Christine Beryl Ball


Christine Beryl Ball, age 90, of Flemington, WV, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, October 20, 2017, on her journey home to be with the Lord. 

She was born at Mt. Clare on June 29, 1927, a daughter of the late Clarence Raymond Wilson and Mildred Maude (Duty) Parsee. 

Christine was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Joseph Junior Ball, on August 26, 2006. 

In addition to her parents and husband, Christine was preceded in death by four siblings: Mildred Opal Snyder, Laura Loren Berling, Lillian Imogene Bates, and infant Althea Jean Wilson; a granddaughter Christine “Tina” Ball; and a son-in-law Right A. “Buddy” Ball Jr.

Christine is survived by three children: Christine Beryl Ball of Flemington, Stephen Eugene Ball of Morgantown, and Deborah Sue Devart and husband Gary of Granville; eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great grandchildren.  Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. 

Christine was a member of the Flemington Assembly of God Church, but also attended the Flemington Baptist Church with her family.  Throughout the years Christine worked as a waitress in various local restaurants including Jay Eddy’s, Ellis Restaurant, Twins Oaks, and Iaquinta’s.  In her younger years she served as PTA president and helped with various activities for her children’s school.  Christine enjoyed going to church and liked playing the guitar and singing there.  She also enjoyed roller skating in her younger years, sewing, and needle work. 

Family and friends will be received at the Bradley J. Mayle Funeral Home in Flemington, WV, on Monday, October 23, 2017, from 4:00-8:00 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., with Pastors Gary Devart and Garry Whitescarver presiding. 

Interment will follow at the WV National Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to People’s Hospice, the American Cancer Society, or the Flemington Baptist Church. 

The Bradley J. Mayle Funeral Home is honored to serve the Ball Family during this time. 

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