Lyman Bateman
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Lyman Dean Bateman, 80, of Brookport, passed away at 10:15 p.m. on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at his residence after a lengthy illness.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30 at Brookport Funeral Home with Bro. Kent Smith officiating.

Burial will follow in the Otterbein Cemetery with full military honors conducted.

Lyman owned and operated a garage and service station for many years.

After retiring, he owned a farm and lived out his years doing the things that he loved very much.

Lyman was a member of the Brookport Church of Christ.

Sergeant Bateman served in the Korean War with the United States Air Force.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Dona Wooldridge Bateman; one son, Lyman Ted Bateman and wife May of Caseyville; three daughters, Marlene Ellis and husband Glen of Brookport and Yvonne Sweitzer and husband Ray and Melody Maly and husband Jim, all of Caseyville; 11 grandchildren, Ted, Dustin, Ashley and Chad (Cory) Bateman; Kourtney and Kelcey Ellis, Joshua (Melissa), Matt and Luke Sweitzer, Krista (Josh) and Jimmy Maly; three great-grandchildren, Lisette, Canaan and Adele; and one sister, Estes DeJesus of Mount Vernon.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Opal and Luther Bateman; four sisters; and two brothers.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until the funeral hour on Wednesday.

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