Alice Lee Batchelor

January 19, 1944 ~ October 20, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Alice Batchelor Obituary

Alice Lee Batchelor, 79, of Hampton, slipped away quietly on October 20, 2023 after a brief illness. She was born in Nashville, North Carolina and preceded in death by her parents, Garland and Elizabeth Batchelor as well as three sisters, Lillian Batchelor, Beatrice Harris and Juanita Batchelor.

 Alice attended the public schools in Nash County, North Carolina and graduated from Nash Central High School as part of the class of 1966. She later moved to Hampton and developed many skills to include seamstress with Gloria Manufacturing Company until their closure. Food Lion in the Deli Department where customers would ask for her by name and only wanted her to assist them and later in the fast-food industry as a prep cook.

 Her memories will be cherished by daughters, Linda Batchelor Smith  (Harold) and Zyvonne Byrd (Wilford), both of Hampton, VA; grandchildren, Wayne Lipscomb, II, Trevious Byrd, Jordan Smith and Bria Byrd, all of Hampton, VA; great grandchildren, Aryanna Lipscomb of Hampton, VA and Zouri Byrd of Suffolk, VA; four sisters, Mary Batchelor of Battleboro, NC, Annie Russ (David) of East Orange, NJ, Bettie Sessoms of Hampton, VA, Maxine Alston of Nashville, NC; two brothers, Garland Batchelor of Newark, NJ and Harold Batchelor of Hampton, VA; and a multitude of nieces, nephews and friends.

 Alice enjoyed bingo, puzzles, flowers, gardening, bus trips to the casino, being pampered at the hair and nail salon, but was best known for her cooking skills. Her greatest gift was the love for her grandchildren and her passion for feeding others.

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October 27, 2023

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Smith Brothers Funeral Home
545 E Mercury Blvd.
Hampton, VA 23663

Funeral Service
October 28, 2023

1:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Hampton
229 N. King Street
Hampton, VA 23669


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