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July 9, 2013

Mrs. Alice Frances Ball Noel

TAZEWELL, Va. — Mrs. Alice Frances Ball Noel, age 84, of Tazewell Va., passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital in Tazewell, Va.

Born February 15, 1929 in Tazewell County, Va., she was a daughter of the late Hugh Samuel Ball and Annie Clara Jackson Ball. Mrs. Ball enjoyed sewing, cooking, gardening and tending to her flower beds.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Ira Jack Noel;  two sisters, Katherine Ball and Jessie Ball; two brothers, June Ball and Sam Ball.

Survivors include two daughters, Susie Nowlin, who was one of her special caregivers, and husband, Darrell of Gratton, Va. and Debbie Jean Noel of the home; two sons, Tommy Douglas Noel and wife, Karen and Michael Jack Noel and wife, Dora, who was also one of her special caregivers, all of Richlands, Va.; five sisters, Louise Ball of St. Louis, Mo., Hazel Grecco of Baltimore, Md., Sue Harmon and Jean Ball both of Princeton, W.Va. and Nancy Ball of Kentucky; four brothers, Doug Ball and Curtis Ball both of Princeton, W.Va., George Ball and Floyd Ball both of St. Louis, Mo.; six grandchildren; one great grandchild; one great granddaughter, Alyssa Jordon Nowlin.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Peery & St.Clair Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, Va. with the Reverend Grady McGlothlin officiating. Burial will follow at Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Va. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral service on Wednesday.

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