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Joseph Ballou

September 26, 1933 ~ January 2, 2019 (age 85)
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Joseph R. Ballou, 85, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 5:56 A.M. at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville.

He was born September 26, 1933, in Adair County, to the late Ed and Nannie Mae Loy Ballou.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife; Corrine Page Ballou on October 6, 2007, three brothers; Edgar, Lee & Albert “Happy” Ballou and two sisters; Florence Estes and Lucy Mae Ballou.

He attended Charity Baptist Church, was a U.S. Army Veteran and a farmer

Survivors include:

Two sons & daughters-in-law – Anthony & Anna Ballou of Columbia, Mark & Stella Ballou of Murfreesboro, Tennessee

One sister – Joyce Curry of Columbia

Four grandchildren – Kyle (Leah) Ballou, Darren (Whitney) Ballou, Delena (Mason) Wethington, Megan Ballou

Four great-grandchildren – Dori, Holly, Kylea & Reese Ballou

Several other relatives and friends

Funeral service – Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. David Karnes officiating

Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery with full military honors presented by VFW Post 6097

Visitation after 4:00 P.M. Friday

Casket Bearers:  Kyle Ballou, Darren Ballou, Stephen Curry, Jimmy Curry, Joe Rogers, Mason Wethington

Honorary:  Danny Wilkinson, Darrell Loy

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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