Laverne Ballard was born on Feb. 19, 1938, in Clifton, Texas and passed away on Aug. 3, 2018, at Providence Hospice in Waco, TX at the age of 80.
She went to Dunbar School in Clifton and Peabody High School in Hillsboro. She was employed with Goodall Witcher Hospital for 17 years as a Licensed Vocational Nurse. After she retired her favorite hobby was to scratch her lottery tickets at the local convenient stores.
She is preceded in death by her parents Jimmie and Annie Mae Sadler; son Anthony Jerome Gee; three sisters Mary Davenport, Virginia Sadler, Annie Lee Sadler; two brothers Joe Nathan Sadler and John Wayne Sadler Sr.
She leaves behind a daughter Annie Denise Turner and sonin-law Ronald Turner; daughter-in-law Geneva Gee; granddaughters Misha Watley, Jennifer Bluer and Leslie Rummel; grandsons Chris Sedberry and Paul Bluer; great-grandsons Aiden Bluer, Joshua Rummel, Kaidon Sedberry, Carson Donahue and great-granddaughter Kyleigh Bluer; sisters Wanda Sedberry, Ollie Ruth Carter, Joyce Crawford, Margaret Tweedle and brothers Raydell Watley and Noel Sadler.