July 28, 2011
Monday, August 1, 2011 11:00 AM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Sunday, July 31, 2011 2-5pm
Donna G. “Nanny” (Myers) Ballard, 93, of Catawba passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011 in Mercy McAuley Center, Urbana.
She was born April 9, 1918 in Fayette County, Ohio, the daughter of Frank H. and Nettie (Kaplinger) Myers.
Donna retired from Ranco in Plain City. She was a member of the Daughters of America #314, Catawba and was dispatcher for the Pleasant Township Fire Department and Emergency Service.
She is survived by her son, Arnold Willis Ballard of Catawba; daughter, Juanita Joyce (Ronald) Bollinger of Springfield; grandchildren, Robin Ballard of Catawba, Kimberly Bollinger of Springfield, Frank (Mary) Ballard and Kelly (Chris) Shore both of South Vienna; great grandchildren, Heather (Todd) Winkhart of Mechanicsburg, Shon Ballard of Urbana, Jason (Ashley) Ballard, Amanda Ballard, Logan and McKenzie Shore all of South Vienna; great great grandchildren, Rylan Winkhart and Blake Ballard; special daughter, Marjol (Larry) Burr and family; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Willis T. Ballard; a granddaughter, Donna Lee Ballard; daughter-in-law, Patsy Ballard; sisters, Cyrena Cave and Freda (Walter) Teets; 5 brothers.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, 2011 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 1, 2011 in the funeral home with Pastor Helen McKenzie officiating. Burial will follow in McConkey Cemetery, Catawba, OH.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasant Township Fire Department, 10 West Pleasant St, Catawba, OH 43010 or the Mercy McAuley Center, 906 Scioto St, Urbana, OH 43078. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.