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Bessie Battle

d. September 8, 2021

Departed this life September 8th, 2021. Mrs. Bessie Battle, age 94, of Richmond. She is survived by one son, Thurman Smith Jr.(Eliza); two grandchildren, Tineesha Thomas(Troy) and Thurman Smith III; four great-grandchildren, Teazia Smith, Thurman Smith IV, and Deandre & Daysia Thomas; one sister, Julia Johnson; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; and other relatives and friends. Memorial services will be held Saturday September 18th, 11AM at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Avenue. Rev. Reuben Boyd off. Family and friends assemble at funeral home 10:45AM Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Third Street Bethel A.M.E. Church, 614 N. Third Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

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Saturday, September 18, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, Inc.

2011 Grayland Ave, Richmond, VA 23220

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