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Oct. 16, 1930-Jan. 28, 2010

Estelle Head Ballance, 79, passed away Thursday morning at the Brian Center.

Funeral will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jackie Hamm and the Rev. Thomas McLendon officiating. Burial will be in Wayne Memorial Park. Services may change Saturday depending on weather conditions.

Mrs. Ballance was born in Wayne County Oct. 16, 1930, to the late Ben Head and Maggie Taylor Head. She was married to the late Laster Groomes Ballance.

Mrs. Ballance had worked as an inspector with R.G. Barry Co. in Goldsboro.

Mrs. Ballance is survived by her daughter, Betty Jane Strickland and husband, Marvin Ray, of Goldsboro; her sons, Randy Ballance of Pikeville, Jerry Ballance and wife, Peggy, of Goldsboro and Ricky Ballance of Goldsboro; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home and other times at the home of her son, Randy Ballance, 115 Halston Drive in Pikeville.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on January 29, 2010 1:47 PM