Amelia Lois Ballard Winton
April 10, 1930 – January 6, 2020
Amelia “Lois” Ballard Winton, 89, of Metairie, went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 6, 2020. Lois will be greatly missed by her family and friends. She was born to Thomas and Anna Ballard on April 10, 1930 in Dunnegan, Missouri. Lois graduated from Fair Play High School in 1948 and attended Southwest Missouri State College. She married Mark Fredrick Winton on November 28, 1953 at the Spring Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church, where she was a longtime member. Lois and Mark lived in and near Salem, Illinois before relocating to Metairie, Louisiana in 1967. Lois is survived by her three children: Alice Johnson of Kenner, Louisiana, Carol Harlan and husband Steve of Houston, Texas, and Mark T. Winton of Metairie, Louisiana. She also is survived by three grandchildren: Matthew and Kevin Harlan and Emily Johnson. Lois was preceded in death by her husband Mark, her parents Tom and Anna (Brown) Ballard, her sister Helen “Ruth” (Ballard) Keith, and her son-in-law Art Johnson. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service at LEITZ-EAGAN, 4747 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie, Louisiana on Saturday afternoon, January 18, 2020 at 2:00. Visitation will begin at 1:00. Interment will be in Dunnegan, Missouri at a later date. An online guestbook is available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.
- Visitation Saturday, January 18, 2020
- Funeral Service Saturday, January 18, 2020