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Charles Henry BallPassing: February 16, 2023


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 1st @ 1:00pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Wednesday, March 1st @ 11:00am-1:00pm


Mitchell Cemetery

Wednesday, March 1st

MITCHELL – Charles Henry Ball, 86, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2023, at Paoli Health and Living Community.

Born December 11, 1936, in Mitchell, he was the son of John Harrison and Minnie Ethel (Pipher) Ball.  He married Rose Mary Winegar on December 27, 1954 and she survives.  They were together for seventy years.

Henry retired from General Motors, working in die cast operations.  He attended the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene.  Henry loved his grandchildren.  He was a strong Christian man and a great husband, father, and grandfather.

Surviving are his wife, Rose Mary Ball of Mitchell; son, Charles “Mike” Ball of Mitchell; siblings, James Walter Ball of Smithville, Ronald Ball of Indianapolis, and Mildred Lavere Henderson of Mitchell; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

His parents; daughter, Sherry Pless; and siblings, John Earnest Ball, Leon Ball, Lavonne Callahan, Mary Louise Williams, and Kenneth Eugene Ball, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Reverend Jerry Richardson officiating.  Burial will be at Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

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6 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Sheila Bex | Mitchell, in
    Date: March 1, 2023
    Brian so sorry for your loss. Been thinking about you and Rosemary
  2. Guest: Gary Bex | Indianapolis, IN
    Date: February 28, 2023
    Rosemary and Mike, so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
  3. Guest: Dez Burton | Mitchell, IN
    Date: February 27, 2023
    Prayers abundant for Mamaw. Papaw was always so good to me. No matter what happened, they were always my Mamaw & Papaw. I love you both with all of me. ❤💙
  4. Guest: Meranda Henderson | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: February 27, 2023
    Kim Hicks, Grandma Ball and family, Sending our thoughts and condolences Love Steve, Meranda, Kaya Henderson Aunt Louise Wade
  5. Guest: Miranda Henderson | Bedford Indiana
    Date: February 27, 2023
    Brian and family, Sending you our thoughts during this difficult time Steve,Meranda,Kaya Henderson Dulcie Wade
  6. Guest: Trish york | Bedford
    Date: February 27, 2023
    I'm so sorry for your loss. Henry was the best neighbor. Prayers are with you Mike & rosemary. U need anything just give me a holler. Trish york