Graveside services for Dorothy Jewell Ball were held Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at 3 p.m. from Chamberlain Cemetery in Kemper County with Rev. David Richardson officiating.  McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Ball, 78, of Meridian, died Monday, April 17, 2018, at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian.

She was a native of Kemper County and a resident of Meridian for the past several years.

Survivors include son, Greg Ball of Meridian; sisters, Hazel Burch of Preston, Roma Andreacchio of Lauderdale, Charlotte McLaurin of Lauderdale, Glenda Mercurio of Wellington, FL, Dianne Robinson of Hickory, Opal Dunn of Purvis, Peble Clark of Melbourne, FL; and brother, Roy Robinson of DeKalb.

Mrs. Ball was preceded in death by husband, Laurel Daniel Ball; son, Gary Daniel Ball; parents, H. A.

and Thelma Robinson; sisters, Jean Vandevender, Lorriane Willoughby and Grace Chandler.