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Mary Jean Davis Ballard
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Birth: May 14, 1921
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 2010
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA

Columbus Republic 27 Feb 2010
Mary Jean Ballard

Mary Jean Davis Ballard, 88, of Columbus, went to be with her Lord at 4:50 a.m. Friday, February 26, 2010, at Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

Mrs. Ballard was born in Columbus May 14, 1921, the daughter of the late Benjamin Harrison and Mary Magdalin Dean Davis.

She was a registered nurse and retired from Kaiser Hospital in Panorama City, CA. She graduated from Fern Creek High School in Kentucky and from Jewish Hospital School of Nursing in Louisville, KY.

Mrs. Ballard was baptized at St. Bartholomew Roman Catholic Church.

A memorial service celebrating her life will be conducted at 3 p.m. today at Myers-Reed Chapel on 25th Street with Deacon Ed Hilger officiating.

In keeping with her wishes, she will be cremated at Columbus Crematory and interment of the urn will be at a later date at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Mrs. Ballard was married in 1943 to William E. "Red" Ballard and was divorced in 1969. She is survived by two sons, David Ballard of Columbus and Daniel (Liz) Ballard of Saugus, CA.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, Margie Sims, Marcella Davis, Norma Rose Voelz and Dorthea Davis.

Family links: 
  Benjamin Harrison Davis (1888 - 1964)
  Mary Magdalin Dean Davis (1894 - 1942)
  Ted Bowman (1920 - 2008)
  William Eugene Ballard (1921 - 2005)*
  Dorothea E. Davis (1913 - 1914)*
  Marjorie Marie Davis Sims (1915 - 1992)*
  Marcella Marie Davis (1915 - 1967)*
  Norma Rose Davis Voelz (1917 - 1993)*
  Mary Jean Davis Ballard (1921 - 2010)
*Calculated relationship
Garland Brook Cemetery
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Sam Lawson
Record added: Dec 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62908810
Mary Jean <i>Davis</i> Ballard
Added by: Liz & Dan Ballard
Mary Jean <i>Davis</i> Ballard
Added by: Liz & Dan Ballard
Mary Jean <i>Davis</i> Ballard
Added by: Liz & Dan Ballard
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Miss your conversations... LOVE... your son, Dan & daughter-in-law, Liz.
- Liz & Dan Ballard
 Added: Nov. 11, 2012
Jean was always young at heart and wanted to do things, go places and stay active. She will missed always.
- Sam Lawson
 Added: Dec. 16, 2010

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