A Mass of Christian Burial for James "Jim" A. Batt was celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, in St. John's Catholic Church. Mass celebrant was Father Todd Dominique. Con-celebrant was Father John Stites. Organist was Dave Moninger. Pallbearers were Deacon Laney, Jeremy Batt, Kent Laney, Emmett Kline, Jimmy Pumphrey, Fred Batt and Steve Brown. Burial was in Sherman Cemetery where VFW Post 3360 conducted honorary military graveside rites. Lawson-Roessner Funeral Home was entrusted with Jim's arrangements.