Athens Review, Athens, Texas

March 4, 2014

Pam Ballow


The Athens Review

Athens — MURCHISON-Services for Pam Ballow, 62 of Murchison are scheduled for 2:00 P M Thursday at First Baptist Church in Murchison with Bro. Curtis Chandler officiating.

Burial will follow in Red Hill Cemetery.

Services are under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

Pam passed away March 3, 2014 in Tyler.

She was born July 10, 1951 in Athens to Maurice and Dan Royce Taylor DeWalt. Pam was a 1969 graduate of Brownsboro High School. She had operated a home child care service for over 30 years and was known to most all the children in Murchison as “Nana”. She enjoyed spending time with her family. Pam was a member of First Baptist Church in Murchison.

She was preceded in death by her father Maurice DeWalt and granddaughter Taylor Nix.

Survivors include her husband of 44 years Leon Ballow, Murchison; daughters Nicole Nix and husband Tracy and Kellie Ballow, all of Murchison; sons Jeffrey Ballow and Danny Ballow, both of Murchison and Troy Ballow of Kentucky; mother Dan DeWalt, Murchison; sister Linda Waites and husband Roddy, Athens and brother Kevin DeWalt and wife Teresa, Murchison, grandchildren Tiffany Nix, Tyler Nix, Anthony Trujano, Dylan Ballow, Marlena Ballow, all of Murchison.

Pallbearers will be Tracy Nix, Walt Ottaberry, Chris Smith, Brey Rasco, Ty Ottaberry and Thomas Toney.

Honorary pallbearers will be Shawn Ottaberry, Charles Clayton and Donna Clayton.

Visitation for family and friends will be 6-8 P M Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P O Box 27, Murchison, Texas 75778.

You may leave a message of condolence or light a memorial candle for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com