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
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.
© 2007 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home