Shirley M. Baton, 84, dedicated Christian who cherished her Christian family at Avalon Church of Christ

Shirley M. Baton (Courtesy of Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home)
Shirley M. Baton (Courtesy of Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home)

Shirley M. Baton, 84, went to join the Lord on December 9, 2015.

She was a native of Berkley, in Norfolk, Virginia, and the daughter of the late Benjamin and Ruth Darnell. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Joseph Baton, Jr.; and her son, William Baton.

Survivors include several generations of nieces and nephews, all of whom she loved as her own children. Along with being a cherished aunt she was a beloved daughter, wife, mother and sister.

She was a dedicated Christian and cherished her Christian family at Avalon Church of Christ, in Virginia Beach, where she was a long time faithful member.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, December 15, 2015, at Avalon Church of Christ, 844 Woodstock Road, Virginia Beach, VA. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with the funeral service immediately following. Interment will be in Riverside Memorial Park. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Indian River Chapel is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com.

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