Phyllis Laverne Battle, better known as “Queen Diva”, was born on November 23, 1966, in Norfolk, VA to Luther Singleton and Mary Robinson. She passed away on Tuesday November 29, 2022, in the comfort of her home at the age of 56 after years of battling several illnesses.
She was preceded in death by her father Luther Singleton, mother Mary Robinson, and sister Eares Twine. She leaves to cherish her memory her husband Alonzo Battle, four daughters, Tameka McInnis (Brandon), Valencia Williams (Michael), Arica Butler (Antwonie), Deshawn Payling and stepdaughter Zoey Battle. Nine grandchildren, Antwonie Odom Jr., Vonzae Butler, Anthony Odom, Devon Butler, Eugene Anderson Jr, Aariel Rountree, Aniylah Yates, Deontae Thomas, and Trinity McInnis-Thomas. Seven siblings Antonio McInnis (Janice), Jacqueline Brooks (Gavin), Sabina McInnis, Wayne McInnis, Doris Hamlet, Luther Singleton Jr, Tara Tatum, two Special sons/nephews Calvin McInnis, Wayne Watson Sr (Signora), and a host of nieces, nephews and family members.