Obituary for Ethaniel "Mickie" Ballard
Mrs. Ballard was born in Leitchfield, Kentucky on January 28, 1928 to the late Ona Farris and Lois Seaton Farris. She was united in marriage to her loving husband William W. “Baldy” Ballard, Jr. She was a seamstress for Fruit of The Loom for over 40 years. She was a member of Thornhill Baptist Church. She spent most of her life quilting and being a seamstress and enjoyed boating. Above all, she was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-mother, Rena “Kittie” Farris; siblings, Jack Manion, Charles Berry, R.J. Farris, and Lorena Reeves.
Along with her loving husband, she is also survived by her children, Larry J. Ballard (Doris) and Phyllis C. Anderson (Raymond); sister, Jana Johnson (Farrell); grandchildren, Charles, Cindy, Kim, and Beth; great-grandchildren, Christopher, Haley, Becca, Jenna, Jake, and Johnathan; and great-great grandson, Lukas.
Serving as pallbearers will be Charles Ballard, Johnathan Ballard,
Christopher Franklin, Steven Turner, Jeff Harrod and Jake Harrod.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to a charity of one’s choice in Mrs. Ballard’s name.