Helen M. Bateman, 79

January 29, 2009

-JAN. 27, 2009

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Helen Marie Bateman, 79, of Martinsburg, and a resident of Elmcroft Assisted Living Facility, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009.

Born in Long Beach, Calif., she was the daughter of the late Paul and Thelma McIntosh Anderson.

She was a graduate of UCLA, with a graduate degree from Edinboro State University.

She taught in several school districts in Pennsylvania, New York and New Mexico.

She is survived by her husband, John Bateman of Watertown, N.Y.; four sons, Eric Bateman of Pittsburgh, Philip Bateman of Baltimore, David Bateman of Martinsburg and Peter Bateman of Medford, Ore.; and nine grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Robert Adrian and Harold Anderson.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, 101 W. King St., Martinsburg, WV 25401 or to C-cap Loaves and Fishes, 336 S. Queen St., Martinsburg, WV 25401.


Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

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