Julia Tatham Privott

julia privott
     Julia Tatham Privott, 87, of Bee Tree Road, Swannanoa, died Thursday, August 20, 1998 in an Asheville hospital.

     A native of Jackson County, NC, she was the daughter of the late John Thomas and Elizabeth Heddon Tatham.  She was preceded in death by three husbands, Burley Ballard who died in 1957; Waites Artemis Ward who died in 1966 and C. Earl Privott who died in 1986 and a daughter, Barbara Aldridge who died in 1981.

     She is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Ballard Warden and her husband Stephen of Elyria, OH; a son, B. Vincent Ballard of Raleigh; two step-children, Barbara Ward Homer and Waites Ward both of Myrtle Beach, SC; a sister, Lena Robertson of Kansas City, MO; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

     Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Sunday in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Reverend Richard Hobson officiating.  Burial will follow in the Ballard Family Cemetery, Weaverville.  Her family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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