Funeral services for Mr. Johnnie Ballard, 68, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 1 P.M. on Tuesday,
September 11, 2007, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Crest Lawn
Memorial Cemetery in Cookeville, TN.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 P. M. – 9 P.
M., Monday from 12 noon – 9 P.M., and Tuesday from
10 A.M. until time of services.
Mr. Ballard passed away on Friday, September 7, 2007, at
Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro, TN.
He was born October 10, 1938, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Layton and Ova Hensley Ballard. In September of
1961, he was married to the late Elise Anderson Ballard. He
was a vinyl siding installer. He was affiliated with the Church of
Christ at Freewill.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in
death by 5 Brothers: Joe, Fred, Mitchell, Encil, and Cecil
Ballard; and 2 Sisters: Ova Jane Anderson and Willie Ballard.
Survivors include 2 Daughters and 1 Son-in-Law: Linda
Coffey of Ft. Worth, TX, and Lisa and Kevin Culling of
Murfreesboro, TN; 3 Grandchildren: Lacey Mathis, Ross
Culling, and Hunter Culling; 1 Great - Grandchild: Avery
Mathis; 4 Brothers and 3 Sisters-in-Law: Burt and Viria
Ballard, and Hollis and Jean Ballard, all of Roseville, MI, B.
Ballard of Cookeville, TN, and Jack and Pauline Ballard of
Baxter, TN; and 1 Sister and Brother-in-Law: Marie and Billy
Martin of Gainesboro, TN.
Bro. Wayne Crossman will officiate at the services.
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