Ball, Cherryl Ann

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October 9, 1956 - September 15, 2017

Ball, Cherryl Ann

Cherryl Ann Ball was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts on October 9th, 1956. She passed away at the age of 60, peacefully in her sleep at home in Frisco, Texas on Friday, September 15th, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents Wilbur Fiske Ball and Dorothy Graham Caserta, and also her step father Jerry Caserta. She is survived by her beloved husband Kirk Robert Wallbillich and by her children Graham Thomas Ball, Elizabeth Anne Wallbillich, her grandson Cameron Graham Ball, her siblings Susan Lynne Ball Lucas, Thomas William Ball,  David Michael Ball, her nieces and nephews Lisa Jasper, Rachel Ball, and Joshua Lucas. Cherryl will be deeply missed by numerous extended family members and friends.

Her father Wil was in the United States Coast Guard and her family had lived in many places including Haverhill, MA, New Bedford, MA, Hialeah, FL, Hollywood, FL, Glen Burnie, MD, Haverhill, MA and Algiers, LA, before moving to Gretna, LA where the family remained for several years. Cherryl graduated from L.W. Higgins High School in Marrero, LA in 1975. In 1992 she worked for Ochsner Health Plan where she met Kirk Wallbillich and they were married in Gretna, Louisiana in 1994. They moved to Dallas, TX where Cherryl worked for Mobil from 1993 until the early 2000s.

Cherryl is remembered by her friends and family as being fun to be around, independent, generous, and having a great sense of humor. She knew how to light up a room and always have a good time no matter where she was at. She was very passionate about the things that mattered most to her, was kind to everyone she met, and loved her family fiercely. She enjoyed traveling, scrapbooking and crafting, genealogy, watching her favorite tv shows, cooking family recipes with her children, and spending time with her grandson.

Cherryl’s viewing and visitation will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Aria Funeral Home, 19310 Preston Road Dallas, Texas 75252 followed by the funeral at 7:00 P.M.

Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the Arthritis Foundation at

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252

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Janice Amedee

October 10, 2017 2:31PM

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Cherryl. We went to L.W. Higgins together. She was such a sweet person. My condolences to her family.

Julie Aviragnet

September 22, 2017 11:43AM

Fly high my friend, onward to the next journey. You will be forever missed. 💘

Sydney Bruno

September 21, 2017 8:38PM

I knew Cheryl from L.W. Higgins High School. We rode the same school bus in Terrytown. We shared mutual friends, anand she was always a pleasure to be around. We reconnected on FB a few years ago and enjoyed catching up on our lives. Also, was able to see and talk to her the 40th L.W. Higgins / West Jefferson High School reunions. she will be missed. I know she'd been ill for a long time and was often in pain. Now she's in auch better place. Prayers and condolense's to her husband and family.💐🙏🏻

Pam Mclaughlin

September 21, 2017 8:36PM

So sorry to hear of cherryl's passing. Much too young. RIP cousin.😢

The Thuman Family

September 21, 2017 1:33PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with Kirk, Liz and Graham. Cheryl was a wonderful person and we were very lucky to have had her in our lives. She lit up a room when she entered, never met a stranger and always made you feel so special. She was a great friend and we will miss her dearly. May God Bless you and wrap is arms around you during this very difficult time and during the days ahead.

Patrice Taylor

September 19, 2017 10:38PM

I miss her. We rarely saw each other or talked, but we kept in contact via Facebook and I always knew she was there when I needed her. Like good friends do, when we did meet or talk, we picked right up as if no time had lapsed between visits. Now she is gone and the hole she left is big. Rest In Peace, Cherry with an "L" - now you don't hurt anymore!

Dan Jameson

September 19, 2017 8:05PM

Very sorry for your loss.