Evelyn Ballard

Published 12:30 am Sunday, May 2, 2010

Evelyn Ballard died Thursday, April 29, 2010, at Care Center of Clinton. She was 75.

Mrs. Ballard was a native of Meridian and had made her home in Vicksburg since 1952. She had formerly been employed as a nurse, working at all three local hospitals in Vicksburg.

She was of the Pentecostal faith.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, John O. Ballard.

She is survived by three sons, David Lamar Ballard of Terry, and Kenneth Ray Ballard and Joseph Alexander Ballard of Vicksburg; one daughter, Sharon Ann Henderson of Jackson; two sisters, Linda Coley and Cathy Brown of Vicksburg; eight grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Glenwood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dan Tipton officiating. Burial will be at Green Acres Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Chris Ballard, Chad Ballard, Justin Ballard, John Johnson, Tyler Foreman and Robby Thornton.