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Margaret Hill Batson

September 26, 1935 ~ January 6, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Margaret Hill Batson Obituary

Margaret Hill Batson, age 88 of Baldwin, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 06, 2024 following an extended illness.

Born in the Habersham Mills Community of Demorest, Georgia on September 26, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Jay Douglas & Bertha Dixon Hill.

Margaret along with her husband, Ray owned and operated several grocery stores for over 32 years. She later became a paraprofessional in the Habersham County School System for 10 years. Margaret was a very loving mother and grandmother. She was also a wonderful cook and known for her delicious cakes, especially her caramel cake. Margaret was a member of Baldwin Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Holman Batson; son-in-law, Michael Troy Simpson; brothers & sister-in-law, Reeves Hill, Boots & Joyce Hill; & Charles Hill; sisters & brothers-in-law, Doris & Robert Ledbetter; Carolyn & Dewey Thompson; Lois & Lewis Walls; brothers-in-law, Danny Goss & John Barnette.

Survivors include her daughters & son-law, Karen Simpson; Kathy & Steve Fenlon; granddaughter & fiancé, Katie Simpson & John Quillian; sisters & brother-in-law, Jan Barnette, Peggy & Dan Burke; Ruth Goss; sister-in-law, Doris Wilson Hill; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, other relatives, & a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 11, 2024 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Steve Fenlon & Rev. Kenneth McEntire officiating. Interment will follow the service at Yonah Memorial Gardens in Demorest.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. until the service hour on Thursday, January 11, 2024.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations be made to Gideons International, c/o Habersham North Camp, P.O. Box 1855, Clarkesville, GA. 30523 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by visiting www.st.jude.org/donate.

An online guest registry is available for the Batson family at www.HillsideMemorialChapel.com

Arrangements are in the care & professional direction of Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens of Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256

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January 11, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Funeral Service
January 11, 2024

1:00 PM
Hillside Memorial Chapel
5495 Highway 197 South
Clarkesville, GA 30523

Interment following service
January 11, 2024

Yonah Memorial Gardens, Demorest


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