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Samuel Monroe "Sam" Ball
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Birth: May 26, 1894
Stephens County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 12, 1990
Stephens County
Texas, USA

Services for Samuel "Sam" Monroe Ball, 96, of Breckenridge, were held at First Baptist Church with Rev. Cecil Harper officiating. Ball died at his ranch home after a lengthy illness.

Mr. Ball was a lifelong resident of Stephens County and died three miles from the log cabin in which he was born. He was a rancher. He was close to the oldest member of the Texas and Southwestern Cattleraiser's Association, a charter member of National Cattlemen's Association, an acreage donor to Cal Farley's Boy's Ranch, receiver of numerous Soil Conservation's awards, and belonged to the Roughneck Bible Class at First Baptist Church where he was a member.

Preceded him in death were his wife - Una; son - Glen; two infant daughters.

Survivors: daughter - Frances Donnell; sister - Faye Sanders; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Thomas Ball (1856 - 1937)
  Emma Jane West Ball (1860 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Una Houston Ball (1896 - 1983)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel Glen Ball (1924 - 1987)*
  Frances Ball Donnell (1925 - 2013)*
  Bonnie Belle Ball (1928 - 1929)*
  Infant Daughter Ball (1939 - 1939)*
 
 Siblings:
  Dora Lee Ball Silas (1881 - 1909)*
  Elbert Milton Ball (1882 - 1957)*
  Nannie Ann Ball Wasson (1884 - 1986)*
  Hattie Pearl Ball McEntire (1886 - 1984)*
  John Thomas Ball (1888 - 1948)*
  Emma Jane Ball Ward (1891 - 1987)*
  Samuel Monroe Ball (1894 - 1990)
  Clemmie L. Ball (1899 - 1901)*
  Ida Faye Ball Sanders (1902 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Breckenridge Cemetery
Breckenridge
Stephens County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Aug 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74990537
Samuel Monroe Sam Ball
Added by: Searchers of our Past
 
Samuel Monroe Sam Ball
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