Imogene M. Ballew

Thursday, March 29, 2007

West Monroe, La.

Imogene Ballew, 95, of West Monroe, La., formerly of Leachville, died Sunday, March 18, 2007, at Glenwood Medical Center in West Monroe, La. She was the widow of Zeb Ballew who preceded her in death in 1981. Born in Ridgley, Tenn., she was the daughter on the late Wyatt and Birdie Smith Mooring and had moved to Leachville in 1984. She had been a buyer and salesperson for Franklin Hardware Manufacturing and was a member of the Leachville United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.

She is survived by two sons, Ralph Z. Ballew of Oden and Kent M. Ballew of Little Rock; a daughter, Gelene Malmstrom of Monroe, La.; two brothers, Wyatt H. Mooring of Leesburg, Ala., and Horace Mooring of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. March 20 at the Leachville Cemetery with Howard Funeral Service of Leachville in charge of arrangements.

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