Nancy Louise (Cox) Batts, age 80 of New Castle, passed away Wednesday, November10, 2021. Daughter of the late Earl and Virginia (Mitchell) Cox, she was a homemaker and a member of Crossroads Lighthouse Church. She loved sewing beautiful hand-made quilts and sharing them with those she loved. She enjoyed studying the Word of God. Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Batts; a son, Larry Baker; and brother, Charles Cox.
Daughters: Deborah Ertel (Paul) of Seymour, IN
Loraine Sams (Jim Davis) of Columbia
Debbie Huttelmeier of Jeffersonville, IN
Sons: Bernard Baker of New Castle
John Baker of New Castle
Frank R. Batts (Stacy) of North Vernon, IN
Sisters: Gloria Bleigh (Herbert) of Crestview, FL
Phyllis Napier of Hawesville
23 Grandchildren 30 Great-Grandchildren
Service: 2PM on Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home, officiated by Bro. Paul Harvey. Bro. Nathan Shaw will be assisting.
Burial: New Castle Cemetery
Honorary Pallbearers: Herbert Bleigh, Josh Baker and Christopher Smith
Active Pallbearers: John Baker, Bernard Baker, Logan Ertel, Frank Batts,
Nicholas Ertel, Ashton Davis & Jim Davis
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Visitation: 1 PM until service time on Sunday at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.