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Doris Elaine Hileman Ballard
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1934
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 2011
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA

KANNAPOLIS - Doris Elaine Hileman Ballard, 76, died Monday, April 4, 2011, at CMC-NorthEast, Concord, after three months of declining health.

She was born April 8, 1934, in Cabarrus County, the daughter of the late Helen Chambers Peck.

Doris was a homemaker and a retired sales clerk for Belk's Department Store, Carolina Mall, Concord, where she had worked for many years. Her family fondly remembers her love for cooking as a special part of her life.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband, Frank Harley Bowles; her second husband, Bill Ballard; five brothers, Gene, Harry, Bob, Bill, and Jack Hileman; and a son-in-law, Jimmy Sides.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at Whitley's Funeral Home Main Chapel, Kannapolis, officiated by Rev. Barbara Watkins. Burial will follow at Center Grove Lutheran Church Cemetery, Kannapolis. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home prior to the service.

Survivors include her two daughters, Ann Christy, of Kannapolis, and Terri Sides of Lake Norman; two sons, Chris Bowles and his wife, Melanie, of Salisbury; and Tim Bowles and his wife, Crystal, of Rockwell; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a step-son, Larry Ballard, and his wife, Marsha, of Harrisburg; a sister-in-law, Catherine Hileman Chambers, of Kannapolis; and her special friend, Marlene Horton, of Kannapolis.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Published in Concord & Kannapolis Independent Tribune from April 5 to April 8, 2011
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  William O'Neal Ballard (1923 - 2004)
Center Grove Lutheran Cemetery
Cabarrus County
North Carolina, USA
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