A visitation for Wilma May Ballard, 70, Lawrence will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. She passed away Sunday, January 8, 2017 at The Windsor of Lawrence. Wilma was born October 10, 1946 in Garnett, KS the daughter of Clyde H. and Verna Mae (Pruitt) McGraw. She was a shift manager for Hallmark Cards in Lawrence. She married Richard Ballard February 28, 1965 in Colony, KS. He preceded her in death August 14, 2016. Survivors include her sons, Bryan Lloyd Ballard, Bradley Justin Ballard, both of Lawrence; four grandchildren; and brother, Duane McGraw, Iola, KS. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Eldon McGraw. Memorials may be made in her name to KU Endowment Association for Educational Scholarships and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Online condolences may be posted at warrenmcelwain.com .
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