Austin C. Ball Sr.

February 25, 1929January 18, 2023
Obituary of Austin C. Ball Sr.
Austin C. Ball, Sr. 93, of Greensburg, passed away on January 18, 2023 at Decatur County Memorial Hospital. He was born on February 25, 1929 in Whitley City, Kentucky, the son of Edward and Nancy Perkins Ball. Austin was a United States Army Veteran. He married Letha L. Collins on June 14, 1952 and together they had three children: Austin, Jr., Brenda and John. Austin worked as an Evangelist with the John Thomas Conference of the Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors include: Children, Austin C. (Carolyn) Ball, Jr. and Brenda J. (Charles) Lee; Grandchildren, Eric (Christa) Lee, Charli Rae (Justin) Lawson and Michelle E. Ball; Great Grandchildren, Brayden Lawson and Adelynn Lawson; Sister, Catherine Vanover. He was preceded in death by his Parents; Wife and Son, John A. Ball; Brothers, Don Ball, Eugene Ball, and Chris Ball; Sisters, Mildred Maupin, Virginia Hayden and Carol Griffin. A visitation for family and friends will be held at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home Monday, January 23, 2023 from 12:00 pm until the time of the Funeral at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow at the Rossburg Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Donor’s Choice. Online condolences can be made to the family at

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  • Edward Ball Father (deceased)
  • Nancy (Perkins) Ball Mother (deceased)
  • Letha L. (Collins) Ball Wife (deceased)
  • Austin C. (Carolyn) Ball, Jr. Son
  • Brenda J. (Charles) Lee Daughter
  • John A. Ball Son (deceased)
  • Eric (Christa) Lee Grandchild
  • Charli Rae (Justin) Lawson Grandchild
  • Michelle E. Ball Grandchild
  • Brayden Lawson Great Grandchild
  • Adelynn Lawson Great Grandchild
  • Catherine Vanover Sister
  • Don Ball Brother (deceased)
  • Eugene Ball Brother (deceased)
  • Chris Ball Brother (deceased)
  • Mildred Maupin Sister (deceased)
  • Virginia Hayden Sister (deceased)
  • Carol Griffin Sister (deceased)

  • Austin Ball
  • Chuck Lee
  • Justin Lawson
  • Nathan

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Monday, January 23, 2023


Monday, January 23, 2023


Monday, January 23, 2023