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9-3-2007 Obituaries

Melvin Lee Ballard

Melvin Lee Ballard, age 82, of Jonesboro, died on Saturday, September 1, 2007.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Effie Ballard.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Glinda & Bob Clark of Stockbridge; sister, Margaret Britt Thomaston; 3 granddaughters, Linda Clark, Stacie Lounsburg, and Laurie McMillian; 1 great granddaughter, Amber Strickland; 3 great grandsons, Riley Lounsburg, Aaron Strickland, and Austen Strickland; and son-in-law, Ernie McMahan.

Graveside services are scheduled for Tuesday, September 4 at 11:00 a.m. at Sherwood Memorial Park with Rev. Tom Shannon officiating.

His family will receive friends at Pope Dickson & Son Funeral Home - Morrow Chapel on Monday, September 3 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Pope Dickson & Son - Morrow Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. 770-961-2700