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Evelyn Ione Ball

Staff Writer
The Shawnee News-Star

Evelyn Ione Ball, 96, of Shawnee, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020.

She was born June 20, 1923, in Little Axe to Ira and Maudie (Wilson) Butler.

She married Robert “Bill” Ball, and began her new life building her family. She had two sons and three daughters.

She enjoyed fishing and traveling. She even was a hairdresser in Norman for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bill, her daughters, Teresa Mendal, and Pam Barnsdale her brothers Jess Butler and Robert Butler; and her sisters Frances Hill and Vergie Thompson.

She is survived by her sons, Luverne and wife Ellen Ball and Charles and wife Vergie Ball; her daughter Joyce DeRosa; her brother Elze Butler; nine grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

A graveside funeral service will begin at 2 p.m., Monday, March 9, at Mars Hill Cemetery in Macomb.

Memorials may be made in memory of Evelyn to the charity of your choice in place of flowers.