W. Joan “Jo” Burris Ballance, 77, of Allendale, IL, died on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Oakview Heights Continuous Care and Rehab in Mount Carmel. She was a homemaker and had served as a deacon at Barney’s Prairie Church in Friendsville.
She is survived by her children, Linda Haven of Tucson, AZ, Billy Ballance of Tucson, AZ, Steve (Kim) Ballance of Phoenix, AZ, Pamela (Bill) Miller of Allendale, IL, Rebecca (Dr. William) Hardy of Mount Carmel, IL, Gayl Hayes of Tuscon, AZ, Richard (Delana) Burris, and William (Debbie) Burris of Tuscon, AZ; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; siblings, Betty Bauman of Allendale, IL, Thelma McFarland of Allendale, IL, and Wayne Carey of Patoka, IN.
Funeral services for W. Joan “Jo” Burris Balance will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 16, 2013 in the Chapel of Family Tradition Funeral Home with burial in the Allendale Cemetery in Allendale, IL.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2013 in the Chapel of Family Tradition Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Barney’s Prairie Church in Friendsville and will be accepted at the Family Tradition Funeral Home in Mt. Carmel.