Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Iona K. Battles Ellerbee

Born: n/a

Died: 11/30/2007

Maiden Name: Battles

Honorific: n/a

Iona K. Battles Ellerbee, 80, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away November 30, 2007. She was born in Ashland, Oklahoma.

She was a member of the Family Worship Center and a mother to all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.V. Yancy; her parents; and brothers, Ted and A.T. Battles.

Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Jake Ellerbee; daughter, Debria Wagnone and husband Charles; son, Pastor David Yancy and wife Kim; sisters, Sue Gragg and husband Jerry, Ruth Morris and husband Johnny and Clara Luker; brothers, Claude Battles and wife Earline, Bill Battles and wife Ramona and John Battles and wife Mary; grandchildren, Eugene Wagnone and wife Tamara, Jake Yancy and wife Crystal and Michelle Yancy; great-grandchildren, Savannah Yancy, Karley Yancy, Kamaro Yancy, Jeff Yancy and numerous nieces and nephews and a multitude of friends and loved ones.