Mrs. Ballew died Jan. 14, 2013, at her residence.
Born June 5, 1929, in College Park, in the Red Oak Community, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Beaulah Mae Holland Cook. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Hershel Ballew.
Mrs. Ballew a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, where at one time she served as a Sunday school teacher and was a member of The Golden Club. Mrs. Ballew retired from Walmart.
Mrs. Ballew is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Wanda and Dean Yarbrough of Clarkesville, Phyllis and Rick Gaddy of Tyron; son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Leighane Ballew of Clarkesville; grandchildren and their spouses, Candi and Josh Coffman, Amy and Joshua Butts, David and Brittany Ballew, Wendy and Stephen Cain, Jim and Michelle Gaddy; and grandsons, Joseph “Red” Yarbrough and Luke Ballew; as well as nine great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Bethlehem Baptist Church Missions Program, P. O. Box 488, Clarkesville, GA 30523.
Those wishing may send condolences online at hillsidememorialchapel.com.
Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
The Northeast Georgian
January 16, 2013