Patricia “Patty” Nell Corder Batten (nee Girod), 89, of Akron, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 6, 2020. She was born to parents Harvey Wilson and Garnett Lucille Girod in Portsmouth, OH.
She was preceded in death by her husbands Grayson Nye Corder, Sr., and Everett Batten; six siblings; Rhea Carbaugh, Harvey Jr. Girod, Mary Perkins, Roy Girod, George Girod and Johnny Girod; grandchild Melissa Ann Corder; and great-grandchild Caeden Josiah River Hostutler.
Left to cherish her memory are her children; Grayson Nye (Judy) Corder Jr., Donald D. (Lori) Batten, Robert H. (Petie) Corder; grandchildren, David, Michelle, Amelia and Natalie; great-grandchildren, Annelise, Asia, Makel, Mya, Jason, Allen and Eva; and brother, Guion Hughes.
Patty loved her Lord, attending church, and singing in the quartet, Guiding Light Gospelaires. Patty worked at Akron Children’s Hospital. She enjoyed working in the yard, sewing and furniture upholstery. Most importantly, she was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, her “younguns” were the light of her life.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 N. Canton Rd., Akron from 10am-12pm with a service beginning at 12pm. Pastor Jim Bane will be officiating.
Interment will take place immediately following at Northlawn Memorial Gardens.