HOLLISTER — Pastor Wilson Battle, 79, died on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.

He is survived by two daughters, Shelia B. Reid of the home and Jennifer Ponton (Michael) of Roanoke Rapids; one son, Randy Battle of Hollister; three sisters, Evelyn Lynch of New York, Bettie Fulmore (Edward) of South Carolina and Paula Person (Quincy) of Littleton; one brother, Harvey Ray Battle (Yvette) of New York; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9 at Richardson Funeral Home in Louisburg, which is handling the arrangements.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10 at Pleasure Hill Baptist Church in Whitakers, with the Rev. Kenneth Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Shiloh Church Cemetery.

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