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Clifford Ballard

Lakeland, FL |

Clifford Wayne Ballard, 92, formerly of Bethalto, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2022. 

Born Apr. 16, 1929, in Kane, IL, he was a son of Fred and Anna (Grammer) Ballard. 

The U. S. Army veteran served during both World War II and the Korean Conflict, and he was a member of the Mt. Olive VFW Post #5790. He worked as a truck driver for Teamsters Local #525. He loved pheasant hunting, and he also hunted for rabbits, ducks, and deer. He was an avid baseball fan of the St. Louis Cardinals. 

He married Christine Bizaillion on July 24, 1970, in Wanda. She passed away on Sept. 25, 2011. He was also preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Anna Ballard; three sons, William Paul Jones, Alan Ballard, and Rick Ballard; two grandchildren, and three brothers, Robert, Jim, and Lloyd Ballard. 

Survivors include two daughters, Faye (Kenneth) Sessions of Wood River and Patty (Richard) Zonner of Lakeland, FL; three sons, James Jones of Campbell, MO, and Brian and Randy Ballard; and 2 grandchildren and one great-grandson. 

Private graveside services will be held at Bethalto United Methodist Church in Bethalto. 

Professional services entrusted to Paynic Home for Funerals, with an online guestbook available at www.paynicfh.com 


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