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July 11, 1965-Feb. 18, 2010

Anthony "Tony" Ballew, 44, of 587 Country Club Road, Mount Olive, died Thursday.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church with Pastor Doug Bartlett officiating. Burial will follow in Pineview Cemetery near Seven Springs.

Born in Arkansas, he was the son of the late Boyd and Marie Ballew. He was a maintenance technician with Peninsula Packaging Company and a Veteran of the U.S. Navy. Tony was a member and deacon at Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Tony is survived by his wife, Alice Ballew; two daughters, Amanda Creech and Amy Creech, both of the home; and two brothers, Boyd Ballew Jr. and Frank Ballew, both of Perryville, Ark.

Family members will greet friends this evening from 6 until 9 p.m., at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to the Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 130 Ed Edmundson Road, Mount Olive, NC 28365.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com.


Published in Obituaries on February 21, 2010 12:59 PM