CHICAGO, IL - Funeral services for Louise Silver Battle, 84, formerly of Rocky Mount, who died Monday, Aug, 17, 2009, will be conducted at noon on Friday, Aug. 28, at Haywood Baptist Church, Louisburg, with the Rev. Douglas Leonard officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Surviving: daughter, Ruby Hawkins LaVere of Chicago, Ill.; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Open visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at Richardson Funeral Home in Louisburg.