Jessie Pauline (Marsh) Ballard
Jessie Pauline (Marsh) Ballard, 92, St. Joseph, Missouri died Saturday, June 16, 2012 at a local healthcare facility.
She was born February 29, 1920 to Charles and Stella M. (Green) Walters in Stanberry, Missouri.
Jessie married Russell D. Ballard in 1950. He preceded her in death in 1992.
Mrs. Ballard worked at C.D. Smith Drug Company for many years and was a house mother for Group Homes in Albany and King City area for several years.
She was preceded in death by her first husband and father of her children, Perry A. Marsh; second husband, Russell D. Ballard; parents, sister, Goldie West, Mary Kariker and Racheal Jones; and brother, Charles Walters..
(Survivors:) son, Edson R. Marsh (Phyllis), St. Joseph; daughter, Merna K. Reynolds, Stanberry, Missouri; four grandchildren; six, great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; niece, Loretta King, St. Joseph; brother, Billy Rigney, Darlington, Missouri; two nephews; and numerous half-brothers and sisters.
A Memorial Service will be held at Saxton Woods, 3002 North 18th, St. Joseph, Missouri at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, June 27. Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.