1940  ~  The Obituary  ~  2016

Mrs. Gladys Elizabeth Battle, 76, of Goldsboro, NC, completed this earthly journey on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro NC.  A home-going celebration will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2106 at 12 noon,  Goldsboro Chapel FWB Church, 1314 Ben Brewington Ct., Goldsboro, NC. Elder James E. Collins, Officiating/Eulogist.  Interment: Old Mill Cemetery, Goldsboro, NC. 


Mrs. Battle with lie in state from 11:00 a.m. until the start of the service.   A public viewing will be held on Friday, November 18, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at The Bishop Lonnie E. Holloway Sr. Memorial Chapel at the funeral home.  All other times the family will be receiving other relatives and friends at 808 Oleander Ave., Goldsboro, NC.

She leaves to cherish her precious memories six children, Thomasina Thompson of the home, Daphene Battle, Thelma Mewborn, Thomas Battle, and Bertha Battle, all of Goldsboro, NC, and Charles Battle of Clarksville, TN; three brothers, Perry Marsh (Delores) of Marietta, GA, Albert Grantham (Margarita) of Wilmington, NC, and William Grantham of Raleigh, NC;  nine grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; Cornithan of the home was a big help to her; one dear aunt, Helen (Judy) Daniels; numerous loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends; and a special thanks to the Holloway family.