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Marlene Ann “Marty” Ball

January 23, 1944 — June 26, 2023


Marlene "Marty" Ann Ball
January 23rd, 1944 - June 26th, 2023

Our family is deeply saddened to announce the the death of our mother.  Marlene "Marty" Ann Ball. Marty left us on June 26th, 2023 at 79 years old. She was born to Rita and Wallace Ellsworth of Delta, Colorado on January 23rd, 1944.

She graduated from Delta High School in 1962 where she was known as a talented Spirit Squad baton twirler. Marty spent the majority of her adult life employed in Delta and was a well-known figure in the community. She was an expert Gardener, there was not a flower or plant she could not grow. She often spent countless hours with her grandchildren teaching them about planting and gardening. She won multiple county fair competition ribbons with her granddaughter Taylor for her Dinner-Plate-Dahlias.   You could also often find her by a lake fishing with her children and grandchildren. Marty was well known for never treating people as a stanger and spent her entire life offering help to anyone in need such a place to stay, a hot meal or simply a cup of coffee and a hug.  She operated a daycare for years and took pride in the help of raising hundreds of Delta children. She had a wide circle of friends and loved ones and will be sorely missed.

Marty is survided by four children: Jerry White (Mary), Stepdaughter Amy Price,  Gene White (Krystin), Rodney Ball and Shannon Sinks (Gale). Twelve grandchildren:  Brandon, Cory, Candace, Gene Austin, Dakota, Jaxx, Jade, Blaine, Taylor, Logan, Shauntae, Lealand and fourteen greatgrandchildren and her beloved dog BamBam.

Marty was preceded in death by her mother Rita, father Wallace, brother Gail and stepfather Jack Iler. 

At her request, Marty will be cremated. A memorial service will commence on Friday, July 7th at 10:00 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home in Delta followed by a burial at Cory Cemetery.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Marlene Ann “Marty” Ball, please visit our flower store.

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Friday, July 7, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Mountain time)

Taylor Funeral Service Chapel

682 1725 Rd, Delta, CO 81416

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