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June Ballard

Funeral services for June Ballard, of Hoover, Alabama, are today, Aug. 15, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Hunter Street Baptist Church with burial at Elmwood Cemetery. Dr. Buddy Gray and Rev. Barry Daniel will officiate the services. Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home in Hoover, Alabama, is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation will be today, Aug. 15, 2018, from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church.

Ms. Ballard, 89, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. She was born June 30, 1929. She was a native of Bogue Chitto and Brookhaven, but moved to the Birmingham area 10 years ago and decided she didn’t want to leave. She will be remembered by her children and grandchildren for her love for people, Southern gospel music, plants and flower gardening, and NBA basketball.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Pence and Ola Brown; brothers, Hilton Brown, Hulon Brown and Haney Brown; and sisters, Margaret Brown, Betty Smith and Ella Rose Jordan.

She is survived by her son, Tim Wallace (Cynthia); daughters, Cindy Willoughby and Nancy Rancont (Dennis); grandchildren, Brad Willoughby (Stacey), Shaun Willoughby, Brandon Wallace (Lisa) and April Vowell (Zack); great-grandchildren, Taylor Willoughby, Evan Wallace, Paisley Vowell, Kindra Coyle (Kris), Kristen Rhodes (Dave); great-great-grandchildren, Violet Coyle, Hunter Coyle and Hazel Rhodes; a brother, Robert Brown (Marilyn); and sisters, Katie Boyd and Charlotte Matthews.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Hunter Street Baptist Church, Joyful Singers.