FAR ROCK AWAY, N.Y.- Entered into eternal rest on Thursday, March 22, 2001 at the Brook Haven Nursing Home in Far Rock Away, N.Y. Mr. John ÓKDÓ Battle, age 77 of 427 Bayview Ave, Far Rock Away, N.Y. Memorial services will be announced by Jackson-Brooks Funeral home, Aiken, S.C. He was a native of Aiken and lived in New York for the past 58 years. He was a member of Old Rose Mary Baptist Church in Montmorenci, S.C. and a retired caretaker. He is survived by his son, Willie Battle, Aiken, S.C.; five sisters, Irene Trowell, Rosa Lee Toole and Ethel Mae Lloyd, all of Aiken, S.C., Shirley Lloyd, Wyandanch, N.Y. and Blanche Riley, Beech Island, S.C.; one brother, Perry Battle, Aiken. Jackson - Brooks Funeral Home , Aiken, S.C.