|Birth: ||Feb. 26, 1920|
|Death: ||Sep. 3, 2013|
Evelyn "Sug" Bond Ballinger celebrated 93 years of loving and giving to others before losing her battle with heart disease on September 3, 2013. She was born on February 26, 1920. She was preceded in death by her husband Adam J. Ballinger, her parents May and Newton Bond, and her sister and brother-in-law Eloise and Dixon Hood.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Brownsville her entire life. She was a volunteer "Gray Lady" at the Millington Air Base and Western State Mental Hospital in 1940's and 1950's. She was a volunteer "Pink Lady" at Haywood Memorial Hospital from 1980's until early 2000's, and continued her volunteer work as a "Bingo Lady" at Crestview Nursing Home until recently. She was a Girl Scout Leader 1955-1958, a member of the United Methodist Women's Lydia Circle, McKinnie Pals at First United Methodist Church, and the Keenager Choir at the Brownsville Baptist Church.
She was a stay-at-home Mom for 18 years until circumstances required her to begin working in 1966. She was Assistant and became Clerk and Master of Chancery Court in Haywood County for 21 years, retiring in 1987.
She is survived by her daughters: Beverly English married to Pat of Jackson, TN; Belinda Sellari married to Hunter of Brownsville, TN. Grandchildren: Adam and Ginger English, Lanier and Anna English, Eve Anne, Eric, and Patrick Sellari. Great-grandchildren: Morgan and Drew English and nephew Bill Hood.
In the last months of her life she was lovingly cared for by family and Mendy, Alberta, Morgan, Joanna, Rosie, and Pat from HomeChoice. Also, her loving and devoted caregivers Deloris, Sue, Dorothy and Alisia.
The family will receive friends at Lea and Simmons Funeral Home in Brownsville on Thursday September 5 from 5:00-7:00 PM. Funeral services will be on Friday September 6 at 10:30 AM at First United Methodist Church in Brownsville with visitation from 10:00 until time for service. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Youth Town, P.O. Box 1385, Jackson, TN 38302-1385, The Brownsville Humane Society, c/o Alice Nunn, 5543 Tibbs Rd., Brownsville, TN 38012, Brownsville/Haywood County Animal Shelter, c/o Judy Mouser, P.O. Box 449, Brownsville, TN 38012 or the charity of your choice.
- Lea & Simmons Funeral Home
Newton H Bond (1886 - 1965)
May Smith Bond (1892 - 1980)
Adam Jack Ballinger (1918 - 1983)*
Eloise Smith Bond Hood (1918 - 1998)*
Evelyn Bond Ballinger (1920 - 2013)
Loving wife, mother, & grandmother
Created by: D & J Long
Record added: Sep 04, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 116560066