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Wesley Wise Ballance
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Birth: May 23, 1919
Hyde County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 2008
Hyde County
North Carolina, USA

Wesley Wise Ballance 89, a long time resident of the Engelhard community, died Monday, June 23, 2008 at Cross Creek Health Care Center. Born in Nebraska , May 23, 1919, he was the son of the late Octavius C. and Martha Cahoon Ballance. He was married to the former Mary Magdalene G. Ballance who preceded him in death. At the age of 22 he enlisted in the United States Army where he served his country during World War II, participated in the invasion of Normandy and the campaigns through Northern France, Rhineland, Ardenness- Alsace and Central Europe. Mr. Wesley had a love for the outdoors, he enjoyed crabbing, hunting but most of all he loved to work with his hands, an avid farmer, carpenter and mechanic, he was a servant to his fellow man a devoted husband, father and grandfather. A funeral will be held at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday at the family plot in Amity Church Cemetery in the Lake Landing Community, Rev. Gerald Craddock and Pastor Valerie Ballance will officiate. Surviving are one daughter Ruth A. Thornton and husband Samuel of Nags Head; one son Murray T. Balance and wife Kathy of Engelhard; three grandchildren Marcus Ballance and wife Heather, Erin B. Anderson and husband Mike and Caroline Ballance; one great-grandchild Maggie Rae Ballance. A niece Sharon Loving and husband Chuck; a grandniece Callie Loving. He was preceded in death by two brothers Orville W. Ballance and Leon G. Ballance. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Watson Chapel United Methodist Church. Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service in Swan Quarter. 
 
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 Parents:
  Octavious Coke Ballance (1884 - 1977)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Magdelene Gibbs Ballance (1923 - 1999)
 
 Children:
  Infant Ballance (1955 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leon Gerald Ballance (1917 - 2003)*
  Wesley Wise Ballance (1919 - 2008)
  Orville Wayne Ballance (1922 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Amity United Methodist Church Cemetery
Lake Landing
Hyde County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Midgette-Trent
Record added: Dec 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32117028
Wesley Wise Ballance
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Wesley Wise Ballance
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