Jean Ball

April 14, 1932-January 10, 2019

ALEDO — Jean E. Ball, 86, of Aledo, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at home.

Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Reynolds Cemetery. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Fippinger’s, where memorials may be left to College Avenue Presbyterian Church or the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences can be made at

Jean was born April 14, 1932, in Taylor Ridge, to Clarence and Pearl Pearson Rursch. She graduated from Aledo High School in 1950. Jean married Jon E. Ball on June 29, 1957, in Aledo. He died Jan. 22, 2010.

She was a homemaker and a licensed beautician for over 50 years.

Jean was a member of College Avenue Presbyterian Church in Aledo and a former member of the Perryton Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, crafting and especially being with her grandchildren.

She is survived by three daughters, Linda (Dale) Bertelsen, of Monmouth, Ruth Lamour, of Chicago, Mary Kay (Lauren) Crawford, of Taylor Ridge; one son, Doug (Darla) Ball, of Aledo; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one sister, Freda Newswander, of Aledo; one sister-in-law, Kathy Wilson, of Milan; several nieces and nephews.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Jon.

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