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Mary Elizabeth Ball
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1947
Death: Aug. 22, 1955

Victim of train--school bus accident. Daughter of Walter and Hazel Ball.
Forty-seven children from Spring City Elementary School boarded the school bus on the afternoon of Aug. 22, 1955, just before 3 p.m. for the ride home. Eleven children never made it home.

Mary Elizabeth Ball, Everett Edwards, Jr., Rose Mary Gideon, James Leon Hackler, Edward Muriel Hartbarger, Wallace Sanders Hartbarger, Charlotte Ann Marshall, Sherry Diane Mincey, Jerry Mincey, Rickey Phillips and Max Phillips were killed in the horrible tragedy.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter W Ball (1901 - 1973)
  M. Hazel Ball (1911 - 1992)
 
Burial:
Spring City Cemetery
Spring City
Rhea County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Ralph Crow
Originally Created by: Liz (Roberts) Harris
Record added: Jan 08, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103299566
Mary Elizabeth Ball
Added by: Ralph Crow
 
Mary Elizabeth Ball
Added by: Liz (Roberts) Harris
 
Mary Elizabeth Ball
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