Rose Ellan Jones Ballard, wife of Willard James Ballard, of Jeffersonville, passed away Friday, August 20, 2021 at Clark Regional Medical Center. She was a 62 year old native of Scranton, Kentucky, born to the union of the late Arville Alex Jones and Pauline Centers Jones VanCleve, a homemaker and member of Living Water Church (Clay City). Rose loved her family unconditionally. She always had an open door and a place to stay for anyone. We have never met a sweeter soul.
In addition to her husband, Rose is survived by 3 children; Stephanie Cline, Regina and Bryan, 2 step-sons; James Lee Ballard and Derick Chapman (Krystal), 5 grandchildren; Paul Branson Cline, William Tucker, Ben Foy Cline III, Harper Lee Ballard and Kory Chapman, 8 siblings; Linda McFarland (George), Jesse Jones (Rose), Joyce Hudson (Jeff), Frank Jones, Eugene Jones, Troy Jones (Eve), Princess Conway Gadd (Lee) and Charles Jones (Chasity), as well as a host of nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, Rose is preceded in death by 4 siblings; Brenda, Jimmy, Martha and Walter Jones.
Her memorial service will be 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at Living Water Church (Clay City), Pastor Donald Wayne Hale presiding. Visitation will take place prior to the service from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Clark Regional Medical Center. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Post Clinic in Rose's honor.
Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals is caring for all arrangements.
"Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her. Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all." - Proverbs 31:28-29
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