Jerry Ball

Monday, July 13, 2015

Jerry Lee Ball, age 69, of Paragould, died Friday July 10, 2015 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Brandsville, Mo., he was the son of the late John and Cora Ellison Ball and was raised in the Hornersville, Mo. area. He had been a Paragould resident since 1973 and was retired from Monroe Automotive. Jerry was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed deer hunting and collecting guns.

He leaves his wife of 41 years, Karen, of the home;

Two daughters, Andrea Holman of Jonesboro and Kandice Ball of Paragould;

One brother, Joe Ball of Arbyrd, Mo.;

Three sisters, Pauline Rickman of Jonesboro, Maxine Melvin of Arbyrd, Mo. and Betty Preston of Arbyrd, Mo.

He also leaves four grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services will be 11am Wednesday July 15, 2015 at the Cardwell Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6-8 at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville. Guest register at