|Birth: ||May 3, 1934|
|Death: ||Jan. 22, 2007|
Johnnye M. "Granny" Ballard, 72, a retired accountant, died Monday, Jan. 22, 2007, in Fort Worth.
Funeral: 2:30 p.m. Friday in Blessing Colonial Chapel, 401 Elm St., Mansfield. Burial: Mansfield Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday at Blessing Funeral Home.
Memorials: Emery J. Lilge Hospice House, 301 Medpark Circle, Burleson, Texas 76028.
Johnnye was born May 3, 1934, in Dallas, the daughter of Morton E. and Ina Belle Tims Torbert. She married Adrian Ballard, June 28, 1952.
She accepted Christ as her savior when she was 8 years old. He has been her faithful friend all these years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Mansfield.
Johnnye was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Adrian Ballard; parents, Morton and Ina Torbert; sister, Mary Clark; and granddaughter, Lacy Bivens.
Survivors: Daughter, Penny Bivens and husband Lynn; sons, Michael Ballard and wife, Misty, and Steven Ballard and wife, Michelene; grandchildren, Shawn Ballard and wife, Christi, Mikayla Ballard, Jason Ballard and wife, Kristen, Jeff Ballard, and wife, Deasha, Paige Bivens and Cory Bivens; great-grandchildren, Emma, Justin, Carley-Beth, Walker and Lucy Ballard and Kaden Vasseur; sisters, Norma Hays, Martha Ladd and husband, Royce, Dortha Wood and Blanche McKelvey and husband, Carl; brother-in-law, Vaughn Ballard and wife, Martha Jo; and several nieces and nephews.
Published in the Star-Telegram on 1/24/2007.
Ina Belle Tims Torbert (1908 - 1984)
Created by: Tim Hawkins
Record added: Jan 21, 2008
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