Epstein, Margaret Ballard Graveside services for Margaret Ballard Epstein, 88, of Flint will be 1:30PM Wednesday at Rose Hill Cemetery with a memorial service at 12:00 Noon at Noonday United Methodist Church with Rev. Royce Savage and Rabbi Neal Katz officiating. Mrs. Epstein was born on February 28, 1926 in Dallas to Victor Merrill and Lena Rivers Martin Ballard and passed away on Aug 3, 2014 in Tyler. Mrs. Epstein has lived in the Tyler area since 1981, was the church organist for many years at the Noonday United Methodist Church, worked for Chance-Vought Aircraft for over 25 years and raised a great family. Survivors include her husband, Dr. Herbert Epstein of 50 Years; sons, William "Buzz" Barron of Texarkana, Tim Barron of Red Rock and Mark Epstein of Austin; daughters, Susan Poore of Arlington and Anne French of Belize; seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren and niece, Vickie Lynn Fisk. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Victor Merrill Ballard Jr. and grandson, Jesse Norman Barron. Arrangements are under the direction of Lloyd-James Funeral Home, Tyler, Texas.
Published in Dallas Morning News on Aug. 5, 2014