Shelton "Shell" Ballard
January 25, 1931 - October 29, 2017
Shelton "Shell" Ballard, age 86 and a resident of Chesbrough passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond. He was a former Justice of the Peace, Tangipahoa Parish 4th Ward, from 1969 until 1981. He was a retired carpenter and a member of Chesbrough Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Edwina V. Ballard; son, Brett Ballard and wife, Angela “Boo Boo” Travis Ballard; 2 grandchildren, Shelbi Lyn Ballard and Braydon Lane Ballard; and his brother, Van Earl Ballard, Sr. and wife, Betty.
Preceded in death by his parents, Guy Henry Ballard and Alberta Lawrence Ballard; and his brothers and sisters, Angus Ballard, Taylor Ballard, Guy “Pete” Ballard, Jr., Winfred “Toots” Ballard, Elma Rae “Tot” VanDyke, Glenn Ballard, Jewell Ballard Martin and Troy Ballard.
Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 6 PM until 9 PM, Tuesday, and from 8 AM until religious services at 10 AM Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Services conducted by Rev. Richard Magee. Interment Hyde Cemetery, Chesbrough.