Needom Lloyd “Bud” Batten, Jr. age 79, died Friday morning at his home. Born February 11, 1939 in Johnston County to the late Needom Lloyd and Thanie Mae Stallings Batten, he was a retired Adult Probation/Parole officer with the State of North Carolina. Bud attended Atlantic Christian College, where he received a BA in Biology with a minor in Chemistry in 1963.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018 in the Micro First Baptist Church, where he was a long-time member, with the Rev. Tim Stevens, the Rev. Dennis Pollock and the Rev. Rickey Evans officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall
Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Janice Howell Batten; son, Christopher Lloyd Batten; daughter, Traci Batten Radford and husband Tyson and two grandsons, Garrison Radford and Caiden Radford all of Kenly; sister, Marie Austine Stancil of Middlesex and a brother, Larry Batten of Selma.
Memorial contributions can be made to the NC Baptist Foundation, 201 Convention Drive, Cary, NC 27511, Memo: Batten Mission Endowment (#000831).