Travis G. Ballew, age 56, of Demorest died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
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Mr. Ballew was born on Feb. 25, 1951, in Habersham County. He was preceded in death by his father, Eugene E. Ballew. Mr. Ballew was a member of Central Heights Baptist Church. He was an employee of Georgia Power with 32 years of service.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Wood Ballew, Demorest; his mother, Mary Lou Smelcer Ballew, Demorest; his stepdaughter, Christy Gosnell, Clarkesville; his son, Jacob Ballew, Clearwater, Fla.; his stepsons, Billy Henson, Cornelia, and Scott Shirley, Lincolnton; his sister, Starlet "Star" Ballew, Demorest; his grandchildren, Jalan Ballew, Drew Gosnell, Lindsey Gosnell, Tiffany Shirley and Brandon Shirley.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007, from the Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Fowler and Dr. Kenneth Franklin officiating. Interment will follow in Demorest City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
Those wishing to express condolences to the family may do so by visiting www.whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Oct. 6, 2007