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Lynne Barnes Ballard

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Jan. 14, 1953 — Feb. 13, 2018

ELM CITY — Lynne Barnes Ballard, 65, passed away Tuesday. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Barry Drum will officiate.

The family will receive friends 7 - 9 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson, and other times at the home of Chris, her son.

Lynne is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Gaylord Ballard of the home; her son, Chris Ballard, and wife, Tara, of Elm City; her daughter, Emily B. Pate, and husband, Jody, of Bailey; grandchildren, Cole, Christopher, Josh, Will, John, Lauren, Ava and Luke; and her brother, Ray Barnes, and wife, Ellen, of Virginia.

Condolences may be directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home at www.joyners.net.