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Sharon Lynne Batterson née Atwood of Fishing Creek, MD passed away surrounded by family, friends, and the exceptional staff at Dorchester General, on the 13th of May 2017. Sharon earned a bachelor’s degree from Towson University and had a long career in various roles including managerial in the field of Medical Administration and Billing where she worked for such organizations as Red Cross, TR Paul and IPS Physician Services which she helped start and build from the ground up. Sharon was tireless in her volunteer efforts having been involved with various civic, non-profit, and church related groups over her lifetime even volunteering at the local hospital post retirement, over those years she touched countless lives with genuine love and selflessness. Sharon is predeceased by her husband Walter Batterson and sister Barbara Jean Sabur née Atwood. Sharon is survived by her three children Lisa Seaton of NC, John Batterson of NC, and Christopher Batterson of ATL. Sharon is also survived by her companion William “Harvey” Cheezum, her brother Rex Atwood, and lastly 5 grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren who all became the light of her life. Services will be held at Hosier Memorial United Methodist Church in Fishing Creek, MD calling hours begin at 1 pm and the memorial service at 2pm on Thursday 5/18 with Rev. Doug Ridley officiating. In lieu of floral arrangements the family asks that donations be made in Sharon’s name to Patient Services Inc, a Non-profit organization which helps patients cover the high costs of premiums and medication co-pays. www.patientservicesinc.org
Arrangements entrusted to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge, MD
To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.newcombcollins.com
Visitation1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ,Thursday, May 18, 2017
Hosier Memorial United Methodist Church
Rippons Rd. Fishing Creek, MD, Dorchester 21634
Memorial Service2:00 PM ,Thursday, May 18, 2017
Hosier Memorial United Methodist Church
Rippons Rd. Fishing Creek, MD 21634
Extending deepest sympathy to family and friends in this time of sorrow. Please find comfort in knowing that soon all those in the memorial tombs will hear Jesus' voice and come out. (John 5:28,29) Until that blessed day, may Jehovah, the God of all comfort, grant you peace while many fond memories warm your hearts.
Annie Wingfield Jul 31 2017 12:00 AM
My dear wife and I would like to extend our condolences for the loss of your loved one (Proverbs 17:17). At difficult times like this we realize how precious and fragile life can surely be (James 4:14). As your family and friends comfort one another, as a neighbor please also be comforted by the sure hope the Bible gives us for all those who have died (2 Corinthians 1:3, 4). As recorded in the Bible, Jesus promised that one day he was going to bring back to life all those who have died (John 5:28, 29). That is why he encourages all of us to exercise faith in that promise, the life that Jesus gave in our behalf, and be blessed as we see that promise fulfilled (John 11:25; 3:16; 6:40;James 2:17). The Bible makes it clear that death is an "enemy" not only to mankind, but also to Almighty God (1 Corinthians 15:26). That is also why God promises to remove forever all the pain, suffering, wickedness, and death that mankind has had to endure for thousands of years (Revelation 21:3-5; Psalm 37:10,11,29). At that time soon, as the Bible indicates, both the living and the dead who are brought back to life will enjoy life, everlasting life, as God originally purposed for this earth thousands of years ago in the Garden of Eden (Genesis 1:28; Jeremiah 29:11). What a glorious day that will be for mankind who are doing what God asks of us, namely that we simply do His Will, not our own (1 John 2:17; 5:3; Proverbs 3:5,6). Please read and meditate on all these scriptures in your Bible and be comforted and blessed (Psalm 1:1-3; John 17:3). Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
George & Chris Ragusa May 18 2017 12:00 AM
Sending big hugs to Chris and all of Sharon's family and friends. Lucky to have met her and I know her kindness will continue to live through her dear son, Christopher XO
Julia, Jared + Omar May 16 2017 12:00 AM
Thinking of and praying for your family during this time of sorrow.
Melinda and Carlton Cook May 16 2017 12:00 AM
An Angel At Work - May 16, 2017 Posted: May 16, 2017 | Last Revised: May 16, 2017 When Tony (Harvey's son) and I got married, we had planned a simple little church service and no reception. Sharon took it upon herself to invite everyone back to her and Harvey's home, where she had prepared a wonderful brunch for everyone. She also had a beautiful cake made for us. If it wasn't for her loving heart and generosity, we wouldn't have had any reception at all. Tony and I will never forget what she did for us that day. Sharon was one of the sweetest, caring, generous, loving and giving people I ever had the pleasure to know. We didn't get nearly enough time with her. Take care of her Lord, you got yourself a pure angel.
Life Story May 16 2017 12:00 AM