Born: December 27, 1932
Died: October 13, 2009
Nelda Ruth Scroggins Ball Barron, 76, of Quinlan passed away October 13, 2009 at her home. She was born December 27, 1932 in Brashear, to Roy and Lela Scroggins. She became a Certified, Registered Nurse, fulfilling a lifelong dream, and worked at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville for 26 years. She was a faithful member of Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church. She also served as a volunteer of C.A.S.A. She married her husband, Santos Barron, on August 14, 1993. She enjoyed a life of world travel, riding motorcycles, laughing, having fun wherever she went, and always caring for others. She is survived by her husband Santos Barron; sons Charles Eric Ball of Milton, FL, William Elliott Ball of Greenville; daughters Paula Denise Morris and husband Bobby of Sulphur Springs, Juvia Jean Collinsworth and husband James of Blue Ridge, Susan Elaine Ball of Austin, Kelly LeAnne McCrummen and husband Brian of Royse City; brother Arlon Scroggins of Flint; sisters Mary Hux of Henderson, Ragene “Jean” Gilbert of Sherman, Linda Muckleroy of Tyler; twelve grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband George Forrest Ball IV; son David Wayne Stracener, brother L.C. Scroggins; and two sisters, Frances Adele Perkins, and Juanice Fletcher. A funeral service will be on Friday, October 16, 2009 at 11:00 AM in the Lynch Funeral Chapel with Bobby Sparks and Melvin Pearce officiating. Interment will follow at Memoryland Memorial Park. Serving as Pallbearers are Jerry Gilbert, Tim Gilbert, Scott Scroggins, Dickie Scroggins, Randy Langley, and Bob Rhea. Honorary Pallbearers are Richard Jones, and Kevin Fletcher. Visitation will be Thursday, October 15, 2009 from 6-8 PM. Lynch Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.