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Margaret (Peggy Price Ballard

October 18, 1940 June 19, 2021
Margaret (Peggy Price Ballard
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Margaret (Peggy) Price Ballard passed away on June 19, 2021 at the age of 80 in Jackson. She was born October 18, 1940 in Yazoo City, Mississippi. She was the daughter of Margaret Williams Price and Chelsey Vance Price. She graduated from Murrah High School in 1958 and attended the “W”. She met her love Clyde Ballard, and they had 61 years of wonderful marriage.

Peggy has a talent and love for teaching small children and for many years taught at Miss Jo’s Briarpath and Covenant Presbyterian Schools. In her later years, she enjoyed tutoring and reading with first graders at McLeod School.

She had a flair for decorating and loved entertaining family and friends in their warm and inviting home. She also worked a number of years in the insurance business and was instrumental in helping her husband start their own insurance agency.

Peggy was also an active member of Christ United Methodist Church and enjoyed the New Yorkers Sunday School Class and the Caring Friends Circle.

She is survived by her husband Clyde Ballard, daughters Brette Kirk (Dixon), Andrea Horner (Gene), granddaughters Heather Horner, Abby Willis (Rich), Kendall Singleton (Russ), and grandsons, John Sharp Kirk and Price Horner. She is also survived by her sister, Jean Sharp Albright and brother, Chesley V. Price and nieces and Nephews she adored.

Due to Convention meetings at Christ United Methodist Church, services will be held on Tuesday June 22nd, at Galloway United Methodist Church at 11:00 A.M. Visitation will be at 10:00 A.M. prior to the funeral services. A graveside service for family will follow at Parkway Memorial Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christ United Methodist Church 6500 Old Canton Road Jackson Ms 39211 or the Church or Charity of your choice.

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10:00 AM 6/22/2021 10:00:00 AM
Parlor, Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church

305 N Congress St,
Jackson, MS 39201

Parlor, Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church
305 N Congress St, Jackson 39201 MS
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 6/22/2021 11:00:00 AM
Sanctuary of Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church

North Congress Street
Jackson, MS 39201

Sanctuary of Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church
305 Jackson 39201 MS
United States

Cemetery Details


Parkway Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

1161 Highland Colony Pkwy
Ridgeland, MS 39157

1161 Highland Colony Pkwy Ridgeland 39157 MS
United States

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