Eliza Ballard

Charleston, WV

Eliza Ballard

Eliza G. Ballard, of Loudendale, passed away Wednesday November 4, 2020 at CAMC Memorial Hospital after a long illness.

She was born on September 17, 1954 in Stevens Point, WI, daughter of the late Elrozma and Elvera Garza. She is also preceded in death by her son Leonard Newfrey“Peanut”,  Betro, Jr. 2 brothers and a sister.

Eliza is survived by her loving husband, Michael Jay Ballard; “Aunt Nannie”, Nancy Pennington;

Daughter, Patsy and Johnny Johnson, 2 sons, Keith and Melissa, 4 kids, Jeremiah, Joshua, Julia Laloni Betro, Johnathan Amanda, 4 kids Jonathan Jr. , Kendall, Kimberly, Leah “my little burrito.

Daughter, Anne and David Hedrick, children, granddaughter, Savannha and Matt Gresham, great grandchildren, Kelleigh Gresham, Jeremiah Gresham, Wyatt Gresham, Lora Gresham, Issac “Bucka” Gresham; grandchildren TJ Hedrick his girlfriend Jessica West; great grandchildren, Tanner Queen, Damian West, McKinnly Plummer, Omrie West and Thomas David “Tommy” Hedrick III; grandchild, William Hedrick and girlfriend, Jenna Ewing, and great grandson, Kaysen Allen Hedrick; granddaughter Shelby Hedrick, great grandchild, Eli Hedrick, Ile Hedrick and Owen Hedrick.

Daughter Bobbyjo Betro, boyfriend Anthony Casto and her five children, Nicole Betro; great grandchildren, Stella Betro, Grayson Childers, Teagan Martin; granddaughter, Tiffany Holstein Boggs with husband Justin Boggs.

Granddaughter Amanda Holstein Zack (Mandy Pooh) with husband Lee Zack; great grandchildren, Ashton, Aubrey, Leeland, Bristol & Isabella “Bella” Zack.

Grandson, Matthew Story with girlfriend Mackenzie McCallister; great grandchildren, Braxton Story and Grayson McCallister.

Grandson Samuel Betro with boyfriend Austin Songer.

A service to honor the life of Eliza will be held at 12:00 noon on Tuesday November 17, 2020 at the Loudendale Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Chuck Pennington officiating.  Interment will follow in Graceland Memorial Park, Charleston.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services.

Please follow all recommended guidelines from the Governor and local health department by practicing social distancing and wearing of masks for your safety and for the safety of others.

The family would like to express their sincere thanks for all of those that have made donation, brought food, and offered pray. +

Friends may share condolences at our website

Snodgrass Funeral Home is assisting the family with these arrangements.

1 reply
  1. diane childers says:

    I am so deeply sorry for your loss these are not very comforting words at a time like this my love and prays will be with you during this very difficult time in your lives with love diane abcde kamillya destyni nevaeh aubri


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  • Tuesday, November 17
  • 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Funeral Service

  • Tuesday, November 17
  • 12:00 Noon