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Ella Mae Simmons Ball
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1909
Stokes County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 2008
Mount Airy
Surry County
North Carolina, USA

WESTFIELD, NC (Brown Mountain Community) ~ Mrs. Ella Mae Simmons Ball, age 99, of NC Hwy 66 N, Westfield, NC, formerly of Greensboro, NC, died Monday, September 1, 2008, at Ridgecrest Assisted Living, Mount Airy, NC.

She was born April 7, 1909, in Stokes County, to the late James William & Sarah Anne "Annie" Nunn Simmons. During WWII, Mrs. Ball worked at the Pentagon in Washington, DC while her husband spent a tour of duty with the US Army stationed in Italy. After that she worked for the Internal Revenue Service in Greensboro, NC as an auditor and retired after 25 years of service. She attended Brown Mountain Baptist Church.

Survivors: Sister: Ethel Simmons Carter, Mount Airy, NC; Sisters-in-law: Pattie Hart Simmons, Westfield, NC, Rachel Vaden Simmons, McLeansville, NC; and several nieces & nephews.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Ball was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton Thomas Ball, three sisters and four brothers.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., on Wednesday, September 3, 2008, at Brown Mountain Baptist Church, with the Rev. Eddie Carter officiating, with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 A.M., at the church, immediately before the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Brown Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Gail Durham, 1535 Pilot Westfield Road, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041.

(Published in 'Winston-Salem Journal' on September 2, 2008)
 
 
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 Parents:
  James William Simmons (1874 - 1961)
  Sarah Ann Nunn Simmons (1882 - 1979)
 
 Spouse:
  Clinton Thomas Ball (1907 - 1984)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Eva Simmons Simmons (1900 - 1985)*
  Keeley Elmer Simmons (1901 - 1993)*
  Reid Hickmon Simmons (1903 - 2001)*
  Ella Mae Simmons Ball (1909 - 2008)
  Sarah Ethel Simmons Carter (1911 - 2010)*
  Clara Mozelle Simmons Warren (1913 - 1983)*
  William Arthur Simmons (1915 - 1999)*
  James Gary Simmons (1917 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Brown Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery
Brown Mountain
Stokes County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: A.W.R.
Record added: Apr 10, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108277822
Ella Mae <i>Simmons</i> Ball
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