Edward Bernard Ball

Edward Bernard Ball

Edward Bernard Ball, 83, of Eudora, passed away Monday, November 30, 2015.

Mr. Ball was a graduate of Eudora High School and Monticello A&M, now University of Arkansas at Monticello; a longtime owner of Ball’s Grocery Store and Appliance and a rural route mail carrier for many years. He was and a lifetime member of Eudora Baptist Church where he served as a Chairman of Deacons and song leader. He was also an avid Razorback fan and loved to fish.

Mr. Ball was well known for his honesty and integrity and was willing to help anyone in need. He was a sacrificial, loving father and husband. He dearly loved to sing and was honored to sing several concerts at the Cowboy Church in Kilbourne, Louisiana. His greatest loves were always his Lord and his church.

Mr. Ball was born at New Madrid, Missouri on July 24, 1932 and was the son of the late William Travis and Carolee Manning Ball. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Eddie Ball, and hisbrother, Charles Ball.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Carol Ball of Eudora; daughter, Susan Porter and her husband, Kevin, of Little Rock; and grandchildren,
Eddie Porter and his wife, Erica and Michael Porter and his wife, Nora.

Visitation will be held on December 2 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in Eudora. Funeral Services will be held on December 3 at 10:30 a.m. at Eudora Baptist Church in Eudora with Revs. Jimmy Wallace and Jeff Tarver officiating. Burial will be at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Eudora.