Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 6, 2008
Mr. William Austin “Bill” Ballard, 77, of Gantt, died Mon., Nov. 3, 2008, in the Andalusia Hospital.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today, Thurs., Nov. 6, at the Able Cemetery in Gantt with the Rev. Dale Norris officiating the service. Visitation will be at 12:30 p.m. today at Foreman Funeral Home.
Survivors include his wife, Odessa Ballard of Gantt; his daughter and son-in-law, Terri (Gaynor) Ridgdill of Augusta, Ga.; his son and daughter-in-law, Glenn (Perri) Ballard of San Angelo, Texas; four grandchildren, Andy (Heidi) Ballard of Spokane, Wash., Anthony (Anna) Ballard of Odessa, Texas, Jason Youngblood of Ocala, Fla., and Toni (Evan) Evans of Augusta; two great-grandchildren; and his sister, Lois (Fritz) Duensing of Gantt.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Emphysema Society or the American Lung Association.
Family and friends unable to attend the services may sign the guest registry online at www.foremanfuneralhome.com.