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Lila Mae King Ballard, 89

Lila Mae King Ballard, 89

Lila Mae King Ballard, 89, of Hendersonville, died peacefully Thursday, September 3, 2015 at Life Care Center of Hendersonville.

She was native and lifelong resident of Henderson County. Lila was a daughter of the late David and Nellie King and was the wife of the late Fralow Ballard. She was also preceded in death by her infant daughter Teresa; brothers, Carl and Paul King and sister Ruth Heaton.

She loved taking care of her home and spending time with her family. She was a wonderful mom, and Mamaw. Her faith was in Jesus Christ and she was a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church.

Lila is survived by her daughters, June Cox and husband Bud of Beaufort, SC, and Sarah Edgell and husband Eddie of Flat Rock; son, Patrick Ballard of Hendersonville; four grandchildren, Lisa, Rhonda, Grace, and John; three great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Manny, and Renn; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be at 3:00 pm, Sunday, September 6, 2015 in the chapel at Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Rev. Eddie Conard officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Life Care Center of Hendersonville and to her special caregivers, Shey and Maria. In Lieu of flowers memorial may be made to NAMB for Mountaineer Ministries Acct # 8749, P.O. Box 116543, Atlanta, GA 30368-6543.

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Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.