Funeral services for Mr. Billy W. Ballard, 69, of Denver, Colorado, were held on March 27, 1000 at the Applewood Baptist Church in Denver.  Calvin Wittman and Duffy Deardorff officiated.  Burial followed in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Ballard was born in Bedias, Texas on September 19, 1930 and passed away on March 22, 2000 in Denver, Colorado.  Mr. Ballard and Mary, his wife of 44 years had been residents of Denver since 1970 having moved from Freeport, where he worked for Dow Chemical Company for 15 years.

Surviving relatives include his wife, Mary Edgin Ballard of Denver, Colorado; son, Carl Ballard and wife, Amy of Denver, Colorado; daughters, Terry Baker and husband, Mike of Plano, Gwen Kuntz and husband, Bob of Denver, Colorado; brothers, Lloyd Ballard and wife, Elenora of New Braunfels, G. W. Ballard and wife, Iris of Madisonville, Durwood Ballard of Houston, Ples Ballard and wife, Joyce of Katy, four grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.