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.


Survived by:  


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.

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