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Peggy Ann Ball

Peggy Ann Ball, 79, of St. Joseph Michigan, formerly of Bruin, PA passed away receiving her heavenly wings on March 21, 2023, with her loving family at her side.

Peggy was born in Butler, PA on February 23, 1944. She was the daughter of the late Orval “Pope” Roudebush and Erma Blystone Roudebush-Ace.

She is survived by her loving husband of 18 years, James A. Ball of St. Joseph, Michigan; her daughter and son-in-law, Deborah & Rev. Donald Parton of DeLand, FL, her son and daughter-in-law, Ronald Jr. and D’Lisa Pratt of Conroe, TX, her daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Gary Snyder of Louisville, KY; her stepson, Robert Ball of Eau Claire, MI, and stepdaughters, Sandy Ball of St. Joseph, MI and Deby Briley and stepson-in-law Dan, of Watervliet, MI; 12 grandchildren, 7 step-grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 10 step-great-grandchildren; a sister, Tanya Rumbaugh and her husband, Alvin, of Chicora, PA; a brother, Rev. OJ Roudebush of Butler PA, as well as a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Peggy attended church at Safe Harbor in Sodus, MI, where she was a bible teacher, senior care ministry director, and devotional leader.

She attended school at Karns City and graduated from Kittanning Beauty School. She later went on to be the director of The Stuart Florida Cosmetology School. Peggy also taught at the Vocational Cosmetology School in Stuart, Florida.

Peggy was a faithful wife, loving mother, proud Nana, mentor, mighty prayer warrior, encourager, devoted friend, generous giver, and anointed teacher. Peggy was strong in her faith and continued to believe in God for her healing during her recent sickness.

In addition to her parents, Peggy was preceded in death by her first husband of 41 years, Ronald S. Pratt Sr., and stepdaughter, Melinda Michaels of Eau Claire, MI.

A celebration of life service and a time of sharing special memories will be held at the Hile Funeral Home of Chicora, 339 Chicora Fenelton Road, Chicora, PA. from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 24, 2023. A funeral service will be held from the funeral home at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 25, 2023, with Pastor Derek Snyder, Peggy’s grandson, officiating. The interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Chicora.

Condolences may be sent by visiting

A memorial service will be held later at the Safe Harbor Church, 3552 S. Pipestone Rd., Sodus, Michigan 49126.

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