Hillard "Hully" Ballard
CONCORD- Hillard Elaine “Hully” Bunn Ballard, 95, passed away at Tucker Hospice House on December 7, 2017.
A memorial service will be 3pm Saturday at Forest Hill United Methodist Church with Rev. Suzanne Dornsmith officiating. The family will receive in the church parlor on Saturday from 2 to 3pm.
On August 21, 1922, Hully was born in Cabarrus County to Foster C. Bunn Sr. and Myrtle Suther Bunn. She was a long-time active member of Forest Hill UMC where she participated and served her church in many capacities. She enjoyed her career as an English teacher at Concord High School where she loved her students and coworkers. She was an avid bridge player, a travel enthusiast, an ardent reader, and skilled quilter. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Spencer “Jimmy” Ballard Jr.
Mrs. Ballard is survived by her daughter, Elaine Holt and husband Rick of Atlantic Beach; sons, James Spencer Ballard III and wife Barbara of Elizabeth City and Larry Ballard and wife Florence of Lexington; sister, Millicent Ann Bunn of the home; brother, James Bunn and wife Gail of Norwood; grandchildren, Brian Ballard, Paul Ballard, Michelle DiCharry, Mike Ballard, and Matthew Ballard; and great grandchildren, Madison Ballard, Ellianna Ballard, and Jacob DiCharry.
Memorials may be made to Forest Hill UMC Columbarium Fund, 265 Union Street N., Concord NC 28025.
Condolences may be left at www.wilkinsonfuneralhome.com