Bettie Mallard

Bettie Joe Mallard (McGuire)

Sunday, July 18th, 1937 - Monday, August 10th, 2020
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Funeral services for Mrs. Bettie McGuire Mallard will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 17, 2020 in the Chapel of Gallagher Funeral Home, Ball, Louisiana, with Reverend Jeff White officiating. Interment will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Ball, Louisiana, under the direction of Gallagher Funeral Home and Crematory, Ball, Louisiana.

Mrs. Mallard, age 83, of Alexandria, Louisiana, entered eternal rest on Monday, August 10, 2020 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Mallard worked for the USDA, Forestry Service and retired after 30 years of service. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and taking pictures .Mrs. Mallard was an avid reader and was the self-appointed "First Caregiver" for each of her grandchildren when they were born. She was proudly named "Granny Day Care."

Mrs. Mallard was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis and Lonamae McGuire, a sister, JoAnn Turner and a brother, Curtis McGuire.

Mrs. Mallard is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, James Mallard; one son, David Mallard (Sheila); two daughters, Donna Tate and Terri Spinosa (Lucas); one sister, Sue Thornton (Ralph); three grandchildren, Gracie Tate, Lucia Spinosa and, Ally Spinosa; three step-grandchildren, Misty Kneeland (Chad), Dustin Britt and Abby Richmond (Justin) and four step great- grandchildren

Friends may visit on Monday, August 17, 2020 at Gallagher Funeral Home, Ball, LA from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 10:00 a.m.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, August 17th, 2020 | 9:30am - 10:00am
    Monday, August 17th, 2020 9:30am - 10:00am
    Gallagher Funeral Home
    3994 Monroe Hwy
    BALL, LA 71405
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  • Interment

    Forest Lawn Memorial Park
    4000 Monroe Hwy.
    BALL, LA 71405
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Travis Spinosa &Family

Posted at 09:44am
With our deepest Sympathy .
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Kathy and Luis Zamora

Posted at 01:05pm
In memory and honor of a wonderful life and women. Rest in peace Aunt Bettie. Our thoughts, love and condolences to Uncle Jimmy and the family.
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Posted at 12:40pm
I have never met a kinder more considerate, loving person. You were truly one of kind and will be dearly missed. With love, John Tate.
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Jennifer Hamilton

Posted at 04:12pm
To David Mallard from First National Title Company. We express our deepest sympathy to you and your family during your time of bereavement. Love you
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Posted at 01:34pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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