28, 2011 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. Service will be Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 11:00 am at the funeral home, with visitation one hour prior to the service, Parkersburg with Dr. Russell Hosey officiating. Burial will follow in the Sunset Memory Gardens. Online condolences may be left by visiting


  • Visitation Tuesday, June 28, 2011
  • Visitation Tuesday, June 28, 2011
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Harold D. Batten

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Vickie Walker

July 4, 2011

Rochelle, Ginger,& others I was so sorry to read about Deans death. I would have loved to been able to come to the funeral home but with Rons death so soon before I just couldn't come. Praying God will give you Grace to get through these difficult days and they will be numerious. Love & Prayers, Vickie Walker

Ray and Marla Reynolds

June 30, 2011

Ginger and family, we were so sorry to hear about your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I did not see this until this eve (Wed). Love Ray and Marla

Bill & Jeanie Gum

June 29, 2011

Dear Rochella & family, we are so sorry of the passing of Dean, we sure have good memories of Dean, we are at our place at Myrtle Beach & will not be able to attend the funeral, but our thoughts & prayers are with you!!

Edna Myers

June 29, 2011

Rochella and family:
Sorry to hear of your loss. May the love of God, family and friends help you though you time of need.

Jerry & Sherri Murphy

June 29, 2011

Know that we are praying for your family at this difficult time. We know that God can and will carry you forward, He is always faithful.

Kim Walters

June 28, 2011

Dear Aunt Rochella and family,
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Uncle Dean. Each of you are in our thoughts and prayers for comfort and peace. We love you.

Greg, Kim and family

Sean Williams

June 28, 2011

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Don and Kathy Wise

June 28, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.