Judith Mae Ballard, age 80, of Bush, Illinois, passed away Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 2:30pm at Herrin Hospital in Herrin, Illinois.
Judith was born May 28, 1941 in Colp, Illinois. Judy was the daughter of Leslie and Lyda (Duke) Webb. She married the love of her life, Bobby Joe Ballard on December 23, 1960 in Bush, IL. Unfortunately December 14, 2013 Bobby Joe Passed away. Judith raised two beautiful daughters- Tonya and Regina. She attended the Royalton Apostolic Church and was a former member of the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of St. Louis.
She is survived by two daughters, Tonya (Randy) Mocaby of Fairmont, WV and Regina F. Gallops of Desoto, IL; four grandchildren, Jordan Mocaby, Taylor (Justin) Benge, Brianna Gallops, and Maelena Gallops; two great-grandchildren, Justice Benge and Kyler Benge; and her parents, Leslie Melville and Lyda Velma Webb. She is preceded in death by her spouse Bobby Joe Ballard and two sisters, Betty Mayers and Jerry L. Webb.
There will be no services at this time. Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin is assisting the family with final arrangements.