Monica Julia Ball
June 24, 1961 – April 22, 2021
Monica Julia Ball was born on June 24, 1961 in Bakersfield, California to LeRoy Ball and Dalia Hernandez. Monica Entered Eternal Rest on April 22, 2021.
Growing up she was the baby of the family whom liked to tattle on her siblings, and tell stories. However; she was always the glue. If someone was feeling down and out. She would call one sibling to have them check on the other. "You need to call" so and so... Monica attended North High School dabbled in a little bit of Volley Ball and graduated in 1979.
As Monica grew into adulthood she took to beading jewelry, and painting pottery every once in a blue moon. Being Native American, she was super proud of her heritage, and loved telling other's about it.
While driving around town if she saw a stray animal it quickly became her mission to find it a home. Be it her siblings, friends, and or other family members. She would show up at your door. Like trust me, you need it! We all have a piece of her through her animals!
Monica was full of love and laughter. Always giving and extending a hand to her family and neighbors. She settled into a Security job in her adult life. Go figure, to continue to keep the peace and keep others safe. It's her heart that always shines through. She continued to smile throughout life.
She leaves behind her mother Delia Escalera Hernandez. And her siblings Steve, Timothy, David Ball, and sisters Dianna, Patricia, and Lucy. Her partner Martha Herrera whom she shared her life with for 20 years, and together had one son. Tony Herrera and two grandchildren Little Tony and Ali. Her grandchildren were the pride and joy!
Awaiting to greet her at Heaven's gates was her daddy LeRoy and her brother Greg. What a reunion that must have been...
Monica's family is as numerous as the stars in the sky. She was and is tremendously loved by all her friends and family members. She will continue to be greatly missed.
We love you to the moon and back! A funeral service for Monica will be held Thursday, May 6, 2021 from 10:00 AM at Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary, 9101 Kern Canyon Road, Bakersfield, CA 93306.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hillcrestmemorial.com for the Ball family.
Thursday, May 6, 2021
Monica Julia Ball
May 4, 2021
Heaven is an even better place now because Monica Ball is there 😇. Moni, I am missing you so much and I'm finding it very hard to believe that you are not here on this temporary place called earth anymore. But, on the other hand, it brings me great comfort to know that you are truly an angel in heaven closer to our Heavenly Father, and that I will see you again.
Martha and Moni are an awesome couple and they both brought out the Best Person anyone could ever Love in each other, For each other. Moni, you will be missed by so many 😔❤.
May 1, 2021
From the very first day I met her I loved her sweet voice she always had a smile on her beautiful face she was very caring and she showed it, I LOVE YOU MONI! You will for sure be missed thank you for alllllll the best and great advice your so awesome I know your up there smiling down on us..until than Moni we love you fly high and yes I will continue to smile because that's just how'd you want it you were a strong lady thank you again 💪😇
Angela & Tommy Castellon
May 1, 2021
Monica was the best..She always had a beautiful smile on her face and was always so caring.She was a joy to be around...We will miss her contagious laugh and her positive outlook on life.Thank you for always treating us like family Monica..Love Angie,Tommy and the kids❤️
May 1, 2021
I meet miss Monica ball at the Bakersfield homeless shelter and she was a very kind and caring lady she always had a smile on her face and always helped when I had a problem she was always there to talk to me and help me get through a lot and she’s a wonderful lady and I am glad to call her my friend forever and her memories will always stay in my heart forever she was a beautiful lady and taught me how to be a better person and for that I will always be thankful for her . My condolences to all of her family members . I will put you all on my prayer list at my church . R.I.P miss Monica Ball you were an angel sent down from heaven and my friend always . I have been crying ever since I found out of your passing . I will miss you dearly my friend
April 30, 2021
I was at the Bakersfield homeless shelter with miss monica she was a great lady and she loved mine son charlie she will be missed big time miss monica is in the hands of god god bevwith her family and friends
April 29, 2021
I worked with her at the homeless shelter, she was my supervisor when started a very caring lady took time to train me for my position, trained me very good and when she left she called to let me know what would be expected of me to do and be careful of what would be put on my shoulders as I moved into the position she left, what i do now keeps me going through all her help back then
R. I .P my dear friend 🌷🌷