Glenn G. Ballard
1944 - 2021
Dallas – Glenn Gilbert Ballard, 77, transitioned to Heaven on Tuesday, September 14, 2021at the Robin Johnson House with his children by his side.
Glenn was born in Gaston County on March 27, 1944, to the late Gilbert A Ballard and Addie Brewer Ballard. He was a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church. Glenn loved his family and they will miss him greatly. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife of 54 years, Ruth Carroll Ballard.
and a sister, Carolyn Owen.
Glenn is survived by his beloved daughters Glenda (Kevin) Crowell of Bessemer City, and Karen (David) McSwain of Lincolnton; three wonderful grandchildren Danielle (Jameathan) Williams, Joshua McSwain, and Lydia McSwain; three great-grandchildren Laina, Dalton, and Harper Williams; a brother, James Ballard and wife Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 3:00 until 4:00 p.m., Saturday, September 18th at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home with a Celebration of Life service at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel with Reverend Larry Wells officiating.
Interment will follow at Long Creek Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery with the releasing of the doves.
Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, please wear mask; if you feel the need to stay home, a card or phone call to the family will be appreciated.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Walnut Grove Baptist Church, 3255 Dallas Cherryville Hwy, Dallas, NC 28034 or Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054
The family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Robin Johnson House for their love and care of Mr. Ballard and his family.
Condolences may be made to www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com
Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia, NC is serving the Ballard family.
To view the Memorial Video Tribute, please use the following link: http://videos.lifetributes.com/1162831