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Sara Ballard

July 30, 1952 — June 16, 2021

Sara Buckwalter Ballard, 68, of Colonial Heights, passed away on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.  Born in Richmond, Virginia on July 30, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Franklin S. and Sara Trout Buckwalter.  Mrs. Ballard was a retired Medication Technician at Petersburg General Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital.

She is survived by her husband, William Homer Ballard Jr.; sons, Jerry Franklin Ballard (Deborah) of Ohio and William Homer Ballard III of Colonial Heights; five grandchildren, Anna M. Ballard, Henry Ballard, Charlie Ballard, Zander Ballard and Olivia Ballard; and a sister, Mary B. Hratko of Florida.

A Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, June 26, 2021, in the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, Virginia 23834.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 254, Petersburg, Virginia 23804.    Condolences may be registered at .

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2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, VA 23834

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