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Mary Ellen Hensley Battle / November 08, 2021

Mary Ellen Hensley Battle of Holly Court, Halifax died Monday, Nov. 1 at South Boston Health & Rehabilitation at the age of 78.

Mrs. Battle was born on June 20, 1943 in South Boston to the late Clarence Hensley and Florence Hensley.

Mrs. Battle is survived by a daughter, Cheri Smith (Gary Smith Jr.) of Fayetteville, N.C.; two sons, Lionel Hensley (Verrett) of Greensboro, N.C. and Darren Caison (Angela) of South Boston; three sisters, Sarah Jackson, Alma “Louise” Edmonds and Darlene Hensley, all of South Boston; a brother, Clarence “Bubba” Hensley Jr. (Rosa Lee) of Alexandria; and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and beloved friends.

A memorial service will be held virtually on Zoom (meeting ID: 867 7126 6391 passcode: 573757) on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 4:04 p.m. Please feel free to send any cards, flowers, etc. to the family at the following address: Darren Caison, 1080 Holly Court, Halifax, VA 24558. To request an electronic obituary in PDF format, please email your request to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

The family would like to thank you in advance for all expressions of love and condolences.

Funeral arrangements are provided by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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