2012-05-03 / Obituaries

Ballinger

Robert Anthony Ballinger Jr., 26, of Mt. Vernon died April 27, 2012 at Springhill Memorial Hospital in Mobile.

He was born Nov. 11,

1985 in

Thomasville. He was a veteran of the Iraq War.

Survivors include his wife, Jillian Weaver Ballinger, Mt. Vernon; one daughter, Shandi Ballinger, Mt. Vernon; mother, Marty Lynn, Thomasville; father, Robert Anthony Ballinger, Demopolis; two brothers, Cody Ballinger, Demopolis, Travis Lynn, Auburn; one sister, Marleigh Lynn, Thomasville; two grandfathers, William B. Parten, Myrtlewood, David Ballinger, Camden; grandmother, Alice Parten, Mobile.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Willie Long.

The service was May 1 at 11 a.m. at Pineview Baptist Church. Burial with military honors was at the Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Thomasville.

Active pallbearers were Doug Parten, Sim Luker, Jimmy Phillips, Caleb Morgan, Michael Wilkerson, Jamie Jones, James Vassel and Andy Wiggins.

Honorary pallbearers were Billy Parten Jr., Darby Weaver, Brad McKinley, Chris Wiggins, Travis Lynn and Cody Ballinger.

Memorials may be made to www.giftfromwithin.org.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

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