|Birth: ||Jun. 16, 1926|
|Death: ||Jul. 25, 2009|
Velma Dorothy Dawson Ballard
Visitation: 5-8 p.m., Mon., July 27, 2009 at the Franklin Ave. Church of the Living God
Funeral Service: 1:00 p.m., Tues., July 28, 2009 at the Franklin Ave. Church of the Living God
Interment: Winchester Cemetery
Velma Dorothy Dawson Ballard, 83, of 812 Two Mile Road, Winchester, Kentucky, died at her home, Saturday, July 25, 2009 at 7:35 p.m. after a brief illness. She was born in Clark County on June 16, 1926 to the late Virgil Dawson and Biddie Burgher Dawson Hamilton. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, sister, friend, a native of Clark County, KY and a member of the Pentecostal faith.
Survivors include one daughter, Dorothy Ballard Chism; two sons and daughters-in-law, Walter Clay and Tammy Ballard, Harold Wayne and Linda Ballard; Ten grandchildren, Kimberly Chism (Bill) Baber, Shannon Chism (Paul) Bellamy, Gregory Ballard, Tina Ballard, Justin Ballard, Ryan Ballard, Joann Hall (Mike) Wells, Anthony (Sophia) Ballard, Angelia Ballard Christopher, and Melissa Ballard (Diana) Konte; twenty great grandchildren, Joshua Baber, Kayla Baber (Anthony) Hendren, Nathanael Bellamy, Alexandria Bellamy, Bradley Ballard, Brandy Ballard McDuffard, Madison Ballard, Trever Ballard, Isaiah Mahoney, Jayda Ballard, Destiny Wells, Amanda Ballard, Dustin Ballard, Britanee Ballard, Timothy Christopher, Matthew Christopher, Nicholas Christopher, Rebekah Richards, Aubriana Richards, and Hayley Richards; four great great grandchildren, Caitlynn McDuffard, Blake Hendren, Trenton Christopher and Leland Christopher; one brother and sister-in-law, Othal and Hazel Dawson of Estill County, KY and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Ada Marie Ballard; three brothers, Harvey, Joe, William (Bill) Dawson; three sisters, Edith Fraley, Lorraine Charles, Katie Woosley; a son-in-law, Paul L. Chism and one grandchild, Sherry Branham Ehringer.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at the Franklin Avenue Church of the Living God by Rev. Thomas Hall, Rev. Ron Ingram and Rev. James Harris. Mrs. Ballard will be laid to rest in the Winchester Cemetery under the direction of Scobee Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Anthony Ballard, Joshua Baber, Matthew Christopher, Timothy Christopher, Nicholas Christopher, Greg Ballard, Justin Ballard, Ryan Ballard, Nathanael Bellamy, Bradley Ballard, and Dustin Ballard. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul F. Bellamy, Bill Baber, Arigil Hatton, Jimmy Nicholas, Jesse Dawson, Gene Dawson, Johnny Nelson, Darrell Nelson, Johnny Walters, Herb Stanley, Kevin Wilson, Bobby Bailey, Dr. Freddie Terrell, Dr. Kathryn Jones, Mike Wells, Eddie Fraley, Gary Fraley, Larry Woosley, Rev. Adam Fraley, Rev. Gene Hampton, Rev. Billy Keller, and Hospice East.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday, July 27, 2009 at the Franklin Avenue Church of the Living God.
Walter C Ballard (1944 - 2014)*
Created by: cherokee
Record added: Jul 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39994659
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