Joan Ballard, 78, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020

Joan Ballard, 78, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020, in Nacogdoches.

 

Memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, June 20, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with Bro. Jeff McGee officiating. 

 

Born May 4, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Oliver Lee Flowers and Oza Rhea Ford Flowers.  Mrs. Ballard was a great wife, mother, and grandmother.  She was a member of Dreka Springs Pentecostal Church.

 

She is survived by her

Son: Horace Allie Ballard Jr. and wife Janet

Daughter: Tammy Alford and husband Bob

Son: Ryan Ballard

 

Grandchildren:

Jennifer Jade Rhea and husband Mike

Brandy Stoffel and husband Ryan

Justin Ballard and wife Taryn

Jennifer Leigh- Denise Buffington 

Alex Alford and wife Carisa

Amber Marrs and husband Josh

Jonathan Alford

 

Great Grandchildren:

Harper Stoffel       Kit Alford                  Sean Marrs

Wrenly Stoffel       Abigal Chambliss       Riley Marrs

Kaylie Ash             Deanna Jackson

 

Preceded in death by

Husband and soulmate: Horace Ballard Sr.

Parents: Oliver Lee and Ozra Rhea Flowers

Daughter: Janet Denise Ballard

Grandson: Jonathan Allie Derrick

Brothers: Ernest, Earl, Bill, George, Buryl, Wayne, Curtis

Sisters: Lou Ella Boyd, Mary Ann Gonzales

 

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com