Joan Ballard



Joan Ballard, 78, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020, in Nacogdoches.

Memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, June 20, 2020, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with Bro. Jeff McGee officiating.  


Born May 4, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Oliver Lee Flowers and Oza Rhea Ford Flowers.  Mrs. Ballard was a great wife, mother, and grandmother.  She was a member of Dreka Springs Pentecostal Church.


She is survived by her
Son: Horace Allie Ballard Jr. and wife Janet
Daughter: Tammy Alford and husband Bob
Son: Ryan Ballard

Jennifer Jade Rhea and husband Mike
Brandy Stoffel and husband Ryan
Justin Ballard and wife Taryn
Jennifer Leigh- Denise Buffington 
Alex Alford and wife Carisa
Amber Marrs and husband Josh
Jonathan Alford

Great Grandchildren:
Harper Stoffel       Kit Alford                  Sean Marrs
Wrenly Stoffel       Abigal Chambliss       Riley Marrs
Kaylie Ash             Deanna Jackson

Preceded in death by
Husband and soulmate: Horace Ballard Sr.
Parents: Oliver Lee and Ozra Rhea Flowers
Daughter: Janet Denise Ballard
Grandson: Jonathan Allie Derrick
Brothers: Ernest, Earl, Bill, George, Buryl, Wayne, Curtis
Sisters: Lou Ella Boyd, Mary Ann Gonzales


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