- Cullman, Alabama

April 24, 2013

David Washington Ballance

Moss-Service Funeral Home

CULLMAN — David Washington Ballance

Funeral services for David Washington Ballance, 101, formerly of Cullman, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Moss-Service Funeral Home Chapel, Pastor David Tubbs officiating, with interment in Cullman Memory Gardens.

Moss-Service Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Ballance passed away Monday, April 22, at Whitesburg Gardens in Huntsville. He was born Feb. 26, 1912, in Elizabeth City, N.C., to Cary S. and Leah Forbes Ballance. David attended St. John’s prior to his wife’s death in 2010.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife of 58 years, Martha Schmale Ballance.

Survivors include his son, David (Pat) Ballance Jr. of Harvest; a granddaughter, Kerri Ballance of Harvest; a brother, Gilbert S. Ballance of Charlotte, N.C.; a nephew, Maynard (Debbie) Schmale of Harvest; a grandniece, Erin Schmale of Harvest; and a host of other family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Good Sheppard UMC, 1418 Old Railroad Bed Road, Madison, AL 35757, for “New Futures” family shelter or any children’s charity of your choice.

The family will receive friends for a celebration of life from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

The family requests informal dress for all events this day.

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