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Ershal Beth Ball

Ershal “Beth” Elizabeth Ball McAndrews, age 47, left this world on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at her home in Logan, Iowa following her long battle with an aneurysm. She was born to Ershal “Shelly” Arnold and Fred S. Ball, III on March 13, 1964 in Lawton, Oklahoma. After attending Doan College in Crete, Nebraska she switched to the University of Nebraska and graduated from NU in 1996 with a B. S. in Human Resources and Family Relations. While attending college, Ershal Beth worked at Kinko Copies, where she became Assistant Manager. She was a caregiver for her maternal grandparents and married Jerry Sherwood. Ershal Beth lived previously when she was growing up in Dodge City, Harlan and Oakland, Iowa where she graduated from High School. She had two daughters, Martha Katherine and Shelly Pearl. She met Tom McAndrews seven years ago, and they all moved to Logan. Ershal Beth enjoyed decorating her homes for the Holiday’s, especially Christmas. She had been a Mary-Kay representative, and was a great cook. She was a good wife, mother, friend and neighbor. We all loved her and will miss her sparkle, her caring way, her sense of humor and her storytelling. Ershal Beth is survived by her daughters: Martha Katherine and Shelly Pearl and fiancée Tom McAndrews all of Logan, Iowa; father: Fred S. Ball, III of Norman, Oklahoma; half-brother: Sam Ball of Dallas, Texas; step-parents: Bill and Cheryl Wagner of Oakland, Iowa; step-children: Amy McAndrews and fiancée Ricky Poole, Phil McAndrews; step-grandchildren: Payton, Blake and Thomas; step-brothers and sisters: Billie Wagner, Ronald Wagner, Vicki Wagner. Ershal Beth was preceded in death by her son Braxton, mother Ershal “Shelly” Wagner, half-sister Janna Lee Ball, step-mother Gayle Ball, paternal grandparents Major Fred and Ola Mae Ball, Jr. maternal grandparent Mr. & Mrs Fred and Betty Arnold. Visitation with the family will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday at the Logan Memorial Chapel in Logan, Iowa. In Loving Memory Of Ershal “Beth” Elizabeth Ball McAndrews Born March 13, 1964 Lawton, Oklahoma Entered Into Rest November 10, 2011 Logan, Iowa Services 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Logan Memorial Chapel – Logan, Iowa Officiating Pastor Ron Riley Taped Selections “Tears In Heaven” “How Can I Help You Say Goodbye” May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind always be at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, and rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, May God hold you in the palm of His hand.

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