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Mary Daisy Fite Ballew
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1915
Sparkman
Dallas County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 2006
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA


Mary Daisy Fite Ballew: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
Muskogee Daily Phoenix and Times-Democrat (OK) - Wednesday, January 11, 2006
Deceased Name: Mary Daisy Fite Ballew
1915 - 2006

Mary Daisy Fite Ballew, 90, of Norman, Oklahoma, died Monday, January 9, 2006, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. A private memorial service was held. Arrangements were handled by Havenbrook Funeral Home of Norman, Oklahoma.

Daisy was born February 28, 1915, in Sparkman, Arkansas, to a Dora Alice (Everett) and Joseph Payton Fite. She grew up and attended school in Nunley, Arkansas. She married Wm. Jackson Ballew on March 15, 1935, in Mena, Arkansas and they had three daughters. The family lived in Weleetka, Tulsa and Muskogee. Daisy moved to Norman in 1988, to be close to her daughters. She was a member of First Baptist Church and the Hopewell Extension Homemakers Club in Norman.

Daisy was a highly accomplished seamstress, with a talent for design which she utilized in her love of quilt-making. However, she considered the true joys and rewards in her life to be her three daughters, nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren, all of whom will miss her and her chicken-and-dumplings.

Daisy was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Wm. Jackson Ballew in 1974. Survivors include her three daughters, M. June Price and husband, Richard, of Norman, Glynette Mead and husband, Jerry, of Ft. Collins, CO, and Judie Weaver, of Edmond, OK; nine grandchildren, Ginger Gallaher Vass, of Norman, Tom Gallaher, Jr., of New York, NY, Amie Weaver Shaw, of Oklahoma City, OK; Kent Weaver, of Edmond, Myles Mead and Mytchell Mead, of Ft. Collins, CO, Monte Mead, of Wheatridge, CO, Marshall Mead, of Lake Forest, CA, Melyssa Mead Glassman of Boulder, CO.; and eight great-grandchildren.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joe P Fite (1881 - 1967)
  Dora A Fite (1891 - 1966)
 
 Spouse:
  William Jackson Ballew (1910 - 1974)
 
Burial:
Greenhill Cemetery
Muskogee
Muskogee County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: cjgriffith
Record added: Jan 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83974674
Mary Daisy <i>Fite</i> Ballew
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