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In Memory Of
Passed Sep 05, 2014
Alan Gardner Ballard, 78, of Morehead City, passed away Friday, September 5, 2014 at his home.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Morehead City with Dr. Nate Leonard officiating.
Mr. Ballard was born in Norfolk, VA on June 18, 1935 to the late Anna Mae and J. Lloyd Ballard. He was a graduate of Granby High School in Norfolk and his beloved Virginia Military Institute, class of 1960. He proudly served his country in the US Army until honorably discharged, attaining the rank of Captain in Field Artillery. Mr. Ballard worked as a teacher for the Norfolk Public Schools. He was a licensed Physician's Assistant and taught surgical technology at the Elizabethon Paramedical Center for the James H. Quillen College of Medicine-East Tennessee State University. Mr. Ballard had a lifelong love of firearms, was a collector of new and old weapons, and was often called upon to verify authenticity of collector pieces. He was a former Chairman of the Board of Deacons at First Baptist Church in Morehead City and an active member of the Chancery Choir.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 37 years, Glenda Day French Ballard. Left to cherish his memory is his brother, Bruce W. Ballard and sister-in-law, Cynthia K. Ballard of Portsmouth, VA; nieces Lara A. Ballard of Washington, DC and Amy Riley of Apex, NC; cousins Maria D. Godel; Sandra G. Cone; Harry Gornto; and four great-grand nieces and nephews.
The family expresses thanks for the care and compassion of the many friends who made his last days more bearable.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church 810 Bridges St. Morehead City, NC 28557.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.mundenfuneralhome.net
Class of 1996
Passed May 03, 1996
Class of 1961
Passed Oct 28, 2014
THE REV. LEA ELISABETH AUSTEN
The Rev. Lea Elisabeth Austen, 71, of Germantown, MD, passed away on October 28, 2014 due to complications from open-heart surgery. She was a retired United Methodist minister and served several congregations including Covenant United Methodist Church, Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church, Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, and others. She is survived by her daughter, Anna Vocino and husband Loren Tarquinio; her brother, Bruce Carter; her granddaughter, Lucy, and many friends. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lea's memory may be made to any Humane Society
Class of 1984
Passed Jan 17, 2008
Class of 1969
Passed Dec 16, 2018
Class of '62
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1967 45th class reunion
October 6th at the downtown Norfolk Sheraton Hotel
6:30 PM until...
Open to all classes