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Kindness Ida Center Ballenger
Birth: May 7, 1873
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 1951
Greenville
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA

Greenville News, Page 7
Saturday, February 17, 1951

MRS. KINDNESS BALLENGER

Mrs. Kindness Center Ballenger, 76, wife of the late Joseph Leighton Ballenger, died in a local hospital at 4:45 o'clock yesterday afternoon following a long period of declining health.

Mrs. Ballenger was a daughter of the late Jim and Mary Jane Ballew Center and was born and reared in Highland Township in upper Greenville County. She had lived in Greenville for the last twenty years and was a member of City View Baptist Church.

Surviving are six daughters, Mrs. Bessie B. King, Mrs. W.F. Biggers, Mrs. Cordia Williams and Mrs. Sallie DeYoung of Greenville, Mrs. Jessie Goodman of Charlotte and Mrs. Edna Hawkins of Greer; four sons, John J. Ballenger, Horace E. Ballenger, Rufus R. Ballenger and J.L. Ballenger Jr. of Greenville; one sister, Mrs. Sallie Phillips of Landrum and one brother, W.P. Center of Greer. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Jones Mortuary and interment will be in Tyger Baptist Church cemetery. Members of the family are at the home of Mrs. King, 209 Stewart Street.

(Transcribed by Cathy Griffith)
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Alexander Center (1848 - 1945)
  Sarah Jane Ballew Center (1848 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph Leighton Ballenger (1865 - 1930)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Anne Ballenger King (1891 - 1974)*
  Jess Jane Ballenger Goodman (1893 - 1976)*
  John James Ballenger (1895 - 1961)*
  Masilda Essie Ballenger Biggers (1897 - 1963)*
  Texas Tessie Ballenger (1898 - 1912)*
  Cordelia Lillian Ballenger Williams (1900 - 1985)*
  Zebulon Vance Ballenger (1902 - 1902)*
  Horace Edward Ballenger (1903 - 1960)*
  Rufus R Ballenger (1906 - 1970)*
  Sarah Ophelia Ballenger DeYoung (1907 - 1996)*
  Edna Cue Ballenger Hawkins (1911 - 1973)*
  Joseph Leighton Ballenger (1915 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  Macilda Center Barnett (1869 - 1944)*
  John M Center (1870 - 1878)*
  Kindness Ida Center Ballenger (1873 - 1951)
  William Perry Center (1875 - 1980)*
  Sarah Emma Center Phillips (1876 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Tyger Baptist Church Cemetery
Tigerville
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
 
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