Blanche Ballard

Published 9:02 am Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Blanche Ballard


Blanche Ballard, 88, of Lancaster, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017 at her home. She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Paul.

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Blanche was born on November 28, 1928, in Garrard County to the late Lance and Bertha Morris Adams. Blanche worked for the post office for many years and was a faithful member of Bryantsville United Methodist Church.

She touched many lives and was loved by all who knew her. Her family was her greatest joy and she will be greatly missed.

Surviving are two daughters, Terri Sue Feldman (Mike) of Lancaster and Paula Loraine Ballard (Rick) of Lancaster; a sister, Carolyn Vest of Danville; six grandchildren, Greg Hensley (Dana), Jason Hensley (Lari Beth), Andrea Barnes (James), Erik Fields (Christina), Melissa Sexton (Jackie Wayne), and Christen Fields; seven great-grandchildren, Hunter Hensley (Marissa), Landon Hensley (Samantha), Adreanna Barnes, Houston Barnes, Kire Fields, Sawyer Fields, and PaisLee Sexton; and great-great-grandchild, Annzley Hensley; and a special friend, Sheila Price.

Blanche was preceded in death by two daughters, Ann Gellette Ballard Ferry and Penney Lee Ballard, and a brother, Lance “Bud” Adams.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Spurlin Funeral Home with Dr. Joe Vest, Rev. Chris Dunagen, and Rev. Faron Owen officiating. Burial in Ballard Family Cemetery in Bryantsville, Kentucky. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 18, 2017, from 4-9 p.m. at Spurlin Funeral Home.

Pallbearers are Greg Hensley, Jason Hensley, Erik Fields, Hunter Hensley, Landon Hensley, Houston Barnes, and Jose Gonzalez. Honorary pallbearers are Dana Hensley, Lari Beth Hensley, James Barnes, Andrea Barnes, Christina Fields, Marissa Hensley, Melissa Sexton, Jackie Wayne Sexton, Samantha Price, Adreanna Barnes, Kire Fields, Sawyer Fields, Annzley Hensley, and Paislee Sexton.