In memory of
Jeffery "Lynn" Ballard passed away on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Bria of River Oaks, in Burnham, Illinois. Lynn was born in Gary, Indiana on October 16, 1959, the fifth child of ten children born to the late Willie and Martha Ballard. He attended school in Gary, Indiana and was employed at General Steel Supply Company in Hammond, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his parents, both maternal and paternal grandparents, three brothers and two nephews. Lynn is survived by four sisters, Zola Faye (Sherman) Jones, Martha Ford, Christal (Arthur) Johnson and Letrease (Michael) Parks; Two brothers, Walter (Charlene) and Kenneth (Diane); Eight nieces; Five nephews; Two sisters-in-law; three aunts and a host of other relatives and friends. All services will be held at St. James M.B. Church 1333 W. 25th Avenue Gary, Indiana. Visitation Friday, February 17, 2017 at 9:00am with funeral immediately following at 11:00am with Rev. James I Robinson officiating. He will be laid to rest at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Manuel Memrial Funeral Home.
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