Glynn Dell Ballew, 91, a longtime resident of Waco, passed away, Thursday, May 16, 2013, in a local nursing home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, May 20, at Bosqueville Baptist Church with the Rev. Brad Herridge officiating. Interment will follow at Coolidge Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Connally/Compton Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Ballew was born on Nov. 10, 1921, in Coolidge, Texas, to Quint and Pearl Wylie Dunn. She graduated from Coolidge High School and Westminster Junior College in Tehuacana. Mrs. Ballew received her Bachelor and her Master's degrees from Baylor University. She was a career educator teaching for over 50 years, teaching in Marlin, Bosqueville and Midway. Mrs. Ballew was designated a Master Teacher by the Texas Education Association. She was a longtime and devoted member of Bosqueville Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school and contributed endless hours of volunteer activities.
Mrs. Ballew married the love of her life, T. Bennie Ballew and he preceded her in death in 1982. She was also preceded in death by her parents; and her sisters, Buena Pearl Beene and Neldra Ruth Carpenter.
Survivors include her son, Travis Ballew and his wife, Donna, of Red Bank, N.J.; granddaughter, Amanda Ballew, also of Red Bank; niece, Nancy Keith and her husband, Eddie, of Dallas; great-niece, Nicole Keith of Dallas; and great-nephew, Robert Keith of Dallas.
Memorials may be made to the Coolidge Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 264, Coolidge, Texas 76635-0084.
November 10, 1921 - May 16, 2013
Sign the Guest Book at www.wacotrib.com
This obituary was originally published in the Waco Tribune-Herald.