Dorsey Mae Ballinger

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Dorsey Mae Ballinger


Services for Dorsey Mae Ballinger, 77, of Haslet, were held Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton. She passed away Oct. 3, 2017, at her home.


She was born May 7, 1940, in Wright City, Okla. to Mable Frances Fox. She grew up in Idabel and moved to Dallas at a young age. She raised her children in Dallas before moving to Kaufman.


She enjoyed working in her garden and working as a vendor at First Monday Trade Days. She is preceded in death by her mother, and husband, J.W. Matthews.


She is survived by her sons, John Ballinger and wife, Elizabeth, David Ballinger and wife, Claudia, and Troy Ballinger; daughters, Mary Louise Ballinger, Linda and husband, Terry McKinney, Lynn and husband, Bob Griffin, Jackie and husband, Bill Willoughby; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and sister, Marie Smithers.