Saturday, September 3rd, 2011
Jeanne D. Ballenger, 86, St. Marys, died Sept. 2, 2011, at Otterbein Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys.
She was born Feb. 22, 1925, in Akron, to Charles "Pop" and Pauline Junkins Cain. On July 21, 1946, she married Richard Ballenger, who died Dec. 12, 2001.
Surviving are a son, Robert (Shirley Williams) Ballenger, Tampa, Fla.; a former daughter-in-law, Becky Ballenger, St. Marys; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Kay Warner and Helen Runyon.
A 1943 graduate of North High School in Akron, she headed the St. Marys Chamber of Commerce and later the American Red Cross in St. Marys. She attended Wayne Street United Methodist Church in St. Marys.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Meyer Community Chapel on the Otterbein campus, the Rev. Carol Sainey officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions may be made to Otterbein Lifestyle Choices.
Condolences may be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net.