AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Charles W. Bateman, 87, of Augusta, died Saturday, March 24, 2001, at West Lake Manor Nursing Home. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 26, 2001, at Platts Crawford Avenue Chapel with the Rev. Jacob O. Malone officiating. Mr. Bateman, a native of Augusta, was the husband of the late Mrs. Nell Bowen Bateman. He was a member of First Baptist Church and was a retired supermarket owner. He was also a Mason and a Shriner. Survivors include one son, Mr. Charles Bateman of Evans; one brother, Mr. Harold Bateman of Augusta; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Midge Johnson and Mrs. Doris Dent, both of Augusta; two grandchildren, Amie B. Gimbert of Dacula, Ga., and Suzanne V. Spizzirri of Tyler, Texas; and three great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends following the memorial service. Platts Funeral Home, 721 Crawford Ave., Augusta, 733-3636.