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 Martha A. <I>Graves</I> Ballard

Martha A. Graves Ballard

Birth
Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas, USA
Death 1 Nov 2012 (aged 76)
Burial Mountain Valley, Garland County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 100006532 · View Source
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Martha A. Ballard, age 76, of Hot Springs died Thursday, November 01, 2012.

She was born on October 13, 1936, in Hot Springs, the daughter of Floyd Graves and Liddia Fox Graves. On January 11, 1957, she was married to James Ballard. She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Charlie Graves, Burt Graves, Bart Graves, Mack Graves and Sherman Graves; and one sister Geneva Byford.

Martha enjoyed ceramics, painting, collecting dolls, canning vegetables, working in her flower garden and was a member of Walnut Valley Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, James Ballard of Hot Springs, two daughters and sons-in-law, Terry and John Collie of Donaldson and Kelly and Darrell Holder of Hot Springs; five grandchildren; James and Amanda Christman, Ginger and Corey George, Gene and Ashley Holder, Amber Christman and Hope Holder; ten great-grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, Herman and Margie Graves of Hot Springs; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members; and a host of wonderful friends.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 3, 2012 in the Walnut Valley Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Forrest officiating.

Interment will be in New Mount Pleasant Cemetery under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Hot Springs.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM, Saturday at the church.

Pallbearers will be Darold Graves, Doug Graves, Corey George, Mearl Graves, Gene Holder and James Christman.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Greg Whorton and his staff, Mindy Erickson, A.P.N., the staff of Arkansas Hospice, Dr. Martin A. Koehn, John Collie, Carl George and Darrell Holder.


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  • Created by: GP - Searcher
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100006532
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martha A. Graves Ballard (13 Oct 1936–1 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100006532, citing Mountain Valley Cemetery, Mountain Valley, Garland County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by GP - Searcher (contributor 46982456) .