Laverne Battles







Laverne Battles, 88, of Center, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Huntington Health & Rehab in Huntington.
Graveside Service will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at White Rock Cemetery with Bro. Bill Hunter officiating and eulogy by Franklin D. Battles. Visitation will be Monday, April 10, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Mangum Funeral Home.
She was born November 2, 1928 in the Camp Worth Community in San Augustine County to Luther and Mae Lee Goodman. She was homemaker and worked at Lillie Mae’s Grocery Store for many years. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Nacogdoches.
She is preceded in death by her father, Luther Goodman, Mother & Step-father, Mae Lee Goodman Taylor and James Monroe Taylor, husband, DL Battles, 3 Sons, Eddie Battles, Lynn Battles & Spencer Battles.
She is survived by:
Patricia Massey of Huntington
Helen Gangluff & husband, Richard of Houston
Kirk Battles & wife, Madeline of Center
Angie Lovett & husband, Charles of Huntington
Christi Vanvoast husband, Billy of Brownsboro
Greg Arp of Huntington
Keely Battles of Huntsville
Jeff Smith & wife, Lori of Center
Randy Battles & wife, Amber of Center
Brad Battles & wife, Courtney of Nacogdoches
Shamarie Battles of Lufkin
Shonda Bryce of San Antonio
John Thompson of San Antonio
Christopher Battles & wife, Nicole of Kilgore
Christopher Matte & wife, Jordan of LA
Dylan Matte of LA
Rylie James of LA
27 Great Grandchildren
6 Great Great Grandchildren
2 Sisters:
Loyce Orgeron of Houston
Joye Hodges of Center
Franklin D. Battles of Tyler
Chris Battles, Randy Battles, Ryan Battles,
Greg Arp, Johnny New & Jason Nichols 
You may sign the online registry book at
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home Center, Texas

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