THOMSON, Ga. - Funeral service for Mr. Eddie Lewis Battle, 69, of Thomson, was held on Tuesday, July 14, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Warrenton, with Rev. Leroy Hudson serving as Eulogist. Interment was in Union Star Society Cemetery in Warrenton.
Survivors include three daughters, Linda Jeffery (Hosie Roberts), Audrey Lazenby, and Katrice Battle (Greg Norris), all of Thomson; two sons, Henry (Diana) Battle, and Bobby Battle (Joan Jackson), all of Thomson; three brothers, George Battle, James Battle, both of Thomson and David Battle, New Orleans, La.; three sisters, Annie Ruth Mims, Mamie Fleming, both of Decatur, and Dollie Ford, Cleveland, Ohio; seven brothers-in-law, Willie Lawrence Jeffery, Terald Ward, Kenneth Ward, Wesley Grant, Roosevelt Swift, Frank Lockhart, all of Atlanta, and J.D. Ford, Cleveland, Ohio; six sisters-in-law, Hazel Battle, Thomson, Alice Swift, Lovie Grant, Eula Bell Travis, Amie Jeffery and Dora Jeffery, all of Atlanta; 16 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.