The beginning of October stamps a memorable end for Sister Barbara Bowen Ballard at the age of 86.
According to LDS church news, Funeral services will be held Oct. 8 , at noon at the Monument Park Stake Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. A public viewing will be held on Oct. 7 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the same location.
Sister Ballard, wife to President M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, had many health issues, including Alzheimer’s disease.
Sister Ballard’s was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on Jan. 5, 1932. She and President Ballard married in August 1951. They have 7 children, 43 grandchildren and 90 great-grandchildren.