Elsie M. Manning Ballou

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  • "Can't believe it has been a year since you've been gone. I..."
    - Breon Middleton
  • "My cousin Elsie we will truly miss your sweet spirit, rest..."
  • "My prayers are forever with the family in your time of..."
    - Gail Thomas
  • "Cousin Elsie, We are truly going to miss your sweet..."
    - Juante & Teneka Williams
  • "My dear sweet and sassy Auntie you will surely be missed...."
    - Breon Middleton
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Hawthorne - Elsie M. Manning Ballou peacefully passed away June 6, 2014.

She was a retired cook and member of Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, Hawthorne, FL. Mrs. Ballou was an avid fisherman and well respected in the community who will be dearly missed. She's survived by her daughter, Ida Mae Mayes (Amos); 11 grands, 13 great grands, 15 great-great grands, and a host of other relatives.

Home Going Celebration will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, Hawthorne, FL, Rev. Carl Gadson, Pastor & Officiant. Burial will be in Gordon Chapel Cemetery, Hawthorne, FL. Viewing on Friday at PINKNEY-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 21400 SE HAWTHORNE RD, HAWTHORNE, FL, 4-7 p.m. and Saturday at Galilee Baptist Church, 2:30-3:00 p.m. No viewing after eulogy.

The cortege will form at Mrs. Ballou home 2:15 p.m. Saturday.



HAWTHORNE 352-481-2903

GAINESVILLE 352-376-8686


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Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home
21400 SE Hawthorne Rd
Hawthorne, FL
(352) 481-2903
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Published in Gainesville Sun from June 12 to June 13, 2014