Mary Amanda Bomberger Ballard, 98, went home to be with the Lord on March 21, 2012. Mary was a graduate of the Nyack Missionary Training Institute and a long time member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Wellsville, NY, where she served as Sunday School Superintendent, Vacation Bible School teacher, and hospitality hostess. In 1935, she married Clayton Arthur Ballard ('35) who predeceased her on November 29, 1958. Mary and Clayton had two daughters, six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild.
Mary loved being with her familyand making wonderful meals for family and visitors. She enjoyed history and keeping up with current events, was an avid reader, and enjoyed sewing, decoupage, and tole painting. She was quick to help others in need and loved serving her Lord Jesus in any way she could.