Martiea Joan Batterson age 88 of Clarksville, TN passed away on Friday November 8, 2019 at Signature Healthcare of Clarksville. She was born October 20, 1931 in Rochester, NY, the daughter of the late Merton J. Drum and Martha G. Barr Drum. Martiea received a Bachelor's Degree in Library Science and for many years she was the librarian at her church, Trinity Episcopal Church in Clarksville. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Clarksville Historical Society. While living in Rochester, she and her husband operated Batterson Moving and Storage Company. She is survived by three daughters, Susan Kyhos (Brian) of Annapolis, MD; Beverly Hettig of Penfield, NY; and Joanne Boyd of Canandaigua, NY; as well as a step son David Batterson (Virginia) of Lafayette, NY and a brother Joseph Drum (Pat); and 15 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Martiea is preceded in death by her husband Donald Edwin Batterson who passed in May 2017; and a step son Donald Batterson and a step daughter Cheryl Hetrick. Memorial service details will be announced at a later time. Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center 335 Franklin Street Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by going to www.gatewayfh.com.