Obit for Albis Elihue Ball Jr
Name: Albis Elihue, Jr. Ball
Born: 13 Jan 1889
Died: 24 Mar 1959
Buried: Evergreen
Location: 18-67-04

Notes: THE PARIS NEWS, 24 Mar 1959. 'Albis E. Ball, 70, longtime agriculture leader in Lamar County, died Tuesday about 8:45 a.m in the Sanitarium of Paris after a year's illness. Born at Minter, he was a life-long resident of that community, where he was a steward of the Methodist Church, active in all its work, and a leader in all community affairs. He was a promoter and participant in the Lamar District Fair and its successor, the Red River Valley Exposition, and belonged to the Lamar County Farm Bureau. Son of the late A.E. Ball, Sr., and the former Miss Lucy Jane Yancey, Albis Ball was born 13 Jan 1889. He attended Minter and Paris schools, and served overseas in World War I. He and Miss Eula Mae Terry of Lamar County were married 30 Sep 1919, in Portales, N.M., where she was teaching school. His wife survives besides a daughter, Mrs. Jack Horton, Greenville, and a son, Charles E. Ball, Dallas; four grandchildren and a brother, Johnny Ball of Minter. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Fry-Gibbs Chapel, and interment made in Evergreen Cemetery.' *On the same stone with Eula May Terry Ball. Tombstone is inscribed, 'TX Pvt MTC WWI.'