-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.