Beverly Burnham Ribble Batterton


Beverly Burnham Ribble Batterton, 84, formerly of Pocatello, Idaho, died on March 12, 2016, following an extended illness of congestive heart failure. She had been living in Redmond, Oregon, in recent years. Beverly was born in Samaria, Idaho, on October 1, 1931, to Lewis Roy, Jr., and Okell Hughes Burnham. She attended local schools in Dairy Creek and Arimo. She graduated from Arimo Senior High School May 25, 1950.

On June 1, 1950, Beverly married Clinton Arthur Ribble of Worland, Wyoming. Their wedding took place in her grandparent’s Arimo home with Bishop Heber J. Olson officiating. Together they had two children, Linda Anne and Lloyd Arthur Ribble. Clinton Ribble died on July 17, 1954, at Moran, Wyoming. Their only son, Lloyd Arthur, died on December 7, 2001.

Beverly later married Floyd Lewis Batterton Jr., of Pocatello, on May 18, 1956. They had a daughter, Karen Sue. Floyd and Beverly lived in Pocatello their entire married lives. Floyd died on June 29, 1977.

During her lifetime, Beverly worked for Walgreen’s (1949), Rand’s Café (1954-1956), and Skagg’s Drugs (1971-1973). She retired from AMI with fifteen-years’ service (1977-1992).

Beverly is survived by her daughters, Linda Anne Ribble (Douglas) Mattoon, Texas, and Karen Sue Batterton (Robert) Stroud, Oregon, as well as her stepson, Calvin Floyd (Sandra) Batterton, of Soda Springs, Idaho.

Beverly’s four grandchildren include: Chan Marie Mattoon, Texas, Clinton Douglas (Lainie Callahan) Mattoon, California, Matthew Nels (Aarti) Batterton, California, and Casey Lee Batterton of Soda Springs, Idaho.

Beverly’s five great-grandsons are: Treinor Andrew, Ethan Patrick, Chance Parker, and Daniel Sterling Mattoon; and Lincoln Batterton, all of California.

Beverly’s extended family includes: her only sister, Bernice Buchanan, of Pocatello, her younger brothers, James Lewis (Arlene) Burnham, of Arimo, David Roy (Linda) Burnham, Pocatello.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 17 at 12 noon in the Horsley’s Marsh Valley Funeral Home, 570 N. Meadowview Dr. in Arimo. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home for one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Arimo City Cemetery.

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