Lorena Louise Jackson Ballard
Lorena passed away at home with family on February 1, at 6:45 p.m. from a lengthy illness in Sallis. She was one of four daughters of Joseph H. Jackson and Maudie L. (Seawright) Jackson of McAdams.
Lorena married D.B. Ballard On May 15, 1957. They were married 45 years before his death in 2002. They had two sons together during their marriage, Joe D. Ballard and Bobby L. Ballard. Lorena was a welder at Hunter Engineering in Durant for many years where she later retired. She was a member of McAdams Baptist Church and attended First Baptist Church of Kosciusko on occasion.
In addition to her parents, Lorena was proceeded in death by her husband D.B. Ballard of Kosciusko; sister, JoAnn Jackson Quinn of Natchez; and granddaughter, Bianca Nicole Ballard of Ridgeland.
Survivors are two sons, Joe D. Ballard and wife, Shirley Ballard, of Sallis and Bobby L. Ballard and wife, Sonia Ballard, of Ridgeland; two granddaughters, Stephanie Ballard Land and husband, Josh Land, of Pennington, Tx., and Celeste Ballard Carby and husband, Bishop Carby, of Madison; one grandson, Eric Adcock of Ridgeland; two sisters, Janie Jackson Knight of Southhaven and Elsie Jackson Norgard of Loxely, Alabama.