Eliot Battle service set for 11 a.m. Saturday at Columbia church

Thursday, June 27, 2013 | 4:40 p.m. CDT; updated 3:46 p.m. CDT, Saturday, June 29, 2013

COLUMBIA — A funeral for Columbia educator Eliot Battle will start 11 a.m. Saturday at Missouri United Methodist Church, 209 S. Ninth St.

A reception in the multipurpose room of the church's Christian Life Center will follow.

Free parking for the general public will be available in Hitt Street Garage in addition to metered parking in the Tenth and Cherry Street Garage. A golf cart shuttle will be available before and after the service and reception to and from these garages. Parking in the church lot is reserved for the family, elderly and disabled. 

The church has bench seating for 700 to 800 people and overflow seating will be provided in the basement of the sanctuary with live video of the service, Teressa Gilbreth, the church's director of communications, said.

Cards and condolences may be sent to the attention of the Battle Family at 2200 W. Rollins Road, 65203.

Like what you see here? Become a member.

Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.