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December 24, 1947
~ February 10, 2022
Jerome Battle 74, of Freehold, NJ passed away on Thursday, February 10, 2022. He was born to the late Jessie and Mary Elizabeth (Skinner) Battle on December 24, 1947 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, NJ.
Gabby as he was fondly called by his family and friends, attended the Freehold Elementary school system. The family moved to Farmingdale, NJ around 1961 and he attended Howell High School. Gabby lived in Lakewood, NJ for many years. He was employed as a construction worker until he retired.
Gabby was predeceased by his parents, Jessie and Mary Battle, two sisters Marilyn Barbara-Jean Battle, Delene Ann Battle, one brother Jessie Battle Jr. and one special brother-in-law James Pritchett.
Gabby leaves to cherish his memories his daughter Jernai Armstrong of Texas; two grandchildren Elijah David and Teyonna Renee; four brothers Thomas (Marie) Battle of Freehold, NJ, Ralph Battle of Freehold, NJ, Sammy (Adell) Battle of East Brunswick, NJ and Jeffrey Battle of Toms River, NJ; three sisters Fornetta Pritchett of Freehold, NJ, Glennie Burnham of Elizabeth City, NC and Janice (Doug) Bivens of Delran, NJ and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other family members and friends.