Ball, Jacqueline Ann

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Jacqueline Ball

Jacqueline Ann Ball, a long-time resident of Mirror, Alta. passed away on Jan. 10, 2024 at Points West Living in Stettler, Alta. at the age of 92.

Jackie was born on Sept. 14, 1931 in Edmonton, Alta. She was the eldest daughter of Duncan and Eva Mellick.

Jackie grew up in Tees, Alta. with her siblings Ross, Jean and Ted.

Jackie married Donald Ball in the Tees United Church on July 3, 1951. They then settled in Mirror where Don worked for CN Railroad.

Jackie was a strong industrious wife and mother. She built the fires to heat their small homes and keep family life running smoothly, as Don was often away on the train.

Don and Jackie had two sons: Tim (Tannis) born in 1954; and Jack (Brenda) born in 1957.

They had many wonderful friends and family in the community. Her door was always open for coffee and some of her wonderful baking. Jackie always had a birthday celebration for each of her family.

Her biggest enjoyment in life came from her family.

She will be lovingly remembered by all who knew her.

Jackie was predeceased by her husband Don; her mother and father, Eva and Duncan Mellick; and by her brother Ross Mellick, and her sisters Ruthie Mellick and Jean Hunter.

A private service will be held at a later date. Please see for the full obituary.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choosing.

Condolences to Jackie’s family may be emailed to Please indicate “Ball” in the subject line.

Arrangements in care of Meaningful Memorials Funeral Services, Red Deer, 587-876-4944.

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