Jonathan Harold Ball, 81, of Franklin passed away Monday, January 20, 2020.
Born in Gloucester, England, he was the son of the late Harold Ball and Irene Hadley Ball. John graduated from Buffalo Bible and Houghton College and served as pastor and missionary for over 27 years. He was a member of First Alliance Church.
He is survived by his wife of 61 ½ years, Arlene Ball; two daughters, Kathy Wolfe (Steve) and Kristina Loughborough; son, Jeff Ball; eight grandchildren, Lorie Rosseau (Brian), Lindsey Ile (Cris), Scott Wolfe (Sarah Elizabeth), Joshua Loughborough, Kari Morgan (Austin), Jordan Loughborough, Kyla Ball and Jenna Ball and four great grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held at 4 pm, Saturday, February 22 at First Alliance Church. Pastor Scott Eichelberger will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in John’s memory to, First Alliance Church, 31 Promise Lane, Franklin, NC 28734.
Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Condolences can be made to the family at www.maconfuneralhome.com.