Carolyn Duvall Ballinger, age 88, passed away on Friday, June 11, 2021. Services will be held at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Greg Chandler officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday.
Mrs. Ballinger was born in Frankfort on August 15, 1932, to the late Earl Duvall, Sr. and Myrtle Lawrence Duvall. She retired from Bell South Telephone Company and following retirement, served as an upholstery worker for 20 years at Howe’s Upholstery and Country Rocker Upholstery. In her spare time, Mrs. Ballinger enjoyed cooking, reading, and doing crossword puzzles. Above all, she loved her family dearly and cherished her grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughters, Noma Toles (Donald) and Mary “Jo” Comley (Jerry); grandchildren, Jodi Hall, Shannon Spencer, Josh Slone, Rachel Raley, Justin Slone, Jaclyn Sargent, Eric Comley, Ashlye Comley, and Kyle Comley; great-grandchildren, Audrey, Chasity, Brittany, Alyssa, Ethan, Kaitlyn, Taylor, Logan, Dedrick, Elliott, and Addison; and by her beloved great-great grandchildren, Adilynn and Janie. She was also blessed with many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Douglas Ballinger; daughter, Lana Faye Slone; and siblings, Lena Cardwell, Geneva Goff, Dorothy Wombold, Clifford Duvall, Sam Duvall, Carey Duvall, Kenneth Duvall, Earl Duvall, Doris Duvall, Clyde Duvall, and Thelma Gardner.
Serving as pallbearers will be Josh Slone, Justin Slone, Ethan Slone, Dustin Stewart, Tracy Spencer, Kyle Comley, and Will Raley. Honorary pallbearers will be Thomas Davis, Ronnie Sebree, and Larry Hall.