Helen Ball

Helen Ball

Monday, January 17th, 1938 - Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
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Mrs. Helen Louise Compton Ball, age 82, of Council, Virginia, passed away Thursday (July 23, 2020) at her home. Born January 17, 1938 in Buchanan County, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Kinzer M. and Gladys Hess Compton. She had spent most of her life in the area and was a member of Venia Chapel. She enjoyed working word search puzzles, gardening, and reading her Bible, but most of all she loved caring for and spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ryland Eugene Ball, one son, Lonnie Ball, great-granddaughter, Breanna Grace Rollins, infant sister, Nora Ellen, and two sons-in-law, Ronald Bostic and Michael Harrigan.
Survivors include six children, Patty Harrigan of Kingsport, Tennessee, Ronda Bostic and husband, Charlie of Council, Janet Nuckles and husband, David of Honaker, Leslie Ball and wife, Carleen of Fletchers Ridge, Kennie Ball and wife, Lisa of Hayters Gap, and Marlie Ball and wife, Jennifer of Stinson Ridge; four siblings, Faye McGlothlin and husband, Rean, Raymond M. Compton and wife, Joyce, Annie Ball, and Rema Harris and husband, Danny; seventeen grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Sunday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, Virginia with Rev. Wendell Harris and Rev. Guy Harris officiating. Interment will follow in the Family Cemetery on Fletchers Ridge, Virginia.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Men of Venia Chapel Church and Sunday School.
The family will receive friends at the Honaker Funeral Home after 6:00 PM Saturday, where an evening service will be conducted at 7:00 PM with Rev. Dennis McGlothlin and Rev. Troy Harris officiating.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, July 25th, 2020 | 6:00pm
    Saturday, July 25th, 2020 6:00pm
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
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  • Service

    Sunday, July 26th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Sunday, July 26th, 2020 11:00am
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Family Cemetery on Fletcher's Ridge
    Donkey Ridge Road
    ROWE, VA 24646
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Posted at 07:58am
Janet & family, -So many good memories, we share your loss, while celebrating Helens life . Ruel & Diane Burkholder, Robert & LoIs Wenger
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Posted at 06:30pm
so sorry for your loss you all are in our prayers
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Posted at 06:26am
All of the love our hearts can muster sent to our family and friends from overseas. So very proud to share a lineage with this dear soul.

Glen and Freddie Lamb

Posted at 04:07pm
With deepest sympathy, we share your grief.
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