Mr. James E. “Jim” Ballew, 89, of Newborn died April 14, 2011. He was born July 7, 1921 in White County GA to the late Sidney A. and Flonie Abernathy Ballew. Mr. Ballew was a longtime employee Dekalb County Government retiring after 25 years of service. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.
Mr. Ballew was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Laura C. Ballew and he is survived by his children; Zelma and Terry Martin of Lawrenceville, Avery Ballew of Lithonia and Dawn and Wesley Berg of Newborn. He is also survived by one Grandchild Casey Martin and two Great Grandchildren; Ryan and Laura Martin.
Funeral services for Mr. Ballew will be held at 2 o’clock Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Shiloh Baptist Church with Pastor Danny Sorrells officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Harwell Funeral Home from 6 PM until 8 PM Saturday, April 16, 2011. Harwell Funeral Home and Cremation Chapel, 2157 East Street SE, Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of arrangements. www.harwellfuneralhome.com