Billie Sue Ballentine of Byrant passed away Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009 at Baptist Health Medical Center. 

She was born Sept. 5, NYB to her late parents Johnny Hill and Betsy Irene Lynz in Little Rock.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Earl Ballentine of Bryant; one daughter, Terry Ballentine (A.J.) of Bismark; three brothers, Bud Hill (Anita) of Sherwood, James Hill (Annie) of Carlisle, Gene Hill (JoAnn) of Sardis; and a sister-in-law Susan Hill of Little Rock; eight grandchildren, Lynn Turner, Shay Moore, Jason Ballentine, Tiffany Ballentine, Alex Britt, Mattie Ballentine, Cody and Brandon Tipton; and six great-grandchildren. 

She is preceded in death by her parents and two sons, Earl "Bubba" Ballentine and Gary Dean Ballentine, and one brother, Johnny "Cot" Hill.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Griffin Leggett Forest Hill Funeral Home, 10200 Highway 5 North, Alexander, Ark. (501) 455-1067 with Brother John Winters officiating. 

Burial will follow at Meadowbrook Cemetery in Beebe.  

A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. today at the Funeral Home. 

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