|Birth: ||Feb. 2, 1940|
|Death: ||Mar. 5, 2003|
Services for Ella Lorene Ballou were at 2 p.m. Friday March 7, 2003 at the Ballou Family Cemetery in Locust Grove with Michael Kostreba officiating. Services and arrangements were under the direction of shipman funeral Home and Crematory of Wagoner, Oklahoma.
Ms. Ballou died Wednesday, March 5, 2003 at the Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah. She was born to Bird and Lizzie (Smith) Ballou on February 2, 1940 in Locust Grove, a place where has continued to call home all these years.
As a single mother, she worked for the yarn mill in Pryor making yarn for carpet stores for many years. In 1979, she graduated from the Bryan Institute with a Dental Assistant Degree. She then went on to work as a dental assistant for the Claremore Indian Hospital and later worked for the Jay Indian Clinic.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bird and Lizzie Ballou; brothers James and Barker Ballou and one sister Mary Ann Ballou. She is survived by daughter, Sandra Osborne and husband Richard of Locust Grove and daughter Billene Zumstein and Husband Kelly of Claremore; niece Winnie Mae Watson and husband Jim of Neosho, Missouri; Nephew Bert Wallace and wife Marsha of Jay; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Services and arrangements were under the direction of Shipman funeral home & Crematory.
Obituary provided by Charlotte Stevens Schneider
Created by: Charlotte Schneider
Record added: Nov 19, 2009
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