Helen Louise Bateman was born on November 23, 1947 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was the second oldest of six children. Helen met and married Wilbur Bateman Jr. in 1966. Wil and Helen had three sons, Bur, Dave and Chris. As a military family they lived in several states, however Tucson, Arizona was always considered “home”. She was a follower of Jesus Christ.
Helen is preceded in death by her husband of 25 years, her parents, Vera and Peck Sanders and brother Donald. She is survived by her brothers, Ellis and Victor and her sisters, Nita and Shawn. She is lovingly remembered by her three sons, their wives, and eleven grandchildren.
Memorial service October 1, 2022 - 10:00 A.M. at Bring's Broadway Chapel.