Mary Emma (Combs) Ball (1922 - 2015)


Mary Emma Ball, 93, of Altamont, died at 10:37 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, at her home.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Altamont, with the Rev. Willie Deuel officiating. Burial was in Union Cemetery in Altamont. Per Mary's wishes, there was no visitation. Memorials: First United Methodist Church of Altamont. Gieseking Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mrs. Ball was born on Thursday, Feb. 16, 1922, in rural Altamont, the daughter of Harry Edd and Christena Louisa Dickman Combs. She married Darrel Ball on Monday, Dec. 4, 1944; he died in 1981.
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Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home
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Brownstown, IL 62418
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Published in The Leader-Union from Sept. 29 to Oct. 7, 2015