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Martha Virginia Staples Ballou
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Birth: Nov. 26, 1912
White Hall
Greene County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 20, 1988
Morgan County
Illinois, USA

Greene Prairie Press
Greene County, Illinois
23 June 1988

Martha Ballou

Martha Virginia Ballou, 75, of Scott County Nursing Center and formerly of Barry and White Hall, died Monday evening, June 20, 1988, at Passavant Hospital.

She was born Nov. 26, 1912, in White Hall, daughter of George and Lillie Newton Staples. She married William A. Ballou on March 22, 1948, in Kansas City, Mo., and he died Feb. 18, 1985.

Surviving are three nephews, Dale Staples of Jerseyville, Gale Staples of Carrollton and Bob Staples of Winchester.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Jettie Thompson, and two brothers, Dewey and Thomas G.

Mrs. Ballou worked at the Jacksonville Developmental Center for many years, retiring in 1976.

Services will be held 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in White Hall, with burial at White Hall Cemetery.

Additional to above obituary:
Greene Prairie Press
Added on 30 June 1988

Services were held 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in White Hall with the Rev. Alfred Eastin officiating. Vocalist Kathy Dawdy sang "In The Garden" and "Precious Memories." The organist was Tammy Winters.

Pallbearers were Michael Staples, Patrick Staples, John Staples, Edward Staples, Edward L. Thompson and Doug thompson. Burial was in the White Hall Cemetery.

Family links: 
  George Wesley Staples (1876 - 1944)
  Lillie J Newton Staples (1873 - 1934)
  William A. Ballou (1907 - 1985)*
  Jettie B Staples Thompson (1896 - 1970)*
  George Dewey Staples (1898 - 1967)*
  Thomas Gilbert Staples (1908 - 1977)*
  Martha Virginia Staples Ballou (1912 - 1988)
*Calculated relationship
White Hall Cemetery
White Hall
Greene County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Judy Clark-Wick
Record added: Nov 08, 2009
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Martha Virginia <i>Staples</i> Ballou
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- Judy Clark-Wick
 Added: Nov. 8, 2009

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