Born 3-9-1913 -- Died 12-22-2005
Jewell Annis Ball, 92, of Oxford, Ark., daughter of Earnest Stroud and Edna Sherrell Stroud, was born March 9, 1913, in Wideman, Ark. She died Dec. 22, 2005, at Pioneer Nursing Home in Melbourne.
She was married to Willie W. Ball in 1936 at Newark. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors are her children Carol E. Ball and wife, Peggy, of Liberty, Mo., Harold W. Ball and wife, Mary, of Mt. Pleasant, Ark., Darrell Ball and wife, Linda, and Willene B. Grimmett and husband, Jackie all of Oxford; grandchildren, Rocky, Randy and Kimberly Ball, Sarah Ball, Webb, Jon Ball, Justin Grimmett, Rebeca Ball Crider and Allison Ball Hall; great-grandchildren, Jordan and Emma Webb, Nicholas and Annis Ball, Laney and Maddi Crider, Rocky Lacey, Katie, Nicholas and Anna Ball and Christopher and Jennifer Stephens; and sisters, Vernie Goacher, Verline Lawrence and Earnest Dean Stroud.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, James E. Ball; grandson, Willie Wayne Ball; brothers, Thurl Dillian, Odel, Marshal and Calbert Stroud; sister, Eudene Byram; and her father and mother.
Services were Dec. 23 at Cox Blevins Chapel with burial in the Oxford Cemetery. Arrange-ments were by Cox-Blevins.