June 25, 2004 ~ June 25, 2004
Born in: Madison County, NC,
Resided in: Leicester, NC
Christine McGalliard Ball, 82, of 118 Gibbs Road, Leicester, died Thursday, June 24, 2004, at Hospice Solace Center. A native of Madison County, she was a daughter of the late James Otto and Talitha Browning McGalliard. She was also preceded in death by her husband, E. Joe Ball, Sr., who died in 1999 and by a daughter, Carol Ball Maney, who died in 1990. Mrs. Ball was a former nurse at Memorial Mission Hospital and was retired from Taylor Instruments. Survivors include two sons, Jerry Ball and Joe Ball, Jr, two daughters-in-law, Rosalie and Pat and a son-in-law, Perry Maney all of Leicester; three sisters, Kathleen Payne of Asheville, Pauline Payne and her husband York of Marion and Ruby Embler and her husband Leroy of Alexander; three grandchildren, Jonathan Ball of Leicester, Rebecca Ball of TN and Roxanne Ball Ketner and her husband Brandon of TN; two great-grandchildren, Brian and Josh Ketner. Graveside services will be 2:00 pm Sunday at Ashelawn Gardens with Chaplain Jane Curran officiating. Her family will receive friends from 1:00-1:45 pm Sunday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue and at other times will be at the home of Jerry Ball, 110 Gibbs Road, Leicester. Memorials may be made to Mountain Area Hospice PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.
WE WERE SORRY TO HEAR OF CHRISTINES DEATH. SHE WAS A REALLY SWEET PERSON AND WILL SURELY BE MISSED. IF THERE IS ANYTHING WE CAN DO PLEASE LET US KNOW.
YOU ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.
LOVE,STEVE,SHARON,CRYSTAL AND CHAD
We are sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.