Mary M. Batson, 93, of Marshall, IL passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 at her home. Mary was born in the Melrose area of Clark Co., IL on Sept. 6, 1926, the daughter of Omer and Ruth Shotts Medsker. She was married to Virgil H. Batson who preceded her in death on July 25, 2000. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Wanda Osborn, Marilyn Bush and Opal Turner and a brother, William Medsker. Surviving are three children and their spouses, Virgil H. (Linda) Batson Jr. of Lubbock, TX, Ruth (Steve) Hyde of Beeson, IL and David (Sandra) Batson of Marshall, IL; several grandchildren, several great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was a member of the Marshall Wesleyan Church and had retired from TRW. Services in honor of her life will be 1:00 PM Monday at Pearce Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Burress officiating. Burial will be in the Medkser Cemetey, near West Union. Visitation will be 3-6 PM Sunday at the funeral home. pearcefuneralservices.com.