KNOXVILLE- Annette D. Battle, 84 departed this life, August 28, 2022, at Vanderbilt Medical Center surrounded by family.
Preceded in death by parents Murrell and Edith Marie Kelso; daughter, Sandra Kelso; siblings: Marshall, Edith “Honey,” Katherine, Mary, Bud, Herbert, and Robert Kelso; nephews, Robert Kelso Jr. and John W. Johnson Jr; nieces, Betsy Kelso Spaulding, Shirley Johnson, and Carolyn Lewis Davis.
Survived by husband of 46 years Willie Battle; son, Anthony Thompson; stepsons,
Willie III, Keith, and Tremayne; grandchildren, Tosha (Jeffery) Reed, Christopher (Sheila) Kelso; and Sarhonda Thompson, Kiara Battle , Keyona Battle, a host of great-grandchildren to include, Tiaeshia (Fattie) and Dayshawn Kelso; a host of devoted nieces and nephews that she loved dearly; many friends including her “Bingo Buddies”; devoted in-laws (Robert, Lewis, Shirley, David) and many other relatives.
Family will receive friends, 11:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon, Saturday, September 3, 2022; funeral service, 12:00 noon at McDonald Church of Christ, 3800 McDonald Rd, Knoxville, TN 37914, Pastor Benny Heckler/Reverend Meek officiating.
Interment: Mount Olive Cemetery, Berry Road Knoxville, Tennessee 37920