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Ida Melvina Gentry Ball
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Birth: Sep. 2, 1893
Nobility
Fannin County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 1975
Anson
Jones County
Texas, USA

IDA'S parents were SAMUEL CAIN and MELVINA ELIZABETH SIM'S GENTRY

She married ALFORD BALL OCTOBER 23, 1910 in ANSON,TEXAS.

They had eight children, PAULINE, SAMUEL CAIN , MARY LOU,

JAMES LEWIS, THOMAS GORDON, CHARLES OTHELL, JOHN ALFORD,

and JANIE MAE BALL.



pub in the Abilene Reporter News in Abilene, TX on Dec 21, 1975
IDA BALL
ANSON (RNS)-Ida Ball, 82, of Anson died at 9 p.m. Friday at Anson Leisure Lodge. Services will be in Anson Church of Christ, Dale King will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, directed by Lawrence Funeral Home. Born Ida Melvina Gentry on Sept. 2,1893, in Fannin County,
she moved with her parents to Jones County in 1899, settling north of Anson. The family later moved to the Truby community, where she married Alfred Ball Oct. 23, 1910. The couple moved to Anson in 1923. Mr. Ball died April 14,1969. She was a member of Anson Church of Christ. Survivors include four sons, Capt. James L. of Oxen Hill, Md, Thomas G. of Riverside, Calif, John of Riviera and Charles 0. of Lockney; two daughters, Mrs. Reese Barone of Dallas and Mrs. Sam
McLaren of Anson; a brother, Jasper Gentry of Anson; 18 grandchildren and 11 greats.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Cain Gentry (1850 - 1926)
  Elizabeth Sims Gentry (1864 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  Alford Ball (1886 - 1969)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel Cain Ball (1913 - 1971)*
  Mary Lou Ball King (1916 - 1937)*
  Charles Othell Ball (1924 - 1988)*
  Janie M. Ball McLaren (1932 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  Viola Gentry (1882 - 1891)*
  Sidney Lewis Gentry (1885 - 1956)*
  Rachel Tennessee Gentry (1887 - 1890)*
  John Lawrence Gentry (1889 - 1949)*
  Frances Mae "Fannie " Gentry Ferguson (1891 - 1962)*
  Ida Melvina Gentry Ball (1893 - 1975)
  Gabrell Washburn Gentry (1895 - 1968)*
  Meredith Poindexter Gentry (1900 - 1964)*
  Jurdon Homer Gentry (1902 - 1960)*
  Jasper Calvin Gentry (1904 - 1977)*
  Mozelle Gentry (1908 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Anson
Jones County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Clara SoRelle Perry
Record added: Jul 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39462688
Ida Melvina <i>Gentry</i> Ball
Added by: Gary Spargo
 
Ida Melvina <i>Gentry</i> Ball
Added by: Gary Spargo
 
Ida Melvina <i>Gentry</i> Ball
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I love you Ma
- Becky Anderson
 Added: Jan. 31, 2012

- Clara SoRelle Perry
 Added: Jul. 15, 2009
 
 
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