Exum Prestwood Ball, 96, passed away on March 8, 2017.
She was born in Buncombe Co. on November 2, 1920. She was preceded in death by her husband, Weaver J. Ball; daughter, Nancy Ball Brooks; sons, Wendell Ball and Carrell Ball; and granddaughter, Karen Michelle Shook.
She is survived by a daughter, Joyce Rogers and husband Donnie, of Woodruff, SC; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Ball was a member of Big Sandy United Methodist Church. She loved her church, her community, and her friends and neighbors who stopped by everyday for a visit.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Big Sandy United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ricky Townsend and Chaplain Dwight Wagner officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family would like to thank CarePartners Hospice and Hospice of South Carolina for all of their love and care. Also, heartfelt thanks to a very special niece and nephew, Mary and Ronald, who were always there for her.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Big Sandy United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Keith Wells, 188 Willow Creek Rd., Leicester, NC 28748, or to CarePartners Hospice, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.