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Joan Norton Ballard

Monday, April 6th, 1936 - Sunday, April 26th, 2020
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Obituary

Joan Norton Ballard, age 84, of Ballard Drive passed away at her residence, Sunday, April 26, 2020. She is the daughter of the late Elisha and Ellie Burrell Norton. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Raleigh Ballard.

She is survived by her daughters, Kathy Plemmons (David), Connie Byrd (Ricky) and Judy Peek; grandchildren, Jessica, Sherri, Raleigh and Chad; great-grandchildren, Kye, Riot, Kaley, Jasmine, Ella Grace, Lola Jo, Brody, Levi, Destiny and Canaan; great-great grandchildren, Paisley, Nellie, Kate, Aidan, Kamdan; brothers, Howard Norton (Wilma) and Franklin Norton (Leila).

A private graveside service will be held 3:00PM Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at Upper Laurel Baptist Church Cemetery. Reverend Canaan Peek will officiate.

Special thanks to Compassionate Care Hospice, especially nurses; Rachel, Sherri and Amy for all the compassion they gave our mom in her last days.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to; Compassionate Care Hospice, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714 in memory of Ms. Ballard.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralservice.org
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Service Details

  • Service

    Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 3:00pm
    Location
    Upper Laurel Baptist Church Cemetery
    Address
    9940 US HWY 23
    Mars Hill, NC 28754
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    Notes
    Private Graveside Service
    Officiant
    Rev. Canaan Peek
  • Interment

    Location
    Upper Laurel Baptist Church Cemetery
    Address
    9940 US HWY 23
    Mars Hill, NC 28754
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Brenda Lowe

Posted at 11:16pm
Raleigh and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.
Raleigh your granny has such a pretty face and pleasing look I am sure she was a wonderful granny and you have lots of wonderful memories.
Hold on to those memories and your granny will be with you always in your heart .
Heaven has welcomed a sweet angel
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