Mary Louise Ball was born July 16, 1948 at Whitewright, Texas to Oscar Lee Ball and Clarice Stephens Ball. She died Monday, January 21, 2013 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison, Texas at the age of 64. She was a life long resident of Whitewright, Texas.
Mary attended school in Whitewright and also attended church in Whitewright until her health caused her to not be able to attend. She never stopped trusting and believing in the Lord and praying for strength. Mary made all those who knew her laugh at her silly little jokes. She was a fun person to be around and was loved by those she associated with.
She is survived by son, Anthony Quinn Ball of Whitewright; brothers, Shedrick Lee Ball and wife Cythia of Washington, DC; Clarence Ray Ball of Whitewright; Raynard Leonard Ball and wife Laurie of Whitewright; Datra Demon Ball of Whitewright; sisters, Sandra (Ball) Thomas and Betty Irena Ball of Whitewright; sister, Brenda Joyce Ball of Paris; nephews, Chris and Steve Ball of Whitewright; niece, Chancey Ballard of Sherman; aunts, Alice Fay Berotte of Tyler; Fannie Granderson of Sherman and Jo Margaret McEntire of Dallas; and many great nephews and nieces, and a host of relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, and son Tyrone Lakeith Ball
Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 26, 2013 at First Baptist Church, Whitewright, Texas. Officiating the service will be Rev. Willie Ballard. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Whitewright. Pallbearers will be Ricky Rice, Arthur Ballard, Darrell Lindsey, Marvin Arterberry, Curtis Luster and Carl Luster.
Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience on Friday to pay their respects and to sign the register book. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Friday, January 25, 2013 from 6-8pm at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Whitewright, Texas.