Charles Ballard, Sr.

RISON — Charles “Chuck” Clifton Ballard Sr., 74, of Rison died Thursday, March 6. Mr. Ballard retired from Smart Chevrolet as a transmission specialist.

Left to cherish his memory are his sons, Charles Ballard Jr.; daughters, Janet Ann Yates, Jeanette Fran Whampler, Kimberly Renee Rasnick, and Deborah S. Eads; sisters, Edna Ballard Fix, Darlene Nelson, and Joyce Cullins; eleven grandchildren and twenty-five great-grandchildren.

Graveside services are 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 11 at Moore’s Church Cemetery in Rison. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Monday, March 10 at Buie Funeral Home in Rison. Arrangements by Buie Funeral Home of Rison. (870) 325-6216.