The Washington Times-Herald

January 7, 2013

Mary Bateman

Dec. 8, 1924 - Jan. 4, 2013

Washington Times-Herald

GREENFIELD — Mary E. (Gilley) Bateman, 88, passed away Friday at Brandywine Nursing Home in Greenfield. She was born Dec. 8, 1924, the daughter of the late James Gilley. Mary was a graduate of Washington High School and retired in 1989 as a secretary for the Armour Star Company. She was a member of the Central Christian Church. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, George C. Bateman; a daughter, Jane Herbst of Greenfield; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter Rebecca “Becky” Bateman; brothers Carl and Lional Gilley; and sister Martha Joyce. No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are entrusted to Stillinger Family Funeral Home, 1780 W. Main, Greenfield, IN 46140. Online condolences can be made by visiting