Mrs. Betty Jane Battle, age 79, passed from this life on Monday, November 16, 2020 at approximately 2:25 p.m. at Liberty Health Center in Lima.
She was born on January 6, 1941 in Sheffield, Alabama to the union of Clarence and Gertha (Roberson) Youngblood; both parents preceded her in death.
She was united in holy matrimony on January 11, 1958 to Mr. Phillip Battle, Sr., he preceded her in death on January 19, 2017.
Mrs. Battle retired as a Nurse’s Aide from Lima Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Beulah’s Chapel in Lima, Ohio.
She leaves to cherish her precious memory 2 sons; Rev. Phillip Battle, Jr. (Cathy) of Pittsburgh, PA and James Battle of Lima. A daughter; Gertha “Denise” White (Darrell) of Lima. 10 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. 3 brothers; Howard Youngblood (Shirel) and Melvin Youngblood both of Lima. Benjamin Youngblood (Tessie) of Jacksonville, FL. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by a brother; Isaac Youngblood and a sister; Clara Youngblood.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Fourth Street Missionary Baptist Church at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Philip Battle, Jr., officiating.
Visitation/Wake will be held on Saturday, November21, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. until time of services at 10:00 a.m. also at the Church.
Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery
In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank.
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