Denise M. Batchelor

A funeral will be held Friday, May 13, 2022 for 59-year-old Denise M. Batchelor of Perryville, Missouri who passed away Monday, May 9, 2022 at her residence.

She was born July 11, 1962 in Perryville, Mo., the daughter of Edgar Jerome who preceded her in death and Diane L. (Adams) Lawrence.

Denise and David L. Batchelor were married April 7, 1999 in Eureka Springs, Ark.

Survivors include three daughters: Elisha Schott of Perryville, Mo., Lindsey Christisen of Farmington, Mo. and Jennifer Lawrence of Perryville, Mo.; three step-sons, Cody Batchelor of the state of California, Shane (Molly) Batchelor of Green Valley, Mo., and Brandon Batchelor; a brother: Keith Lawrence of Perryville, Mo.; a sister: Tracy Elliott of Imperial, Mo.; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and two dogs, Maddie & Wrecker.

She had a residential cleaning service, had a wreath business and was a homemaker.


She loved crafting, riding motorcycles, camping and gardening.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, May 12, 2022 and from 8-10 a.m. Friday, May 13, 2022 at the Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville.

A funeral for 59-year-old Denise M. Batchelor of Perryville will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 13, 2022 at the Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville with Dr. Mike Friesz officiating.

Burial will be at Home Cemetery in Perryville, Mo.

Memorial contributions may be given for family use or to St. Jude’s Children Hospital.

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