BESSEMER CITY - Patricia Anne Ballard, 69, passed away March 24, 2013, at Kings Mountain Hospital.
She was born Nov. 26, 1943, in Gaston County, daughter of the late Earl Huffstetler and Mazel Lewis Huffstetler.
Mrs. Ballard was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of the American Legion.
A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Thursday at Greene Funeral Service , West Chapel, 216 Archie Whitesides Road, Gastonia officiated by Pas-tor Barry Camp.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Interment will be at Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain.
Mrs. Ballard is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Tommy Ballard; daughter, Terry Ballard; brother, Johnny Huffstetler; sisters, Judy Webb, Annelle Redding; grandchildren, Shanise Lewis, Katherine Ferry.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by: daughter, Debra J. Ferry; mother in-law, Ina Schaffer.
A guest registry is available at grrenefuneral.com.
Arrangements are with the West Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia, 704-867-5521.