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Nancy L. Ball

January 17, 2020


Nancy Leona Ball, age 80, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 17, 2020. 

Born in Wilmington, DE, Nancy attended William Penn School.  Formerly of Bear, DE, currently of Newark, DE, she was also a dedicated volunteer at Christiana Care for 10 years, known affectionately as the flower gal. She also attended Word Of Life Christian Center, Newark, DE. 

Nancy will be sadly missed by her daughters, Birdie (Gleen) Murray of Virginia, Robin Sevy (Jim) of Delaware.  She is also survived by her only living brother, Leslie Palmer (Nancy), DE; granddaughter, Elizabeth, FL; several nieces and nephews; special neighbors and friends.  Nancy was preceded in death by her loving husband of 54 years, James A. Ball, Sr., as well as both parents, Merle and Eleanor Palmer;  her stepfather, Vernon Wenhold; sister, Roberta; brothers, Ronny, Merle Jr. and Bobby.

Nancy’s family would like to especially thank her caregivers at Compassionate Care Hospice.

A Celebration of Nancy’s Life will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Gebhart Funeral Home, 531 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE 19720, where a visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by the service at 11:00 a.m.  Burial will be private on Monday, January 27, 2020.

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