Judy Ball, 71, of Bridgeport died Sunday, April 16, 2017, in Bridgeport.
Memorial service is 2 p.m. Friday, April 21, at Balsora Baptist Church with the Rev. Glenn Connell officiating.
Judy was born April 23, 1945, in Muenster to Maxine and Temple Watson. She was the oldest of two children. She married Joe Wayne Ball Nov. 17, 1963. They were married for 51 years. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, who raised five children and one grandchild.
She was a member of the Balsora Baptist Church. Judy loved her flower beds, gardening, being outside and enjoying family time, especially with her children and grandchildren.
She was a hard worker and worked more than 20 years with Bridgeport ISD as a custodian and numerous years at Wise Health System as a floor tech and in housekeeping.
Judy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and daughter Kimberly Kay Struthers.
She is survived by her children, Temple Ball and wife, Betty, of Springtown, Kathy St. John and husband, Monty, of Bridgeport, Joann Bradford of Bridgeport and Jimmy Ball and wife, Tracey, of Runaway Bay; close family friend Ricky Martin of Bridgeport; and grandchildren Stephanie Fox and significant other, Tony Rodriquez, Keaton and Keisha St. John and Chad Bradford.
She’s also survived by great-grandchildren Alexia, Paige, Linzzy and Santana Rodriquez; five brothers-in-law; five sisters-in-law; sister Kay Fisher of Cameron; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.