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Deborah Ball

Deborah Ball, age 58, Walnut Shade, Missouri

Deborah Ball of Walnut Shade passed to her heavenly home August 14, 2023.  Debbie was born October 1, 1964 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Herb Cox and Judi Winner.


Debbie attended high school in Flagstaff, Arizona. She married Bill Ball on October 6, 1985 in Norman, Oklahoma. Debbie attended Rhema Bible Training Center and became an ordained minister. She also attended Kirkwood Community College where she obtained a degree in nursing. She worked as a nurse for 10 years, retiring from Cox Health Branson.

Debbie and Bill had their son Aaron Ball along with Jermaine Partee. Debbie had a passion for missions and traveled to Niger twice with Life Christian Center. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family, caring for her beloved dogs Bella and Howie, and will always be remembered for her vibrant, loving spirit.

She is preceded in her passing by her stepfather Art Winner, stepmother Trish Cox, and her sister and best friend, Barbie Nicolle.

Left to cherish Debbie’s memory and life are her husband Bill Ball; two sons and daughter-in-law, Aaron and wife Sarah Ball, and Jermaine Partee; father Herb Cox, mother Judi Winner; and her two brothers Todd Cox and wife Stella, Matt Cox and wife Lezli.

Services will take place at the Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home and Crematory in Branson on Thursday, August 17, at 11:00 A.M.  Memorials in lieu of flowers can be made out to Life Christian Center/ Niger Mission, 2193 State Hwy F, Branson, MO. 65616



Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home and Crematory

1638 East State Highway 76

Branson, Missouri 65616

Telephone – 417-334-3670

Fax – 417-336-3670


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