|Birth: ||Apr. 4, 1921|
|Death: ||Dec. 11, 1996|
James R. "Jim" Ball. 75 of Raven, died Dec. 11 in a Veterans hospital in Mt. Home TN, following a lengthy illness. He was born in Tazewell County and was a son of the late Rev. Albert and Eddie Horton Ball, both Tazewell County natives.
He was a retired miner & farmer and was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was a life long resident of the Raven area and was a member of the Pine Creek Pentecostal Church.
In addition to his parents, he was proceeded in death one sister Ethel Short; and five brothers, Willard, Carness, Billy, Dewey, and Marvin Ball
Survivors; sons, Danny R, Ball of Raven, Steve R. Ball of Pounding Mill; daughter Mrs Kenneth (Melissa) Lawson of Raven; sister, Alta Lowe of Elkton MD, Oakley Carr of Piqua, OH, Myrtle Short of Raven; brothers, Damon Ball, Lawrence Ball and Donald Ball all of Raven; four grand children, Allen Ball, Bennen Ball, Kayla Ball, and Allison Lawson.
The funeral was conducted Dec. 14 at 11 a.m. at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Chapel in Richlands with Rev. Jimmy Richardson and Rev Charlie McGlothlin officiating.
Interment followed in the Ball Family Cemetery on Road Ridge near Raven.
Albert Ball (1887 - 1971)
Edgar Amanda Horton Ball (1888 - 1966)
Ethel Mae Ball Short (1907 - 1983)*
Carl Ball (1909 - 1911)*
Dewey Ball (1911 - 1934)*
Myrtle V. Ball Short (1912 - 2001)*
Lawrence E. Ball (1914 - 1999)*
Marvin Albert Ball (1919 - 1986)*
James R. Ball (1921 - 1996)
Carness B Ball (1925 - 1944)*
Dahmon Andrew Ball (1926 - 2000)*
Willard J. Ball (1929 - 1949)*
Frances Ivergene Ball (1930 - 1931)*
Billy Ball (1933 - ____)*
Ball Family Cemetery
Created by: Harold Richardson
Record added: May 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37424835