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Obituary for Nell G. Ballard

Nell G. Ballard, age 90 of Carrollton, passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017. She was born October 03, 1926 in Bremen, Georgia, daughter to the late Charles and Kate Eubanks Garrett. She was a 1944 graduate of Bremen High School and was the Valedictorian of her class. From the first grade through her graduation she never missed a day of school. She retired in 1991 from Carrollton Surgical Group after a 30 year career as a receptionist. She was a long time member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph M. Ballard. Survivors include her son, Joel Ballard of Carrollton; daughter and son-in-law, Tracie and Randy Driver of Carrollton; grandchildren, Emily Driver Neese (Jeremy), Amy Driver Bearden (Michael), and Kattie Ballard; two great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be conducted Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 4:00 PM with Dr. Stephen Allen officiating. Interment will follow in Carrollton City Cemetery. Those serving as pallbearers will be Jeff Marlow, Michael Duke, Danny Wester, Fred Bennett, Gary Bennett, and Johnny Perry. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM and again from 2:30 PM until the hour of service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org , or the American Heart Association at www.heart.org . Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com. Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel of Carrollton has charge of the arrangements.


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Visitation

Wednesday

20

Sep

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Visitation

Wednesday

20

Sep

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Service

Wednesday

20

Sep

4:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Cemetery Details

Location

Carrollton Cit y Cemetery

Alabama Street
Carrollton, GA 30117


Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

American Cancer Society

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