Ms. Tanya M. "Shelly" Battle



Washington, DC

Tanya Michelle Battle “Shelly” was born on March 23, 1962 in Nash County, North Carolina to Loretta Sloan Battle and Thomas Wilson.

She departed this life on Friday, April 13, 2018 at Washington Home and Community Hospice in Washington, DC. Shelly graduated from The University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill with a B.S. Degree in Communications. Following graduation, Shelly and her close friend, Azalea moved to Washington, DC. She later joined the workforce with The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) as a Consultant for retired veteran.

Shelly was full of joy and she enjoyed music, loved to travel on trips and read her bible.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Loretta Battle and Thomas Wilson.

Those left to cherish her memory are two sisters, Louise Battle and Sandra Herring both of Rocky Mount, NC; one brother, Ronald Battle of Rocky Mount, NC; three aunts, Harloween
Sloan of Durham, NC, Edith Napiers and Rosanna Brake of Delaware; one uncle, Robert Sloan of Raleigh, NC; her special dogs, Bluebell and Pansi along with a host of other relatives and friends.

A Visitation for Ms. Battle will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Rocky Mount Chapel of H.D. Pope Funeral Home. Graveside Services will be held 1:00 pm, on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Gardens of Gethsemane in Rocky Mount, N.C. The Interment will take place immediately after the service in Gardens of Gethsemane in Rocky Mount, N.C.

These professional services have been entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Home, located at 325 Nash Street in Rocky Mount, N.C.

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