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Claud Battles Jr.

Born: 04/19/1970 Died: 07/29/2011 Maiden Name: n/a Honorific: Jr

Claud Wayne Battles Jr., 41, of Oktaha passed away on July 29, 2011, in Tulsa. He was born to Claud Wayne Battles Sr. and Earleine (Wilburn) Battles April 19, 1970, in Houston. He graduated from Hartshorne High School in 1988. Claud married Cheryl McCutcheon on Jan. 16, 2004, in Miami. He worked as a trackhoe operator. Claud was an “all around cowboy” and enjoyed working as a ranch hand. He enjoyed wagon riding and hog hunting. He especially enjoyed spending time with his daughter. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Earl and Lora Wilburn; paternal grandparents, Les and Mandy Battles; and second mom, “Momma” Debbie Sharp. He is survived by his father, Claud Battles Sr. of Hartshorne; mother Earleine Battles of Hartshorne; wife Cheryl Battles of the home; daughters, Lora Battles of the home, Amber Mitchell of Texas, Samantha Hye of Tulsa, Ashley Mitchell of Muskogee; brothers, Will Battles with wife Mindi of Checotah, Keith Battles with wife Lauren of Gowen; sisters, Crystal Sharp with husband Johnnie of Lenapah, Gail Camp with husband Brad of Hartshorne; uncle Bill Battles of Hartshorne; along with numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.