WEST POINT ≠ó Clytee Ballard, 93, died Feb. 17, 2020, at her residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church of West Point, with Charles Jones officiating. Burial will follow at West Memorial Gardens of West Point. Visitation is from 4-6 p.m. today, at Carterís Mortuary Service Chapel of West Point. Carterís Mortuary Service of West Point is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Ballard was born Nov. 4, 1926, in Una, to the late Willie Townsend and Myrtle Bowen. She was formerly employed as a school teacher and with Bryan Bros. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Ballard; brothers, Willie Robert Townsend, John Townsend and Henry Townsend; sisters, Jessie Townsend Oden, Lucy Townsend Raliegh, Josephine Townsend Foard, Julia Townsend and Omittie Townsend. She is survived by children, Hansell Gunn, Herbert Gunn and Barbara Gunn Jones; siblings, Roosevelt Townsend, James Townsend, Myrtle Townsend Hardy and Ernestine Townsend Terry; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren,
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on February 20, 2020
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