Oza B. Battle age 83 passed away Friday March 30, 2018. She was born September 13, 1932 in Gregory, Arkansas. Oza worked at St. Margaret Hospital as a laundry attendant, a member of the Eastern Star and the Business and Pleasure Club. She is preceded in death by her parents O. D. James of East Chicago, IN and Roberta Robertson of Flint, MI; Sister Elizabeth and Brother Eddie B. James both of Gary. She leaves to cherish her memories daughters Valerie (Cecil) Coppage of Gary, IN and Denise Lewis of Chicago, IL; sons John (Pam) Hill of Chicago, IL; Ezekiel Battle and Michael Battle both of East Chicago, IN; 2 sisters Annie Mae of Jonesboro, AR and Gloria Davis of Flint, MI and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Saturday April 7, 2018 from 9:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. with funeral services to follow at 2:00p.m. All services at the Guy & Allen Chapel. Interment Fern Oaks Cemetery.