Sammie Jewel Battles, 87, of Mulberry died Sunday, June 25, 2016, in Ozark. She was a homemaker, seamstress, member of Freewill Baptist Church in Alma and widow of Walter Henry Jr. She was born Feb. 5, 1929, in the Cravens community in Franklin County.

She is survived by a son, Jim Battles of Mulberry; a daughter, Charlotte Rose of Mulberry; a sister, Frances Cagle of Mulberry; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

Funeral was June 28 at Shaffer Funeral Home in Ozark with burial at New Cemetery in Mulberry.