DEATH Ava Ballew, 96

Ava C. Ballew, 96, a retired beautician, died Monday, May 11, at Via Christi-St. Francis in Wichita.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 15, at Zeiner Funeral Home with pastor Larry King officiating. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. at Old Mission Cemetery in Wichita. Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

She was born Jan. 20, 1913, to William H. and Lucy C. (Hamilton) Halling in Hanston. On Dec. 27, 1943, she was married to James Edward Ballew, who predeceased her.

Survivors include daughter Deana and Larry Olsen of Marion; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and sister Bonnie and Jack Brown of Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Memorials may be made to Parkside Homes Activity Fund in Hillsboro and sent in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion, KS 66861.


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