In Memoriam: Euphamie Sally Bateman Stoewer

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Euphamie Sally Bateman Stoewer, a resident of Central, passed away on March 20, 2018. Sally was born on June 9, 1934 in Mt. Hermon and graduated from Mt. Hermon school. She was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict and retired after 38 years with the Federal Civil Service. She was a member of the local American Legion Post 38 where she served on the Honor Guard and a past vice commander of the Orlando American Legion All Women’s Post 227. She joined the American Red Cross at the age of 71 when Hurricane Katrina hit and volunteered until 2016. 
Sally is survived by her husband of 64 years, Richard Stoewer; her children, Charles Stoewer (Pam), Cheryl Kinchen (Jack), and Teri Hruska (Bob); sisters, Pansy McClendon and Jeanne Singleton; and brothers, Truette Bateman and James Bateman. She is also survived by grandchildren, Justin Kinchen (Julieanne), Amanda Kinchen, Ryan Stoewer (Portia), Elena Hruska, Caroline Stoewer; great-grandchildren, Aurora and Zoe; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. 
Visitation was held at Resthaven Funeral Home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Sunday, March 25, 2018. Visitation resumed on Monday, March 26, 2018 at Magnolia United Methodist Church in Greenwell Springs, Louisiana until the service. Burial was held at Louisiana National Cemetery in Zachary. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Magnolia United Methodist Church, St. Jude, or the American Diabetes Association. Family and friends may sign the guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at