Patricia Lee (Allen) Ball was born February 15, 1943, in Birmingham, Alabama to John and Bernice (Prickett) Allen. Patricia practiced the Baptist beliefs and followed through with baptism at Oates Drive Baptist Church in Mesquite, Texas. Ms. Ball spent many years working as a Cafeteria Manager for Dallas Independent School District from which she retired in 2007. Nana loved her family and enjoyed nothing more in her spare time than spending time with her family.
Patricia is survived by her two children, Curtis Powell and wife Tina of Wills Point, Texas and Vicky Crocker and husband Mike of Kemp, Texas daughter in law Michele Powell. Grandchildren: Cory Powell of Kemp, Texas, Leah Sloan and husband Joseph of Gulf Breeze, Florida, Hope Powell and Scott Martin of Forney, Texas, Ashley Deboard and Jonathan, Brittany Updike and Chris Levy of Athens, Texas, Brianna Lawson and Bo of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Dylan Powell of North Richland Hills, Texas ; great grandchildren: Ethan, Emilee, Tristan, Ella, Jett, Peregrine, Breckyn, Brett and Willow; siblings: Brenda Brown and husband Mike of Remlap, Alabama, Carolyn Allen and Steve of Tarrant, Alabama, Eddie Allen of Kemp, Texas, Donna Childers of Tarrant, Alabama, Becky Price and husband David of Tarrant, Alabama; Aunt Billie Jo Russell; her fur baby Kitty Girl.
She is preceded in death by husbands, Donald C. Powell, and Gary L. Ball; children, Terry D. Powell, and Randy L. Powell; siblings: Peggy Woods, Roy Allen, and Jerry Allen.