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Ruth Carroll Ballard

October 7, 1943 — July 25, 2020

Ruth Carroll Ballard

Dallas - Ruth Carroll Ballard 76 transitioned to Heaven on Saturday, July 25, 2020 with her husband and children by her side.

Ruth was born October 7, 1943 to the late Thomas & Myrtle Carroll. Ruth was a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church. Ruth loved her family and they will miss her greatly.
Ruth was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers Tommy Carroll, Vernon Carroll, and Charles Carroll.

Ruth is survived by her loving husband of 54 years Glenn Ballard of the home, her daughters Glenda (Kevin) Crowell of Bessemer City, and Karen (David) McSwain of Lincolnton; three grandchildren Danielle (Jameathan) Williams, Joshua McSwain, and Lydia McSwain; three great grandchildren Laina, Dalton, and Harper Williams; her sister Betty Reep; and many nieces and nephews.

There will be a graveside service at 10:00 a.m., Monday at Long Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Dallas NC with Pastor Steve Weaver officiating.
Pallbearers will be David McSwain, Kevin Crowell, Joshua McSwain and Jason Flicklin
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Walnut Grove Baptist Church, 3255 Dallas Cherryville Hwy, Dallas, NC 28034.

The family would like to thank the staff at Caromont Regional Medical Center as well as Belaire Health Care Center for the care given to Mrs. Ballard.

Condolences may be made to

Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia, NC is serving the Ballard family.
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