|Birth: ||Dec. 2, 1931|
|Death: ||Mar. 7, 2009|
Lenita Ruth Battles, 77, of Waco, passed away Saturday, March 7, at her residence, with her loving husband at her side. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. David Shuttlesworth officiating. Burial will follow at Cottonwood Cemetery near Hubbard. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at Lake Shore Funeral Home in Waco.
Lenita was born in Penelope, Texas, to the late W.L. and Birdie (Lucas) Green. Her mother passed away at an early age. Her father and late step-mother, Irene raised her. She married Luther Varnell Battles on December 19, 1947
She was preceded in death by a sister; and a great-grandson.
Survivors include her husband, Luther Battles, of Waco; sons, Michael Battles and wife, Annette, David Battles and wife, Paula, all of Waco, Gerald Battles and wife, Terrie, of Waxahachie; daughters, Brenda McGregor and husband, Bob, of Hillsboro, and Pam Kellough and husband, Johnny, of Waco; grandchildren, Jason, Aaron, Mike, Pam, Zack, Crystal, Caleb, Brandi, Ashley, Dusti, Heather, Tara, Sarah, and Phillip.; and 21 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Gladys Franklin, of Temple and Walterene Cooper, of Indiana.
Waco Tribune-Herald: 3/09/2009...A4
Luther Varnell Battles (1927 - 2013)*
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: Mar 09, 2009
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