BATSON, Emma Neal, age 80, passed away peacefully at her residence on July 23, 2012. She is survived by her son, Danny Neal Batson; daughter, Diane Batson Wiegand (Dave); and a granddaughter, Danielle Nicol Leonhardt. Her career life was spent with Pitney Bowes where she retired after several years of faithful service. Emma Neal also known as "The Hat Lady and The Music Lady" had a knack for being creative. She made the majority of her clothing, her hats and wrote several songs that we all know today. She also enjoyed feeding birds and loved the beauty that a flower holds. Emma Neal was a very elegant and sophisticated lady, who will truly be missed by all that knew her. A memorial service will be held at one o'clock in the afternoon on Thursday, June 26, 2012 in the chapel at Brentwood Roesch-Patton Funeral Home. Please make memorial donations to Belmont United Methodist Church, 2007 Acklen Avenue/P.O. Box 120098, Nashville, TN 37212.