Funeral services for Barbara A Ballard, 76, of Longview, TX will be 2PM, Saturday January 13, 2018 at Mobberly Baptist Church (The Crossing). Visitation will be 6PM-8PM, Friday January 12, 2018 at Welch Funeral Home in Longview.
Barbara Ann Ballard born April 4, 1941 and joined Jesus in Heaven on January 8, 2018. She was so happy to finally be home and get to meet Jesus face-to-face and get to dance with her true love again. She enjoyed life to the fullest and always had a smile on her face. She had a special way of making everyone she knew and came in contact with feel loved and joyful!
She is preceded in death by her husband Bobby Jack Ballard, her parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jones, her sister and brother in law Wynell and O.C. Tucker, sister Faithalee Smoot, brother in law Bennie “Odell” Burkhalter, & son in law Stan Smith.
She is survived by her sister Virginia Burkhalter, brother Billy Charles “Sonny” Jones, her daughters Pam Smith, Tammy Peck and husband Nick , Jeri Kroll and husband Mike, her grandchildren Katy Myers, Jacqueline Ingalls, Justin Hutchison, Robert Harness, Cecellia Cox, Amanda Browning, and Julie Walker, and numerous great and great great grandchildren, as well as honorary grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be given to the Barbara A Ballard Estate fund at Telco Plus Credit Union in Longview, TX.