Funeral service for Ned Ball, age 82, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 4:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Neal Cochran and Danny Ballard officiating. Interment will follow at Peerless Cemetery with Michael Ball, Matthew Ball, Charles (Bubba)Ball, Larry Ballard, Clyde Lee Ball, and Rickey Don Self serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are grandsons, Aaron Ball, Bradley Ball, and Sean Wells. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Friday, February 10, 2023 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Mr. Ball passed away on February 8, 2023 at his residence.
Ned Cebert Ball was born on March 11, 1940 in Peerless, Texas to Jess and Zora (Wilks) Ball. At the age of 21, he met and married the love of his life, Glenna Beth Ballard on March 6, 1961. They lived in Sulphur Springs, Texas all of their married life where they raised their family and he worked serving the community with their backhoe business for 41 years.
Ned never met a stranger and loved visiting with family and friends. He never missed a chance to worship with his church family and loved the Lord with all of his heart. He spent all of his spare time golfing, fishing, hunting and watching old westerns on TV.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Glenna.
He is survived by his children, Harold Ball and wife, Jackie; Mary Ball Belz; and Jerry Ball and wife, Sabrina all of Sulphur Springs. Grandchildren, Aaron Ball and Sydney Clagett of Pflugerville, TX, Shawna Loper of Sulphur Springs, Tx, Bradley Ball and Kailyn Brantley of Sulphur Springs, TX; Haley Ball and Justin Wolfe of Tyler, Tx. Great Grandchildren; Kinlie Loper, Addison Ball, Natalee Ball, and Kyler Brantley all of Sulphur Springs. Also survived by siblings; Charles Ball (Pat), Harold Ball, Mildred Logan, Joanne Fouse (Roger), Cathy Pipkin (Junior), Laska Lathuris. He was also preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Clayborn Ball, Billy Jean Scarborough, Jess Thomas Ball, Herman Ball; Sisters: Delila Graham, Jenny Skinner, Evalena Sexton, Maurine Wayland, and Rita Fay Johnson.
Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
The online register can be signed at www.murrayorwosky.com