In Memoriam
Edward  James  Batt
Sequoyah Class of 1950
FORT GIBSON -- Graveside services for Edward James Batt, 71, of Norman and formerly of Tahlequah, will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, at the Fort Gibson National Cemetery, with Rev. Randall Johnson officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Reed-Culver Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

     Edward James Batt was born Sept. 16, 1931, in Adair County, the son of Isaac Newton Batt and Flora Skuse, and he passed from this life on Thursday, Feb. 20, in Norman.

     Edward grew up and lived much of his life in Adair and Cherokee Counties. He was a graduate of  Sequoyah High School  and Northeastern State University. He was a communications technician for Texaco. Edward was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially with his friends in Michigan.

Batt was preceded in death by his father.

     He is survived by two sons, Paul Batt of Fort Gibson, and Alan Batt and wife Sharon of Houston, Texas; a daughter, Patricia Stuckey of Jacksonville, Ark.; his mother, Flora Skuse of Tulsa; a sister, Evelyn Williams of Tulsa; three grandchildren; and many other relatives loved ones and friends.
 ©Tahlequah Daily Press 2003