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Marcus Battiest

Born: 09/02/1946 Died: 11/19/1990 Maiden Name: n/a Honorific: n/a

Funeral services were held November 19, 1990 for Marcus Battiest, 70, of Wright City. Battiest was born October 6, 1920 at Mt Herman. He married Rachel Watson on September 2, 1946 at Idabel. He was a veteran of WWII and served in both Germany and Italy, and was a member of the Kulli Chitto Presbyterian Church of Bethel. He is survived by his wife; Rachel Battiest of the home; two sons; Marcus Ray Battiest of Bell Gardens, CAL., Kenneth Battiest of Los Angeles, CAL., two daughters; Oleta Martinez of Broken Bow and Naomi Carillo of DeQueen; one brother; Calvin Battiest of Ada; one sister; Catherine Battiest of Wright City; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Burial was in Dennison Cemetery.