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Jessie Grace Ballard

Graveside Services at Lyons Cemetery will be held Saturday, January 2nd at 2:00 pm

Jessie Grace Ballard, age 90, formerly of Lyons, Ohio, passed away peacefully, Saturday, December 26, 2015. She was born June 21, 1925 in Lyons, Ohio to Willard and Florence (Barrett) Gunn. On August 26, 1943, she married James Curtis Ballard. He preceded her in death on September 2, 2002.

Jessie was a homemaker raising two children. She was a member of Lyons Christian Church and Lyons VFW James W. Kahl Post #7574 Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Haley of Whitehouse, OH and son, James (Bettye) Ballard of Washington; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband of 59 years, James, Jessie was preceded in death by her parents, Willard and Florence, and sister, Ruth Ruple.

Graveside services will be held at Lyons Cemetery on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. Donna Stutzman officiating.

Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Residence: Lyons, Ohio

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We are so sorry for your loss,your mom was so sweet. I'm sure Tom and Dean in their day may have contributed to a couple grey hairs! But your mom would have just chuckled and moved on ! May she now be with you dad and rest peacefully.Our love and caring thoughts are with you all.

Tom andJudy Jan 1 2016 12:00 AM