Funeral services for Mr. Glenous B. Ballard, 89, of
Cookeville, Tennessee, will be held at 1 P.M. on Tuesday,
November 5, 2013, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Mansell
Cemetery in the Freewill Community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 3 P.M. – 9 P.
M., and Tuesday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at NHC
Health Care Center in Cookeville, TN.
He was born March 17, 1924, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Layton Ballard and Ova D. Ballard. He was married to
the late Rettie Mansell Ballard, who passed away February
13, 2003. He was a carpenter, and a member of the Freewill
Church of Christ.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in
death by 2 Grandsons: Randy Ballard and Wayne Thompson;
10 Brothers: Joe, Fred, Burt, Mitchell, Hollis, Encil, Cecil, Jack,
Johnny, and Charlie Ballard; and 3 Sisters: Zora Ballard, Jane
Anderson, and Willie Ballard.
Survivors include 1 Son: Richard (Patsy) Ballard of
Cookeville, TN; 4 Daughters: Norma (Kenner) Hawkins, and
Paulette (Charles) Clinton, all of Cookeville, TN; Debbie Chaffin
of Baxter, TN; and Anita Rhoten of Celina, TN; 1 Sister: Marie
(Billy) Martin of Gainesboro, TN; 9 Grandchildren; and 15
Great Grandchildren, including Matthew Henley, whom he
raised. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends
Bro. Alan Judd and Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the
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