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Obituary for Freda Ashworth
Freda Ashworth, age 87, of Paris, IL, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 24, 2018. Freda was born July 23, 1931 in Casey, IL, to John and LuBelle Johnson. She married Everett Ballard, he preceded her in death in 1998. She later married James Ashworth, who preceded her in death in 2014. Freda attended Paris Southern Baptist Church, and she enjoyed quilting, going to flea markets, and cooking. Freda was preceded in death by her parents, her two husbands, four sisters, four brothers, one son: Timothy Ballard, and one great-granddaughter. She is survived by three children: William (Janie) Ballard of Georgetown, IL, Roger (Edith) Ballard of Brocton, IL, and David Ballard of Paris, IL; one brother: Dennis Johnson of Paris, IL; three sisters: Ruby Pinnell of Mt. Zion, IL, Annie Walsh of Paris, IL, and Mary Roberts of Mattoon, IL; ten grandchildren, and twenty-eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 30, at 12:00 p.m. at Krabel Funeral Home in Chrisman, IL. Pastor Joe Hanley will be officiating. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service, beginning at 11:00 a.m.