WHITEHORSE — Services for Jalisa Jean Ballard, 19, will be 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Betty Betone Church. The Rev. Leland will officiate. Burial will be in Whitehorse Lake on family private land.
Ballard died Sept. 19, 2008, in Whitehorse. She was born May 20, 1989, in Pocatello, Idaho, into the Mexican People Clan for the Shoshone-Bannock People Clan.
Ballard graduated from high school. Her hobbies included meeting new friends and being with family. She loved to swim, bead, and went to state for discus and was one of only four from her school.
Survivors include her mother, Alberta Ballard, stepfather, Benjamin Maetas of Whitehorse; brothers, Clifton Ballard of Whitehorse; sister, Louchelle Tsosie of Whitehorse; grandfather, Wilford Ballard Sr. of Pocatello, Id.
Ballard was preceded in death by her grandparents, Tom and Jean Tsosie; father, Wade Ballard; brother, Lynn Chamber; grandmother, Leota Ballard.
Pallbearers will be Benjamin Maetas, Troy Sandoval, Cordaryll Tolino, Lashawnte Nez, Chiffon Harrison, Lance Dixon.
The family will receive relatives and friends at Whitehorse Lake Chapter House, following services.