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Mildred L McKee
February 5
Sincere sympathy to all of you..James, Gordy, Vickie and families. Claude was a highly likeable person who gave his best and set good examples through his service to community and his love of family. He represents the kind of person we should all strive to be, knowing ... Continue Reading
Bill Stephens
January 25
Rest In Peace, Comrade. Thank you for your service. American Legion Post 107, Ripley.
Greg and Marty Moore
January 24
Claude was such a nice and sweet gentleman. I loved to hear the stories he would tell me when we were in Bible school class. I am going to miss him and the smile he always had on his face. Thoughts and payers for the family.
Gene Duffield
January 24
It was my great privilege to get to know Mr. Ball and his wonderful wife, Ruth, many years ago when their son, Gordy, and I were roommates in college. His fierce love for Ruth and for his family was what was immediately evident about Mr. Ball. His proud, yet humble, se... Continue Reading
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Vicki Ball Cox
February 19
thank you Gene so much for your kind words.Vicki
Carolyn Watts Jones
January 22
Claude was friends and a fellow-gospel singer many, many years with my Mother and Daddy, Millard and Helen Watts. When my parents died, I became close friends with him, and we shared many wonderful telephone conversations. He sent me many CDs he'd recorded of my parents'... Continue Reading
Cindy Boggess
January 22
Claude was such a good man. I met him while working at Walmart. He brought me several jars of his sister's delicious apple butter. He was such a gentleman. I will never forget him.
Pamela Snead
January 22
May God wrap his loving arms around the Ball family and hold you all tight. May Mr. Ball Rest In Peace. Pam Snead
Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
January 22
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of James Ball, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is... Continue Reading
Ray Edward Shockey
January 22
Claude was a friend and was always so cheerful. When I would run into him downtown we would always stop and chat. Rest in peace brother, I will never forget you.
Marshall Kiser
January 22
It was a privilege to know James for many years. It was with great sorrow that i learned of Mr Balls passing. He greatly loved his family as they did him. He will be missed may many in Ripley and the surrounding area