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Alma Rhodes Ballard, 85

Alma Rhodes Ballard, 85

Alma Rhodes Ballard, 85, of Horse Shoe passed away Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at her home.

Born in Saluda, she was a daughter of the late Harrison Reece Rhodes, Sr. and Noda Pace Rhodes. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Alvin Ballard; two brothers, Lindsey Rhodes and Grayson Rhodes; three sisters, Agnes Ballard (her twin), Altas Collins and Ader Babb and a son, Hilliard Lee Ballard.

She is survived by her daughter, Gail Brooks and her husband Don of Six Mile, S.C.; a grandson, Barry Brooks of Horse Shoe; one sister, Mary Ann Murr of Moshiem, Tenn.; two brothers, Harrison Rhodes, Jr. and his wife Sandra of Saluda and Hilliard Rhodes of East Flat Rock.

A funeral service was held on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014.

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Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.