Elizabeth "Betty" Ballance, 85, of 796 Goshen Road in Engelhard, passed away peacefully at her home on October 23, 2017, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Ballance was born on January 27, 1932 in Swan Quarter to Elizabeth B. Tucker and Robert Epps Tucker. She was a member of St. George's Episcopal Church and was a beloved member of the community.
She is lovingly survived by her daughter Gayle B. Hester of Fairfield; her son, Vernon "Butch" Ballance. Jr, and his wife Rhonda of Engelhard, five grandchildren: Anna, Wells, Mary - Beth and her husband Demock, Chase and his wife Kayla, and Zack, and 7 great grandchildren, Tristan, Emma, Ethan, Deuce, Maddison, Sadie and Owen and numerous nieces and nephews that she loved.
Mrs. Ballance was preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years, Vernon Ballance, Sr., her son Roger Lee Balance, her beloved grandson, Chris Ballance and 2 sisters.
A Graveside Service will be held at 1100 AM on Saturday, October 28, 2017 in Fulford Cemetery in Engelhard. The family will receive friends at their home. Friends may send online condolences by visiting www.jimmysawyerfdl.com. Sawyer Funeral Home is serving the Balance family.
OCT 28. 11:00 AM
Englehard, NC, US