Betty Louise (Mathews) Ballard was born on July 28, 1940, in Tacoma, Washington.
She grew up in Arizona, but when she turned 18, she moved to Roscoe, Missouri, where she met her
husband, Herbert Ballard. After they got married, she lived with Herbert on their farm near Osceola.
After he passed, she moved to Osceola for several years. She then moved to El Dorado Springs where
her sister lives.
She lived in her home she bought until her failing health. She spent her last years in Community Springs
Nursing Home in El Dorado Springs, Missouri.
Betty is preceded in death by her parents, her brother and her husband.
She is survived by her one sister Betsy Dishmon, 16 nieces and nephews, and a host of great nieces and
nephews, as well as many friends.