Sarah Jean Ballard Hutton(1940 - 2014)

Sarah Jean Ballard Hutton EWING-Sarah Jean Ballard Hutton, was born to the late Rev. Isaac and Margaret Ballard on April 16, 1940 in Bethune, SC. She departed this life on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Capital Health Medical Center, Hopewell. Sarah attended the Trenton public school system, graduating from Trenton Central High School. She was employed by the State of NJ as a supervisor of the Open Competitive Unit at the Department of Personnel, where she retired after 35 years of service. Sarah and her husband, Charles, resided in Ewing Township for over 40 years, where she served as a Township Committee Woman. Preceded in death by her parents and a brother David Ballard, Sarah will be lovingly remembered by her husband Charles, Sr., of 51 years; 3 children, Charles Hutton, Jr. (Kim) of Bordentown,, Michelle Bell (Thomas, Esq.) of East Brunswick, Mark Hutton of Ewing; 5 grandchildren, Marchell Washington, Cayla Hutton, Darien Hutton, Bria Bell, and Amir Bell. She also leaves to mourn 8 siblings, Annie Bell Martin (Leon) of Ewing, Isaac Ballard, Jr. (Susan) of Princeton, Marguerite Fitzgerald (James) of Ewing, Abdul Bakr (Roxanne) of Ewing, Barbara Grayson of West Trenton, Mumtaz Bakr of Morrisville, PA, Allan Ballard (Sylvia) of Hamilton and Ronald Ballard of Ewing; 2 sisters-in-law, Dee Robinson of Greensboro, NC and Billie Hutton of Sicklerville, 1 god-daughter, Nina Mapp and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family and friends. A homegoing service will be held on Friday, May 2, 2014 at 11:00 am at the Grace Cathedral Fellowship Ministries, 1217 Calhoun Street, Trenton, NJ 08638. Visitation will be 9:00 am until the time of service. Interment will follow at Ewing Church Cemetery, Ewing.
Published in The Trentonian on Apr. 30, 2014