Helen V. (King) Ball, 89, Seneca, passed into eternal rest at 11:10 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, after an illness.
Helen Violet King was born Sept. 5, 1923, in Reeds Spring, Mo., the daughter of James E. King and Macie Lucile (Creamer) King. Helen formerly owned and operated Juniors Service and Package Store, rural Seneca.
Helen V. King married Ashley D. Ball Jr. in 1941 and he preceded her in death in 1991.
Survivors include her children, Marvin Ball and wife, Darlene, Alma, Ark., Terry Wayne Ball and wife, Kathleen, Wyandotte, Okla., Pamela Hembree and husband, Raymond, Spring City, Mo., and Ashley Randall Ball, Wyandotte, Okla.; brothers, Max King, Seneca and Jackie King, Caney, Kan.; and sister, Reba Martin, Seneca; 17 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Helen was also preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Jimmy King and Joe King; and sister, Louise King; sons, Edwin D. Ball and Gary D. Ball; and one granddaughter.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Seneca Cemetery, West Seneca, Okla.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m., today at the Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca.