Mr. John Sherwood Baty

April 20, 1936 – July 29, 2022

Mr. John Sherwood Baty, age 86, of Mentone, Alabama, passed away at his residence on Thursday, July 28, 2022.

He is survived by:

Wife: Mary Sue Baty

Brother: Larry Baty (Sandra)

Sisters-in-law: Martha Hulgan (David) & Robbie Nelson

Several Nieces & Nephews

Preceded in death by:

Parents: Norace & Josie Baty

Brothers: Glen Baty (Sis), Norace Baty Jr. (Sara), & Frank Baty (Sue)

Sisters: Pauline Callan (Roy), Maxine Vinson (Herman), Mary Sue Underwood (Yewell) & Syble Tipton (Tom)

The family requests no flowers


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Date of Funeral: Saturday, July 30, 2022

Funeral Location: Graveside Service at Bankhead Cemetery in Mentone, AL

Funeral Time: 12:00 PM

Officiating: Earl Callan

Burial Location: Bankhead Cemetery in Mentone, AL

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8 entries.
Larry Smalley from Mentone wrote on August 1, 2022 at 7:57 pm
Mr. Baty was my high school math teacher. I got to know him then but when I got out of school we became friends. He was a great man.
Virginia (Brown) Coker from LaFayette, Ga wrote on July 31, 2022 at 3:44 pm
So sorry and sad to hear of John’s passing. Ed and I enjoyed visiting and sharing our picking times together. ❤️😢😢😢 Virginia Coker
Karen Britt from Mentone wrote on July 31, 2022 at 3:24 pm
Loved his stories and projects!
Phyllis Roberts from Rossville wrote on July 30, 2022 at 11:52 pm
So sorry for your loss Mary Sue and family. Was reading his book a few weeks ago. Still enjoyed it as much as when I first bought it. Love and Prayers
Brenda & Nelson kerby from Mentone wrote on July 29, 2022 at 11:48 pm
We are so sorry for yalls loss ,our prayers are with yall
Earnestine (Tina) Price from Canton, Ga wrote on July 29, 2022 at 9:52 pm
I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with Mary Sue and all the family.
Johnny Young from New Hope wrote on July 29, 2022 at 8:14 pm
Rest in peace John. I will miss you, miss our visits and miss reading your books.
Sandra Vinson Berry from Raymore, Missouri wrote on July 29, 2022 at 7:34 pm
Rest in peace, Uncle John. I am blessed to have known you. My sincere condolences to Aunt Mary Sue and all the Baty relatives. - Sandra Vinson Berry

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