Mattie Cora Ballew

November 8, 1919December 30, 2010

Mattie Cora Ballew, 91, of LaGrange, died Thursday, December 30, 2010 at Florence Hand Home.

Mrs. Ballew was born November 8, 1919 in Inman, SC, daughter of the late Claude and Avie Teague Holden. She was retired from Spartan Mills. She moved to LaGrange after retirement and was a member of Loyd Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Ballew was preceded in death by her husband, Macel Leon Ballew, Sr.

Survivors include her daughter, Sheila Yarbrough; a son, Macel Leon Ballew, Jr.; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, January 2, 2011 at Loyd Presbyterian Church with Dr. Tony Dean officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour on Sunday.

It is respectfully requested that all flowers be omitted and those desiring may contribute to either Loyd Presbyterian Church or a favorite charity in memory of Mrs. Mattie Cora Ballew.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road. (706) 884-8636.


  • Funeral Service Sunday, January 2, 2011
  • Vistation Sunday, January 2, 2011

Mattie Cora Ballew

have a memory or condolence to add?


receive updates when new memories are posted


January 2, 2011

I know that Aunt Mattie Cora is enjoying the streets of gold with Macel and Daddy. We love you. Mildred and Paulette (Inman, SC)

lisa hand

January 2, 2011

Sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. She was a great women. We will miss her and your Dad both at Emory Clark Holder Clinic.
I know they're both having a great time with other family members as well as Dr Hall.