Bernice Atlee Wood Batts




West Union, SC — Bernice Atlee Wood Batts, 87, wife of the late Elwood Batts, of 405 A. Burnt Tanyard Rd., West Union, SC, passed away Friday, July 31, 2020, at Cottingham Hospice House.


A native of Rose Hill, NC, Mrs. Batts was the daughter of the late William Shelton Wood and Ozell Fussell Wood Todd. She was retired from the Lynchburg, Virginia hospital system, where she worked as a nurse for many years. She was a member of Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg, VA.


Mrs. Batts is survived by her children: William “Bill” Batts (Teresa) of Barnsville, GA, Keith Batts of Barnesville, GA, Joy Batts Johnson (Gene) of Mora, MN and Charles Whitney Batts of Walhalla, SC; sisters: Yvonne W. MacLean (Al) of Cameron, NC and Carolyn W. Kemp of Walhalla, SC (Harry); fourteen grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.


In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Batts was preceded in death by her brother: Charles E. Wood (Anna).


All services are private.


In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests that memorial donations be given in memory of Bernice Batts to Prisma Health Hospice of the Foothills, Cottingham Hospice House, Attn: Foundation Office, 298 Memorial Drive, Seneca, SC 29672.


The family is at their respective homes.

Davenport Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.