ROCK HILL, SC – Mrs. Thelma Jane Ball, 84, passed away on the 26th day of October 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.

The memorial mass to be held at St. Anne Catholic Church at 10:30 am, on Saturday the 3rd day of November 2018 with Father Fabio Aulisio officiating.  There will be a reception immediately following the mass in the Parish Life Center, all are welcome.  A private interment to follow.

Born in Leetonia, OH, the daughter of the late Peter Q. and Helen I. (Miller) Gwynne.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Robert Ball and brother, Kenneth David Gwynne.

She was a dedicated wife of 64 years and mother.  She was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church. Thelma and Jerry were active for 40 years in World Wide Marriage Encounter and Pre-Marriage Program Advisors.

Surviving are her daughters, Beverly Swanson of N. Ft. Myers, FL and Barbara Cerni of Tallahassee, FL; her sons, Steven Ball of Frederick, MD and Scott Ball of Rock Hill, SC; her sister-in-law, Patricia Gwynne Keen of Glasgow KY; nephews, Peter Gwynne of Wilton, CT and Patrick Gwynne of Stow, MA.; and her grandchildren, Andrew, Erin, Katie, Jeffrey, Kendra and Austin.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mrs. Ball’s name to Hospice & Community Care, PO Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

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