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 Verna <I>Debord</I> Battle

Verna Debord Battle

Sandymush, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Death 26 Oct 2004 (aged 100)
Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Bryson City, Swain County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 24582549 · View Source
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Verna DeBord Battle, 100, formerly of Asheville, died Tuesday, October 26, 2004, at Aston Park Health Care Center.

Mrs. Battle was born April 29, 1904, in Sandy Mush of the Leicester Community.

She was the daughter of Thomas and Magnolia Boyd DeBord. She was preceded in death by her husband, John B. Battle who died in 2000, a daughter Joan Elizabeth Battle, sisters Amanda Cooper, Charlotte DeBord and Reva Colville and brothers Bennett and James DeBord.

She was a graduate of Asheville Normal Teachers College and Western Carolina University.

Mrs. Battle taught at Whittier Elementary School in Swain County for 29 years.

She was a member of Whittier United Methodist Church, the Order of Eastern Star, Tuckaseigee Chapter in Bryson City, and the Retired NC Association of Educators.

Burial will follow at Swain Memorial Park in Bryson City.

Published online: obitcentral

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  • Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
  • Added: 12 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24582549
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Verna Debord Battle (29 Apr 1904–26 Oct 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24582549, citing Swain Memorial Park, Bryson City, Swain County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Olmstead (contributor 46772820) .