Ball, Sara “Sally” Granger
age 63, of St. Peters, Missouri, has reached her eternal rest on November 16, 2016. Sally was the loving wife of Ron for 39 years and devoted mother of Drury “Dru” (Erin), Little Elm, TX and Marion Ball, St. Peters. She was the grandmother to Violet and August Ball (Little Elm, TX) and Odessa Mae “Dessie” and Mirabelle Ball, St. Peters. She is survived by her sisters Theresa “Terry” (Tony) Starnes of Charlotte, NC and Barbara Frisbee (John Cadman) of Santa Ana, California, her sisters and brothers-in-law Janet (Paul) Kalicak, Ty Ball, Gean (Katie)Ball (deceased), Lauren (Mike) Smith, Marsha (Ed deceased) Fickenscher, Carol (Bill) Wohldmann, and Bryan (Mary) Ball along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Sally was born on March 2, 1953, in Charlotte, North Carolina, to Robert J. and Sara L. Granger. Being the third daughter of a McDonnell Douglas/Boeing employee, Sally’s family also lived in Florida, California, and settled in St. Louis where she attended Parkway West High School. Sally received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri until she and Ron started their family. After raising her wonderful children, Sally earned her Master’s degree in education from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. She taught in the Ferguson/Florissant School District for a number of years.
Sally was an active member of New Covenant Church for many years. Through her love of photography, Sally left a legacy of albums to her family by documenting family growth, vacations, and special moments in their lives. She had a strong affection for dogs, the first being “Deputy Dog” and most recent Mavis and Andy . Through the years Sally never lost interest in “Andy of Mayberry”, Dorothy from “The Wizard of Oz”, and Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, November 20, at 4:30 – 6:00 at New Covenant Church
1401 Timberlake Manor Parkway, Chesterfield, Missouri, 63017. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Help St. Louis, 9709 Dielman Rock Island Drive, St. Louis, MO 63132.
Date: Sunday, November 20, 2016
Time: 4:30 pm -