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Deborah Battey
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Deborah Susan Battey, 63, of Danville, passed away Friday, March 23, 2018 in Harrodsburg. She was born on May 17, 1954 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to the late Gordon and Norma Fowler Shipp. Surviving is her loving husband, Robert "Bob" Battey.

Deborah was a speech pathologist, graduating from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois and receiving her master's degree from Michigan State. She worked for many years in Racine, Wisconsin and retired from Garrard County Schools. Deborah was a faithful member of Indian Hills Christian Church.

Also surviving is a step-son, James Robert Battey of Louisiana; a brother, Steven Shipp of Michigan; a sister, Cynthia Shipp Lister (Doug) of Iowa; three nephews, Jarrod Lister of Iowa, Kyle Shipp (Dianna) of North Carolina, and Andy Lister of Iowa; and two nieces, Stacey Shipp Brill (Richard) of Virginia and Katie Lister of Iowa.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister in law, Becky Shipp.

Funeral services will be 1PM Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Preston Pruitt Spurlin Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Crowe officiating. Burial in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, March 26, 2018 from 6-8PM at the funeral home.

Pallbearers are Eddie Ensslin, Jimmie Evans, Steve Gover, Mark Lanham, Bill Loran, and Tony Massi.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Indian Hills Christian Church Missions.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Preston Pruitt Spurlin Funeral Home

331 South Fourth Street
Danville, KY 40422





1:00 PM
Preston Pruitt Spurlin Funeral Home

331 South Fourth Street
Danville, KY 40422

Cemetery Details


Camp Nelson National Cemetery

6980 Danville Road
Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356


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