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Russell Ballard
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1921
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 1995
Mount Vernon
Jefferson County
Illinois, USA

Russell Ballard, 74, of Mt. Vernon, IL died at Good Samaritan Hospital in that city.

A retired oilfield worker, Mr. Ballard had been in failing health. He was a Wayne County native.

He was born in Wayne County June 22, 1921, the son of Ernest & Letta Todd Ballard. On May 11, 1946, he was married to Ruth Hood.

Mr. Ballard was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Corps. He was a member of the VFW Post No. 1376, Mt. Vernon, and American Legion Post No. 141, Mt. Vernon.

Survivors are his wife; sons, Joe, Ernie, and Jerry; five grandchildren & three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, a brother and his stepmother.

Services were held at the Richardson Funeral Home in Wayne City with burial in Olive Branch Cemetery south of Wayne City. Military graveside rites were held also.

(Published Wayne County Press)

Family links: 
  Ernest Monroe Ballard (1897 - 1966)
  Lena Bell Todd Ballard (1900 - 1939)
  Ruth Alice Hood Ballard (1926 - 2005)*
  Linda Darlene Ballard (1947 - 1947)*
  Hazel Ballard (1917 - 1917)*
  Ruby Alice Ballard Bequette (1918 - 1978)*
  Russell Ballard (1921 - 1995)
  Ernest Monroe Ballard (1923 - 1991)*
*Calculated relationship
Baltimore Cemetery
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Mar 01, 2011
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Russell Ballard
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