John Sherman Ballengee Sr., 87, passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, in Brandon, Miss. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mr. Ballengee was born in Lillybrook, W.Va. He was a member of the Teamsters Local 992 in Hagerstown, Md., served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and was a truck driver for 42 years.
Mr. Ballengee is survived by his wife, Eleanor "Ellie" Ballengee; son, John (Joanne) Ballengee Jr., of Hagerstown; three daughters, Brenda Mills of Biloxi, Miss., Judith (Roger) Sirbaugh of Waynesboro, Pa., and Sandra (Danny) Dowd of Utica, N.Y.; one stepson, Blake (Anita) Haines of Plain City, Ohio; one stepdaughter, Luann (Billy) Moore of Florence, Miss.; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Online guestbook can be signed at www.chancellorfuneralhome.com.