H. Pearl Hackett Ballard, 82, departed this life on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 in Jackson, Mississippi. She was a lifelong resident of New Orleans Ninth Ward and relocated to Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina. Born September 17, 1930 to the late Cassie and Simon Hackett. Devoted wife of the late Johnny Ballard, mother of: Patricia Hutchison of New Orleans, LA Reginald Ballard Sr. of Lawrence, KS, Johnnie Faye Miller of Seaford, DE, Terrell Ballard of Norman, OK, and Bonita Campbell of Austin, TX. She is also survived by 1 sister, Willie Alice Evans. Loving grandmother of 12 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the homegoing celebration on Friday August 30, 2013 at 11:00am at Beulah Land Baptist Church 2436 St. Maurice Avenue. No visitation. Interment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. www.charbonnetfuneralhome.com.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Aug. 27 to Aug. 30, 2013