Tuesday, May 31, 1949 - Saturday, April 7, 2018
Mr. Gary Bateman of Sunland Center in Marianna, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, April 7, 2018. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory in Slocomb with Rev. Charles King officiating. Interment will follow in Memory Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Gary was born on May 31, 1949 in Geneva County to the late Benjamin and Mendy Hall Bateman. In addition to his parents, brothers: Alec, Joseph, Bobby Earl Bateman and Wayne Bateman; sisters: Willie Pearl Hall, Betty J. Powell and Mary Merritt all preceded him in death. Survivors include one brother, Wade B. Bateman; one sister, Blondell Hale; several nieces and nephews and other extended family and friends.