Mary Louise Ballance, 86, of Vandalia and formerly of Carmi and Tuscon, Ariz., died at 8:41 a.m. on Sunday, April 5, 2009, in the SCU at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia.
Services will be held at a later date. Burial will be at a later date in Carmi. Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Ballance was born on Sept. 8, 1922, the daughter of John Henry and Eunice Moseley Stewart. She married Burton Richard Newman; he died in 1977. She married Glen Robert Ballance on May 3, 1982; he died on Feb. 28, 2008.