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Jerry Lee Ball

July 19, 1941 — March 12, 2023

Weaverville

Jerry Lee Ball

WEAVERVILLE – Jerry Lee Ball, 81, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

A native of Buncombe County, he was the son of the late Edward and Edna Ponder Ball.

Jerry was a lifelong member of Locust Grove Baptist Church where he also served as a Deacon. He retired from Blue Ridge Glass in 2009.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 61 years, Alma Dodd Ball; daughter, Diane George; son, Jeffrey Ball (Lisa); and daughter, Annette Frisby (Robert); six grandchildren, Justin George (Brittany), Whitney Hamlin (James), Elijah Frisby, Canaan Frisby, Natalie Stewart (Justin) and Conner Frisby; and four great grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother, Rev. Gordon Ball; and a sister, Anita Davie.

A funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday, March 16, 2023 at Locust Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Brent Snyder and Dr. Walter Ponder officiating. Rev. Gordon Ball will also be officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, March 15, at Locust Grove Baptist Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

The family would like to express a special Thank You to Jessica Harwood, Jerry’s caregiver, and to the church family for all of the love and support they’ve given.

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Burial

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Locust Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

305 Locust Grove Rd, Weaverville, NC 28787

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