Virginia L. Ball
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ZANESVILLE: Virginia L. Ball, 90 of Zanesville, died 9:40 AM Friday, February 7, 2014 at Genesis Morrison House Hospice following a brief illness.
She was born Sunday, October 14, 1923 in Zanesville, the daughter of George Kluk and Caroline (Stolarz) Kluk. She married Elmer L. Ball on Thursday, October 28, 1948 and was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.
Virginia served her country as a veteran of the United States Navy. She was a homemaker and a member of the American Legion.
Virginia is survived by four daughters: Sue (Richard) Dooley and Carolyn (Gary) Thompson both of Zanesville, Marilyn (Rich) Dickson of Duncan Falls, and Jennifer and Rob Parker of Zanesville; two sons: Charles (Marsha) Ball and David Ball both of Zanesville; many grandchildren, step-grandchildren and great grandchildren; three sisters: Genevieve Long of Zanesville, Barbara Hupp of Brownsville and Agnes (Russ) Hewitt of Newark; three sisters-in-law: Nancy Willey of Zanesville, Edna Lemley of Newark and Nellie Clady of Bucyrus; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Virginia was preceded in death by her husband: Elmer Ball who died April 16, 1999; one son: Stephen Andrew Ball; one grandson: Robby Parker; a daughter-in-law: Shirley Ball; and eight sisters.
Friends may call from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Monday February 10, 2014 at the Hillis, Combs & Nestor Funeral Home, 935 Forest Avenue, Zanesville where a Christian Vigil will be held at 7:45 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated 10:30 AM, Tuesday at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 145 North Fifth Street, Zanesville with Fr. Stephen Dominic Hayes, O.P. as Celebrant. Virginia will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband: Elmer in Mount Calvary Cemetery with VFW Post 1058 conducting Full Military Honors. Memorial contributions may be made to The Avondale Youth Center, 4155, Roseville Road, Zanesville, Genesis Hospice & Palliative Care, 713 Forest Avenue or St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 145 North Fifth Street, Zanesville in Virginia's memory. To sign the online register book or to send a personal condolence note please visit www.hilliscombsnestor.com
Published in the Times Recorder on Feb. 9, 2014