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Ralph W BALLENGER[1, 2]

Male 1916 - 2010  (93 years)Deceased


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  • Name Ralph W BALLENGER 
    Born 14 Oct 1916  Henderson, Rusk Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 May 2010  Henderson, Rusk Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 7 May 2010  New Prospect Cemetery, New Prospect, Rusk Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ralph W. Ballenger - Memorial
    Ralph W. Ballenger - Memorial
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    Person ID I11307  Garrison-Logan Family Tree | Ballenger, Thomas descendants
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2013 

    Father Clifton Lewis BALLENGER,   b. 15 Oct 1894, Henderson, Rusk Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1963, Beaumont, Jefferson Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Lois MONTGOMERY,   b. 24 Feb 1895, Rusk Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1994, Nueces Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1915  Rusk Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4023  Group Sheet

    Family Vonzell,   b. 24 Aug 1911,   d. 25 Dec 1991, Rusk Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2010 
    Family ID F4024  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Oct 1916 - Henderson, Rusk Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 May 2010 - Henderson, Rusk Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 May 2010 - New Prospect Cemetery, New Prospect, Rusk Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S56] Funeral Home Obituaries & Funeral Notices, 18 Nov 2010.
      Funeral services for Ralph W. Ballenger, 93, of Henderson, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 7, 2010, at Crawford-A. Crim Chapel with Rev. Bill Kuykendall and Rev. Frank Lane officiating. Interment will be in New Prospect Cemetery under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home in Henderson.

      Mr. Ballenger died Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at Hospice of East Texas, Tyler. He was born Oct. 14, 1916, in Rusk County and was a lifelong resident of Henderson. He was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church and retired from Grondike Transport. He was an active member of VFW. He joined the 425th Army Air Force Unit in Barksdale about a year before Pearl harbor. During the war, he earned several medals, including the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal with three Bronze Stars, a Good Conduct Medal, the American Defense Service Medal and the Distinguished Unit Badge. The highest rank he achieved during the war was staff sergeant.

      Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m Thursday, May 6, 2010, at the funeral home.

      He was preceded in death by: his wife, Vonzell Ballenger; parents, Clifton and Lois Ballenger; sister, Maureen Harris; brothers, Jack and Thomas Ballenger Sr.

      Survivors include: son, David Ballenger and wife Pam of Henderson; grandsons, Paul Ballenger, Shane Ballenger, Matt Ballenger and Jake Ballenger; nephews, Thomas Ballenger Jr. and Johnny Ballenger; great-nephew, Thomas Ballenger III, great-niece, Brooklyn Ballenger

      Pallbearers will be Paul Ballenger, Matt Ballenger, Jake Ballenger, Thomas Ballenger Jr., Johnny Ballenger and Bobby Whitehead.

      Honorary pallbearers will be Shane Ballenger, Dan Ballenger, Orvill E. Todd, Joe Gibson and Richard Smith.

      (Crawford-A Funeral Home)

    2. [S11] Find A Grave, (www.findagrave.com), 18 Nov 2010.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 52101188