Rose Hill - Myrtle Elizabeth Exum Batts, 91, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center in Wilmington, NC. Mrs. Batts was born September 10, 1927 in Duplin County, NC to the late Roy Exum and Lucy Lee Exum.
A memorial service will be held 6:30 p.m., Friday, March 29, 2019 at Rose Hill Baptist Church in Rose Hill, NC. Visitation will follow the memorial service. A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 30, 2019 in Rose Hill Cemetery, Rose Hill, NC
Mrs. Batts is survived by three daughters, Gayle B. Lucas and husband, David of Watha, Kaye B. Buckner and husband, Fuzzy of Rose Hill, and Edwina B. Raynor and husband, Craig of Rose Hill. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Nicholas Buckner and wife, Tracy, Kayla Carter and husband, Brad, Joshua Buckner, Holli Jackson and husband, Dustin, Cynthia Chandler Coates and husband, Chuck, Ernie Lucas, and Davy Lucas and wife, Lee Ann and ten great grandchildren, Brevin Carter, Journey Chandler, Lucas Chandler, Jesse Lucas, Anna Townsend Carter, Roman Carter, Rebecca Jackson, MaKenzie Tate Jackson, Reese Buckner, and Nolan Buckner.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Batts was preceded in death by husband, Tom Batts; grandson, Tate Raynor, four brothers, Eugene, Clifton, Gordon, and Alton Exum.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.