|Birth: ||May 17, 1867|
|Death: ||Jul. 9, 1941|
The Emporia Gazette (Emporia, Kansas) 9 July 1941, Wednesday - page 1
W. A. BALL DEAD.
Special to The Gazette:
Miller, July 9—William Addison Ball, 74, died at 5:30 o’clock this morning at his home here.
Funeral services will be held in the Miller Methodist church at 2:30 o’clock Friday afternoon, conducted by Rev. H. G. Dutcher, of Admire. Burial will be in the Ivy Cemetery.
Mr. Ball was born May 17, 1867, in Starke county, Indiana, the son of the late Annette and Cyrus Ball and came to Kansas with his parents when he was 3 years old. The family lived at Lebo in his youth. He married Isabel M. Best in Emporia September 20, 1888. Mr. and Mrs. Ball lived on farms near Miller for many years, moving to Miller in 1917. Mr. Ball was Mail messenger and a drayman here until he was taken sick about six months ago.
He is survived by Mrs. Ball; three daughters, Mrs. E. G. McClune, Lees
Summit, Mo.; Mrs. Homer Gibler, Springfield, Mo., and Mrs. Marie Smith, Topeka; two sons, Ray C. Ball, Georgetown, Colo.; a brother, Brady S. Ball, Lawrence; a granddaughter, Mrs. Donald Elbert, of the home, whom Mr. and Mrs. Ball reared; seven other granddaughters, five grandsons, and four great-grandchildren. A daughter, Mrs. Grace Lyon, died March 7, 1920.
Obituary courtesy FAG contributor Kathryn Morss Hunter.
Cyrus Austin Ball (1833 - 1916)
Annette A. Adams Ball (1840 - 1907)
Isabelle Melinda Best Ball (1869 - 1949)*
Mary Frances Ball (1859 - 1927)*
Mahlon M Ball (1860 - 1899)*
William Addison Ball (1867 - 1941)
Winfield A Ball (1867 - 1928)*
Brady Stanton Ball (1877 - 1948)*
Created by: ksrose
Record added: Nov 05, 2011
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