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Dorothy Louise Ball

July 12, 1930 — December 19, 2023

Coats, NC

 

Coats, NC: Mrs. Dorothy Louise Ball, age 93, of Coats passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2023 at UNC Johnston Healthcare in Smithfield. Funeral Service will be held-3:00 PM Friday, December 22, 2023 at Rose and Graham Funeral Chapel in Benson. Officiating will be Pastor Eddie White. Burial will be held at a later date at Southwick Cemetery in Southwick, Massachusetts.  

Mrs. Ball was born on July 12, 1930 in Hampden County, Massachusetts to Mr. and Mrs. Earl Blakesley. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John T. Ball, Sr.; son, John T. Ball, Jr.; and her sisters. Prior to retirement, she managed department stores. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend.

She is survived by her son, Joe Ball and wife, Karen; daughter-in-law, Debbie Ball; grandchildren, Jodie Gaugh and husband, Michael, Jamie Ball and wife, Shannon, David Ball and wife, Terri, and Danny Ball and wife, Jennifer; great grandchildren, Alex Gaugh, Sam Gaugh, Lilly Gaugh, Jill Gaugh, Joey Ball, Madison Nees, Stephanie Akhtar, and Matthew Heckman; five great great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM prior to the service at Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Benson.

Flowers are welcomed.

The family appreciates your thoughts and prayers during this time.

Arrangements by Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC.

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Visitation

Friday, December 22, 2023

2:00 - 2:45 pm (Eastern time)

Rose & Graham Funeral Home Inc., Benson

301 W. Main St., Benson, NC 27504

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Funeral Service

Friday, December 22, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Rose & Graham Funeral Home Inc., Benson

301 W. Main St., Benson, NC 27504

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