Mr. Eddie Battle Jr.

Published 5:21 pm Thursday, March 21, 2019

Eddie Battle, Jr. passed away on Sunday.

He was born on Sept. 9, 1931, in LaGrange, Georgia, to the late Edgar Lee Battle and Dove Cameron Battle. He was a member of St. James, graduated from East Depot High School, and served in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his children, Edgar (Frances) Battle of Salt Lake City, Utah; Ethelyn (Grady) Hudson of Union City, Georgia; Mildren (Gregory) Graham of Milledgeville, Georgia; and Bessie (Huel) Battle-Williams of Douglasville, Georgia; five grandchildren, five great grandchildren; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

The service will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at St. James CME Church. The excellent care of Mr. Battle is being provided by Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home.