Jessica Batts Memorial Fund

$5,900 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 60 people in 52 months
Cherity Burke
on behalf of Terri Batts
 MELBOURNE, FL
Jessica Nicole Batts was born on Wednesday, April 21st 1993. She was the pride of her parents and brothers as she grew from an always smiling infant into a beautiful, always smiling young woman. 

As a toddler, she learned to speak and made complete sentences almost immediately; her vocabulary was well beyond her peers who were only just learning sentences. This was only the beginning and served to let everyone around her know that this kid was one to watch. She became an artist, a jewelry maker, entrepreneur, gymnast, and fencer, among many other things. Above all, she became a fierce, vibrant woman. 

Her dedication to those around her, especially her family, was humbling. Regardless of her own struggles, she seemed to innately know when people were struggling, and would reach out to check on them often.

Beyond that, she had the sheer determination to get what she wanted out of life, never mind the roadblocks. She was working toward becoming a paralegal, with the ultimate goal of becoming an attorney. In the words of her employer, "I did not have one scintilla of doubt that she would experience success because I knew that she would not have it any other way."

This determination and dedication were why she was leaving work in the late evening of Friday, March 20th. Jessica was riding her motorcycle home, in full safety gear as always, when a driver disregarded a red light and struck and killed her. She was almost 22 years old. 

We mourn the loss of such a great person, but also celebrate her life. She lived it to the fullest, and in our hearts reminds us to do the same.

Her family has received an outpouring of love from family and friends who wanted to help. This is to help them with final expenses and her funeral after such a sudden accident.
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Friends and family due to the mounting expenses of Jessica's funeral I'm increasing our goal to $10,000. Lets try to ease this burden for David and Terri during such a difficult time. Please keep the entire Batts family in your prayers with the weekend approaching. I want to thank everyone again for your donations, prayers, and kind words. Attached below is a flyer for the ride on Saturday, if you ride please come join us.
Jessica's Ride
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Flowers can be sent to the funeral home.
Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home & Melbourne Crematory
1010 Palmetto Ave.
Melbourne, FL 32901
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Funeral Service
The family would like to invite everyone who was touched by Jessica's life to join them for her service.
Sunday, March 29th at 2:00 pm (viewing at 1:00 pm)
Faith Fellowship Church
2820 Business Center Boulevard
Melbourne, FL 32940
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$5,900 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 60 people in 52 months
Created March 23, 2015
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DP
$100
Douglas Pennington
49 months ago

I hope this helps ease some of the burden

JG
$100
Jack Glenn
51 months ago

David....I'm so sorry for your family. Your family is in our prayers.

WR
$200
Wilson Rendon
52 months ago
FS
$250
Frank Summers
52 months ago
TM
$100
Terry & Mary Markovich
52 months ago

Love Always!

DW
$100
Dr. Brian & Ann Walsh
52 months ago

We are continuing to pray for the Batts family.

$10
Anonymous
52 months ago
PL
$200
Pete Ladd
52 months ago

Simply no words to express the great sorrow and loss we all feel.

HE
$30
holly ehrhardt
52 months ago
RF
$50
Rocky & Ruthie Frye
52 months ago
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