Obituary: Elizabeth ‘Libby’ Ballard, 91, Bardstown

Elizabeth “Libby” Ballard, 91 of Bardstown, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Windsor Gardens in Bardstown. She was born Feb. 26, 1926, in Washington County. She was a member of Bardstown United Methodist Church and a loving mother.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Ballard; an infant son, Edward Ray Ballard; her parents, Jetson and Lillie Lyddane; two sisters, Dorothy Nutgrass and Joyce Smith; one brother, Rudolph Lyddane; and an infant grandson, Christopher Wayne Ballard.

She is survived by two daughters, Karin (Rick) Ahrens of Eddyville and Sheila (Jack) Funk of Bardstown; one son, Charlie (Belinda) Ballard of White House, Tenn.; two sisters, Fannie Greer and Betty Graham. both of Bardstown; one brother, Larry Lyddane of Bardstown; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service is 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at Bardstown United Methodist Church with burial in the Bardstown Cemetery with the Rev. Phil Bradley officiating.

Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Barlow Funeral Home, and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at the church.

Memorial contribution may go to Hospice of Nelson County or Bardstown United Methodist Church.

Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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