Mildred Lucille Ball

Mildred Lucille Ball
July 27, 1915 – August 26, 2017

One hundred and two years of an incredible life has been called home to be with her Lord after this incredible journey on earth, Lucille Ball, entered her eternal reward on Saturday, August 26, 2017, as a resident of Copperas Hollow in Caldwell. A visitation for friends and family will be held from 5 to 7 pm on Friday, September 1, 2017 at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center. The Life Tribute Celebration honoring her 102 years journey will begin at 3pm, Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center. Interment will follow a later date at Willowhole Cemetery. Service are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers Bryan-College Station.

Lucille was born to Louis and Mary Lloyd Hunter McLain in George, Texas on July 27, 1915. She was one of eight children and her parents taught the family to show unconditional love to all. Lucille will be remembered for the best homemade Turkey and Dressing she served at Thanksgiving without fail. She loved cooking for her family and friends and always had something on the stove to share. Lucille loved her children and her grandchildren. It was her passion to show love to all and in doing so she gave wonderful hugs. She was a wonderful lady, truly of a genuine lady of hospitality.

Her husband Lee Ball; her parents Louis and Mary McLain; her son Wayne Ball; her daughters Nelda Andrus and Sandra Lou Ball; her brothers B.A. “Boots” McLain and Joe McLain; her sisters Coralee Williams, Lois Lovell, and Ruby Luther all pre deceased Lucille Ball.

She is survived by her son Billy Joe Ball; her daughter Lee Ann and husband Pastor Ned Smith; her sisters Dorothy Kelly, and Anita Blinka; her fourteen grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren, and some great-great grandchildren.

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  1. Praying for your family. Believing that the celebration of her homecoming will honor our Lord and build faith in those who tend.

  2. Thinking of you and your family at this sad time. Your sweet Grandmother was very blessed with a long and loving life. May she Rest In Peace.

  3. my family is praying for yours in this time of loss. what a great long life for wonderful women. condolences.

  4. My deepest heartfelt condolences to you all. May the Lord wrap his caring arms around you. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. We love you guys so much. So sorry for your great loss. Love you Smith and Ball Family
    Love, Tim, Michele, Marissa, Elizabeth, TJ and Alexandria

  6. When a Mom leaves this earth, it seems like a we lose a pocket of love ; however the love in that pocket just made a transfer to another mom’s pocket and will live on – leaving the effects of Gods love on others to another generation. Lee Ann His love always follows you and will affect those coming up behind you … blessings

  7. i took care of mrs ball my 8 years at franklin nursing home. i can still see her sitting on that couch with her roomate. very sorry for your loss

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