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Kenneth L. Battle of Henrietta


Kenneth L. Battle, 88, of Henrietta, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.

Kenneth Battle

Kenneth Battle

Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Church of God in Henrietta with Rev. Robert Fletcher, pastor, officiating. Burial followed in the Highland Cemetery in Iowa Park under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.

Mr. Battle was born Oct. 27, 1926 in Iowa Park to William Jackson and Ethel (Burrell) Battle. He served in the U.S. Army’s 1st Regiment of Horse Calvary. Mr. Battle worked as an Insurance Agent for American National for 21 years. He married Martha Kee on Nov. 26, 1948 in Wichita Falls and was a member of the Church of God in Henrietta.

Survivors include his wife, Margie Battle of Henrietta; daughter, Rita Kelton of Henrietta; two sons, Randy M. Battle of Lakeland, Fla., and William J. Battle and wife Donna of Arlington; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Church of God, 408 N. Harston, Henrietta, Texas 76365; or to Grace Care Center, 807 W. Bois D’ Arc, Henrietta, Texas 76365.


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