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Mary Frances BallPassing: November 19, 2011


Mitchell Cemetery



Chastain Funeral Home


Mitchell Cemetery


MITCHELL Mary Frances Ball, 89, Mitchell, passed away at 10:00 p.m. Saturday, November 19, 2011, at her residence.

Born May 8, 1922, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Lester and Della (Sanders) Sloan. She married James Emil Ball and he preceded her in death in 1995.

She graduated from Mitchell High School in 1940. She and her husband both graduated from Central Business College in Indianapolis, and met while traveling to Mitchell on the weekends. They worked at Allisons and lived in Indianapolis for several years. They resided in Mitchell for over 60 years, operating a car business for 40 years. She was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

Surviving: children,
Marcy Brooks, Williams
James S. (Connie) Ball, Hope
Mary Ann Waggoner, Bloomington
Brian (Kelly)Waggoner, Mitchell
James R. (Megan) Brooks, Bloomington
Sloan K. Ball,
great grandchildren,
Emily Waggoner and Thomas Waggoner
Charles Sloan, Linton
Dorothy Sears, Ohio
Robert Sloan, Loogootee

Her parents; husband; and sister, Louise Stepp, preceded her in death.

A private family graveside service will be on Tuesday at Mitchell Cemetery.

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6 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Myra (Sloan) Kemp | Dunnellon, FL
    Date: November 28, 2011
    I'm so sorry to hear about your mother. My sympathies go out to you for your loss.
  2. Guest: Mary Alice Davis Karr | Mitchell, IN
    Date: November 24, 2011
    Marcy my prayer`s are with you to give you strength in this time of sorrow.
  3. Guest: Peg McCameron | Mitchell, IN
    Date: November 24, 2011
    Was so sad to hear about your Mother's passing. You & your family are in my prayers. May God be with you always, Peg Beasley, McCameron
  4. Guest: George Cooper | Ellettsville, IN
    Date: November 24, 2011
    Marcy. My deepest sympathy to you and yours. Your former classmate
  5. Guest: Evalyn (Root) Stitt | Indianapolis, IN
    Date: November 22, 2011
    Marcy, The loss of one’s parent can be very hard to bear, but knowing that they are in heaven with our heavenly Father makes the pain bearable. You are in my prayers and thoughts. May God be with you and yours during this time and always.
  6. Guest: Leesa Fleener | Solsberry, IN
    Date: November 21, 2011
    Maryann you and your family are in my thoughts and prays....