Lucille Jeter Ball of Little Rock died at her home on October 11, 2004. She
was born August 13, 1904, at Bellefonte, AR, the daughter of William and Mary
Jeter, now both deceased.
She was a retired public school teacher, having taught for many years, first
in Nashville, AR, and later in Little Rock. She was very active in her
profession, serving as president of the Little Rock Classroom Teachers
Association and on several committees of the National Education Association. She
graduated from Harrison High School and from Hendrix College, and received a
master's degree in education from the University of Arkansas.
She was a devoted member of the Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church and
taught there in adult Sunday School until recent years.
She was married to William P. Ball, former Director of the Arkansas Board of
Pardons, Paroles and Probation, who died in 1973. Born of this union were two
sons who survive her, William K. Ball and his wife, Hubby of Monticello, AR, and
Don Ball and his wife, Doris of Ballwin, MO. Also surviving are her sisters,
Dorothy Robinson of Little Rock and Madeline Paddock of Lexington, KY, and five
grandchildren, Lucy Jane Ball of New Orleans, Ramsay Ball and Dr. Charles Ball,
both of Fayetteville, Tracy Reeves and Brooks Ball both of the St. Louis area.
In addition to her parents and husband she was predeceased by a brother, Lewis
The family wishes to express its appreciation for the services rendered by
Kay Munnerlyn and other caregivers, Dr. Thomas Eans and by Baptist Health
A family visitation will be held at her home in Little Rock from 9:30 - 11:00
a.m. Thursday, October 14, immediately followed by an 11:30 a.m. graveside
service at Pinecrest Memorial Park on State Hwy 5 near Bryant. Memorials may be
made to Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, 4823 Woodlawn, Little Rock, AR
72205, Heifer International, P. O. Box 8058, Little Rock, AR 72203, or to a
charity of one's choice.