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George Daniel (Danny) Ballard, 70
George Daniel Ballard of McMinnville, died Thursday, September 15.

George Daniel (Danny) Ballard, 70, of McMinnville, died Thursday, Sept. 15, at Saint Thomas Mid-Town Hospital in Nashville.
He was born Aug. 7, 1946, in Covington, was a former employee of Carrier, a farmer, member of the Cattleman’s Association, and was a member of McMinnville First Baptist Church where he loved attending the men’s Monday night fellowship meeting. Mr. Ballard was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Woodrow and Helene Marie Richardson Ballard, and his brother Tommy Ballard.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanna Wynette Ballard; children Chad (Jenny) Ballard and Erin (Justin) Scott, all of McMinnville; grandchildren Joshua and Kasey Ballard and Caden, Ashlyn, and Kylan Brownyard, and two sisters, Carol Pharris of Lebanon, and Jeanette Fryar of Estill Springs. Many family members and friends also survive.
Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at McMinnville First Baptist Church. Rev. Bo Hendrix will officiate. Interment will follow at Shellsford Cemetery. On Sunday there will be no visitation at the funeral home as the family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Gideon Memorial Bible Program. Online condolences may be made at
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.