Auburn Franklin

Ballard, Jr.

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Auburn Franklin Ballard, Jr.

Dec 04 1933 - Feb 22 2009

Mr. A. F. "Jr" Ballard, age 75 of Celina, Texas passed away February 22, 2009 at his home in Celina. He was born December 4, 1933 in Lowry City, Missouri to Auburn Franklin Ballard, Sr. and Jessie Violet (Osborn) Ballard. He married Theo Ballard on May 16, 1952 in Eunice, New Mexico and was employed as a Maintenance-Mail Carrier for Frisco ISD. He is survived by daughters; Shelia Morgeson, Yvonne Cannon, Penny Ballard, and Jessie Humphries and husband Ray, all of Celina, Texas; brother, T. J. Ballard and wife Barbara of Kansas City, Missouri; 12 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren, 2 nieces and one nephew . He is preceded in death by his wife, Theo Ballard, daughters, Diana Arnold and Tracy Ballard, son-in-law, Earl Morgeson and both parents. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Celina with Pastor Vince Barnes officiating. Interment followed at Rowlett Cemetery in Plano, Texas. A visitation with the family will be held on Wednesday, Feburary 25, 2009 beginning at 6:00 pm at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Celina.
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