January 15, 1960 – August 11, 2019
The life of Rosalind Ballard began in Dallas, Texas on January 15, 1960. She was born to the union of Jessie and Mae Dell Nelms. She dedicated her life to Christ at an early age. Rosalind attended schools in DISD and furthered her education in business school. She loved to travel, sing, shop and spend time with her family. Rosalind met and married the love of her life Larry Ballard. They remained in a committed, nurturing, and loving marriage for 44 years. To this union four children were born. She will forever be cherished and loved by those she left behind. Her legacy will be carried on by her sons, Larry (Martha), Rodney (Katrina), Daron (Kimberly), and Allan. Rosalind also leaves to cherish her memory, Mother, Mae Dell Bryant, Brother, Rodney (Theresa) Nelms, Sisters, Betty Murry, Charlotte Bryant, and Kathy Odom, her grandchildren, Sulest Ballard, Valencia Ballard, Samantha Ballard, Micah Ballard, Dillan Ballard, Katelynn Ballard, Stacey Ballard, Kason Ballard, and Noralynn Ballard, along with a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. Rosalind was preceded in death by her Father, Jessie Nelms, Brother, Jessie Jr, Grandparents, Leroy and Johnnie Mae Hudgens, and Sister, Alice Faye Nelms, and Granddaughter, Shonita Ballard. She was an inspiration of courage, a testimony of perseverance, & an embodiment of faith. Rosalind left footprints in the hearts of ALL who knew her.
- Visitation Wednesday, August 14, 2019
- Funeral Service Thursday, August 15, 2019
- Committal Service Thursday, August 15, 2019