|Birth: ||Aug. 17, 1883|
|Death: ||Mar. 31, 1954|
Cameron News-Observer, Cameron, Missouri April 1, 1954
BERT BALLINGER PASSED ON
Albert Lewis Ballinger, life-long resident of Cameron and known by his many friends as "Bert", died at 4:00 p.m. March 31 at Missouri Methodist Hospital in St. Joseph, where he had been taken in the Crunk ambulance Saturday March 27.
Mr. Ballinger was born in DeKalb county on August 17, 1883, and was a farmer by occupation. He had never married and his only close survivor is his brother, Roy Ballinger, of this city.
The body is at the Crunk mortuary, where services will be held in the chapel Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Interment will be in Delano cemetery here.
Many sorrowing friends of Bert Ballinger attended his funeral at the Crunk Funeral Home, Saturday afternoon at 2:30. Rev. F.M. Price of Springfield, Mo., was assisted by Elder B.B. Berridge. The music was furnished by Mrs. Roy Newsom who sang "My God and I" and "In the Garden" with Mrs. H.C. Kelsey at the organ.
Mrs. Chester Cutis and Mrs. Roy Goad were in charge of the flowers.
Those who bore the body of this fine man to the Delano cemetery north of town were the following neighbors and friends: Alvin Colby, Donald Bean, John Constance, Clarence Whitaker, Melvin Stewart, Roy Newsom, Chester Curtis and Gib Carter.
Albert Louis Ballinger was born August 17, 1883. He was the son of Mark and Hannah Ballinger and following a critical illness of only a few days, he passed away March 31, at the Missouri Methodist Hospital in St. Joseph at the age of 70 years, 7 months, and 14 days.
His parents moved to DeKalb County, March 18, 1877 and Bert was born on a farm in the community north of Cameron and spent most of his life in this home.
He was a farmer by occupation and made daily trips to the farm. For the last six years, he has been the well liked and dependable caretaker of the Hollywood Maxwell Co. Because of his friendly and jovial disposition, he had many friends and was a good neighbor. He was called Bert or "Uncle Bert" by a host of friends.
He had never married and his mother, father, two brothers, and a sister proceeded him in death. His only close survivor of the immediate family is his brother, Roy M. Ballinger. He also has twelve nieces and nephews and their children to mourn his passing.
Nieces and nephews attending from out of town were: Mrs Z.V. Gordon, Shattuck, Okla., Mrs. Perry Sears, Allerton, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Ross Kelsey and family, Emporia, Kansas; Mr. and Mrs. Roland Ballinger and Miss Jacquie Heinz, Kansas City and Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Ballinger and famly, Stewartsville.
CARD OF THANKS
We want to express our appreciation to our neighbors and friends for the many kind acts before and after the death of our beloved brother and uncle. To the many organizations and others who sent such beautiful flowers, for the songs rendered, and for the comforting words of the minister, and to each and everyone who assisted in any way, we are deeply grateful.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy M. Ballinger
And Nieces and Nephews
Marcus Monroe Ballinger (1845 - 1932)
Hannah Prudence Frost Ballinger (1856 - 1945)
Edward Lee Ballinger (1875 - 1936)*
Madge Sophia Ballinger Hancock (1878 - 1946)*
Ruel Delana Ballinger (1881 - 1938)*
Albert Lewis Ballinger (1883 - 1954)
Roy Monroe Ballinger (1885 - 1973)*
Created by: Kelly
Record added: Aug 11, 2009
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