Lucille Ballard

Lucille Ballard passed away March 19, 2009 at ther home in Healdton. Services will be at the Shell Street Church of Christ in Healdton at 2:00PM Saturday, March 21, 2009 with Danny Huntsman officiating.  Burial will be at 4:30 PM Saturday at the McGee Cemetery in Stratford, Oklahoma under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Chris Beshears, Jake Beshears, Eric Porterfield, Zack Porterfield, Greg Ballard, Jody Sparks, Craig Harmon, Scott Walker, Todd Dunn, and Chano Bargas. Visitation will be Friday from noon-8PM and Saturday 10-noon. Memorials may be made to Cross Timbers Hospice.
 Lucille was born July 13, 1927 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma to Arthur and Pearl Williams.  She grew up around the Stratford area and attended school at Walker and Pauls Valley.  She married Othal Ballard on March 19, 1947.  She passed away on their 62nd wedding anniversary. They moved to Healdton in 1966 where she was a devoted homemaker and a faithful member of the Shell Street Church of Christ. 
Lucille is preceded in death by her parents - Arthur and Pearl Williams, three brothers - Kenneth, Arthur Jr., and Jerry,  son in law - Steve Estes.
She is survived by her husband Othal of the home, three daughters - Linda Buben of Ardmore, Peggy Porterfield and husband Walter of Healdton, Doris Beshears and husband Kim of Yukon, one son - Glenn Ballard and wife Gerri of Wilson,  son in law - Joe Buben of Healdton, one sister - Jean Wren of McAlester, thirteen grandchildren, twenty-two great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.


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