BALL, Gail Ruth. Will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend went peacefully, surrounded by her family, to meet her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 19, 2021, at the age of 67.
Gail was born on May 4, 1954 to Frederick G. Polk and Minnie R. (Polk) Kumm, in Dayton, Ohio.
She was the oldest of her siblings raised by her mother and loving stepfather, Myron J. Kumm. She graduated, with the class of 1972, from Fairborn Baker High School. While at Fairborn Baker High School she was a member of the A cappella Choir and the Choraliers. Shortly, after high school she married David Ball, in June 1972.
She retired from Civil Engineering Division of Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, as a Certified Arborist.
Gail loved gardening and spending time with her grandchildren
Gail is survived by her husband, of 49 years, David Ball; daughters, Andrea Ruth Alie Schuck (John) and Emily Amanda Cook.; four grandchildren, Nicholas L. Schuck, Gabriel D. Schuck, Addison R. Schuck, and Lucas W. Cook.
She is survived by her mother, Minnie R. Kumm, sisters, Susan K. (Kumm) Murray, Nancy Jo (Kumm) Clark and brother, Matthew J. Kumm (Suki); nieces Jessica Murray, Holly Clark, and nephews Zachary Clark, Andrew Murray and Caleb Kumm, along with four great nephews and one great niece.
She is preceded in death by her father, Frederick Polk, step father, Myron Kumm, and brother, Michael J. Kumm.
Family and friends can say final goodbyes on Friday October 22, 2021 at Fairborn Free Will Baptist Church, located at 16 Edna Ave, Fairborn, Ohio. There will be a viewing from 11:00 am until the time of service at 12 Noon. The burial will follow at Byron Cemetery, 3256 Trebein Road, Fairborn, Ohio. The Brough Funeral Home in Miamisburg, Ohio is serving the family. For on-line condolences please visit: www.broughfuneral.com
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