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Stella McKinney Ballou, Burkesville, KY (1928-2012)

She was Green County, KY native and a member of a large, distinguished and highly regarded family, with many relatives in Adair and Cumberland Counties, KY. She was a member of Burkesville First United Methodist Church, a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, and was a cofounder with her husband, Kenneth Ballou, who survives, of Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville, KY, where she assisted families for over 60 years
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Stella McKinney Ballou, 83, of Burkesville, KY, passed away Friday, March 16, 2012, at Cumberland Valley Manor in Burkesville, KY.

Funeral services will be on Monday, March 19, 2012, at 10amCT, at Ballou and Stotts Funeral Home, 304 North Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with Harold Walton McKinney, Rev. Robert Morris, and Dr. Mark officiating. Burial in the Burkesville Cemetery, North Main Street, Burkesville, KY.Visitation will be from 2pm-9pmCT, on Sunday, March 18, 2012, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville, KY.

Pallbearers: Rich McKinney, Paul Simpson McKinney, Brent Roach, Hal Roach, Jackie Scott, Greg Scott, and Harold Scott.

Stella McKinney Ballou, Burkesville, KY (1928-2012)

She was born in Greensburg, Green County, KY, on Wednesday, November 21, 1928. She was the daughter of the late Nancy Lou Willis McKinney, and the late Eugene McKinney. She died Friday, March 16, 2012 in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY, at the age of 83 years, 3 months, and 25 days.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, Paul McKinney.

She was a member of Burkesville First United Methodist Church, a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, and was a co-founder of Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home where she assisted families for over 60 years.Survivors Include:
  • Her husband: Kenneth Ballou of Burkesville, KY

  • One daughter: Beverly (Tim) Alexander of Burkesville, KY

  • One son: Anthony Ballou of Burkesville, KY

  • Two brothers: Donald Lee McKinney of Columbia, KY; and Harold Walton McKinney of Danville, KY

  • Three sisters: Doris Jean Lane of Danville, KY; Juanita Scott of Columbia, KY; Ruby Roach of South Carolina

  • Fourandchildren: Jenny Newell, Mary Ballou (Jarrett) Murphy,Jessica (Andy) Roberts, Kenneth Martin (Maggie )Ballou

  • Two great grandchildren: Alexander Newell and Paris Newell
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Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY in charge of arrangements.

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Stella McKinney Ballou, Burkesville, KY (1928-2012)

2012-03-17 - 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY - Photo from Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.

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