Katie Ballard Obituary
 
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Katie Ballard

June 13, 1905 - March 15, 2012
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Katie Martha Mann Ballard, 106, died March 15, 2012 in Abilene, Texas. Her funeral will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 24, 2012, at the Tyrone Baptist Church, Tyrone, Oklahoma with burial following in the Tyrone Cemetery, Tyrone, Oklahoma. Local arrangements are being taken care of by Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory Street, Abilene. Katie was born June 13, 1905 to C.P. and Jennie Mann in Tyrone, No Man's Land of the Oklahoma Territory. She was raised in a very loving, happy, Christian family of five brothers and four sisters. She married Fred Ballard on October 19, 1923. Together they raised four children: Robbie...
Katie Martha Mann Ballard, 106, died March 15, 2012 in Abilene, Texas. Her funeral will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 24, 2012, at the Tyrone Baptist Church, Tyrone, Oklahoma with burial following in the Tyrone Cemetery, Tyrone, Oklahoma. Local arrangements are being taken care of by Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory Street, Abilene.

Katie was born June 13, 1905 to C.P. and Jennie Mann in Tyrone, No Man's Land of the Oklahoma Territory. She was raised in a very loving, happy, Christian family of five brothers and four sisters.
She married Fred Ballard on October 19, 1923. Together they raised four children: Robbie Winter, Clyde Ballard, Monna Rae Bruce, and Arnold Ballard.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Fred; son, Clyde Ballard; grandson, Michael Ballard; and son-in-law, Bill Winter.

In addition to her children, she leaves behind son-in-law, Glendel Bruce; daughter-in-law, Janet Ballard; ten grandchildren, including Randa Bruce-Gonzales, Philip Bruce, and Les Bruce, all of Abilene; nineteen great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Katie Ballard was a woman of unwavering Christian faith which she passed on to each member of her extended family.

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