Sara Elizabeth Russell Ballard


NEW BERN - Sara Elizabeth Russell Ballard, 87, died Friday, April 12, 2013, at Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville.

She was formerly of Florida and was employed as a cafeteria worker in the school system. She was a member of Croatan Church of Christ.

She is survived by one daughter, Carol Painter of New Bern; one sister, Evelyn Fielding of Ocala, Fla.; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Croatan Church of Christ with Craig Hearne officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Palmetto Cemetery in Florida.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements are by Pollock-Best Funerals and Cremations.

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Published in Sun Journal from Apr. 17 to Apr. 20, 2013