Barbara was escorted to her eternal home and rest on the morning of March 15, 2021. Her escort was sent from the WORD, Isaiah 41:13. The peacefulness of her passing provided us a comforting assurance.
Barbara was the loving wife of Jim Wilder for the past 48½ years. Mother of Richard M. Ballard, Jr.; Jerry C. Ballard (deceased); Charles R. Ballard, Sr.
Sisters/Brother-in-law to Diane Wilder, Verna and Charles Mayberry, and Debbie Goode.
She also has 1 grandson; and 1 great-grand daughter; many nieces & nephews.
Barb leaves behind her best friend Patty, who she assisted cooking meals in the church kitchen, cooking/catering special events for several other churches. Travelling around to many yard sales & fellowship with others. The last couple years chatting on the phone daily with until her passing.
By the grace of God, Barbara was an Ovarian Cancer Survivor (with no chemo-therapy or radiation follow-up). 27 years cancer free.
The love you gave me over the past 48½ years I could never return. Rest in peace my darling wife, rejoice, sing praises with our family and friends that are with you in the presence of our LORD.
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