WARRENTON, Ga. - Mr. Alexander "Sam" Battle, Sr., 80, of Warrenton, died March 21, 2009, at Heartland Hospice in Macon.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his children, Kenneth McNair, of New York, Alexander Battle, Jr., of Milledgeville, Ga., Eleanor Hamilton of Thomson, Yvonne Grant, of Sparta, Ga., Rosa Grant, of Sparta, Ga., Dorothy Boon, of Sparta, Ga., Hilton Ragland, of Sparta, Ga.; sisters, Emma Reaves, of Columbia, S.C., Erma Robinson, of Waterbury, Conn., Charlotte Anderson, of Norfolk, Va., Joyce Ayers, of Mt. Vernon, N.Y., and Jeanette Holsey, of Sparta, Ga.; brothers, Eddie Battle, of Palm Bay, Fla., and Franklin Battle, of Milledgeville, Ga.; and 18 grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, March 28, 2009, at 3 p.m. at St. Mark AME Church in Sparta, Ga., with burial in the church cemetery.
Ingram Brothers Funeral Home, Inc., was in charge of arrangements.