Linda Joann Ball age 63, of Dearing, passed away, from pancreatic cancer on June 16, 2016 with her family by her side at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas city.
Linda was born in Independence, KS on May 13, 1953 to Norman and Joann (Miller) Jackson. Linda was raised by her mother and step-fathers Jack Corser and Robert Heale. She attended school in Coffeyville and graduated from Field Kindley High School, she then continued her education at Coffeyville Community College. After college she started working for Teds Bar and Grill, it was there that she met Clyde Ball. Clyde went in looking for some food and found the love of his life. The couple was united in marriage on November 4, 1972 in Coffeyville. They were blessed with a daughter Angie. Linda then went to work for NuWay where she worked for 15 years then moving to Elmore's Grocery Store where she worked for over 20 years, and recently working for Community State Bank until her retirement.
Linda was a member of the Dearing Christian Church and a Jayhawker Sams where she performed gospel and country music. She loved singing and she performed at many local community events. Linda and Clyde enjoyed camping, watching television, and their grandchildren. Linda was a very kind person that loved people, especially her husband, daughter, and her grandbabies.
Left to honor her memory is her mother Joann Miller, husband Clyde of the home, daughter Angie and her husband Rick Stevens of Coffeyville, sister Brenda Baker, grandchildren Tyler his fiancé Casandra Parmenter, Tandler his fiancé Cheyenne Cox, and Tryston Stevens, great-grandchildren Sophie Stevens and Ayden Parmenter. She was preceded in death by her father and step-fathers
Funeral services honoring her life will be held on Tuesday June 21, 2016 at 10:00 am at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel with Pastor Jamie Regis of Dearing Christian Church officiating. Friends are invited to sign the register and share memories with the family on Monday June 20, 2016 from 6:00pm to 8:00 pm at the Chapel. The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society or the Coffeyville Relay for Life which she participated in for the past 25 years as a breast cancer survivor. To leave the family a message of condolence please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com