Helen Joyce Battle

Sunrise: June 21, 1936

Sunset: October 6, 2019

Helen J. Battle departed this life on October 6, 2019. Helen was born June 21, 1936 to late Howard and Elizabeth Harrell in
Norfolk, VA. She was educated at Booker T. Washington High School. Helen retired from Nauticus. Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Battle and two daughters, Toni Harrell and Yvonne Booker. She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters, Glenda Youngs (Ernesto) Rosalyn Sykes (Pendleton) and Helena Owens (Marshall); eighteen grandchildren, thirty great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Viewing Sunday, October 13, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Monday, October 14, 2019 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Berkley Chapel Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320

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    Hattie Wilson says

    May God be with you all in this time of need and lift you up each and everyday. May he give you strength and surround you all with Love and presence each day.

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    Denise Brooks says

    Praying for you and the Family , continue to remember the great memories . May he provide you with strength .Love you,
    The Faulkner’s Family

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    Elaine Rudolph says

    my deepest sympathy to Helen’s family, my name is Elaine, I got to know Helen just a little giving her rides for treatments, her nickname for me was ladybug, this afternoon, I found 2 ladybugs and couldn’t help but think of her and I believe in signs and I feel this was her. We had planned to stay in touch. Though we only knew each other for a short spell, we hit it off and what an inspiration she was. Had I known I would have definitely been there to pay my respects…RIP sweet lady, she said I was a gift from God to her, truth be know she was gift from God to me.

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