Mary Genevieve Ballinger, age 87, of Humansville, MO, left this life to meet our Lord, Savior and Creator March 4, 2013, at Northwood Hills Care Center Humansville, MO. Mary was born to Ollie and Walter Wilson October 24, 1925, in Clinton, MO. Mary was united in marriage to Samuel Nelson Ballinger September 15, 1944. Mary was of the Baptist faith. She worked for the Bolivar Management Garment Factory for over 25 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; an infant daughter Verna Jean, and another daughter Judith Ann Barker; a sister Thelma Buckner; and a brother Roy Lee Wilson.
She is survived by three children: Jerry Lou Sanders, twins Brenda Marie Clark, and Brent Ballinger and wife Janice all of Bolivar, MO; nine grandchildren: Ricky, Vicky, Jenny, Lisa, Tony, Melissa, Brent Aaron, Diana, and Roger; five great grandchildren; two sisters: Beulah Mae Armburst of Dunnegan, MO, and Dorothy Buckner of Springfield, MO; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Pitts Chapel with Chaplain James Friend officiating. Burial will follow at Rondo Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour before the service from 1:00 to 2:00 PM in the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at: www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.