Carol Jo Gregg
November 18, 1927 ‒ May 11, 2016
Carol Jo Gregg, age 88 of Fredericktown, died Wednesday morning May 11, 2016 at her residence. Carol Jo was born November 18, 1927 in Miami, Florida to J. Kenneth Ballinger and Lucille (Carroll) Ballinger. Carol Jo graduated from Leon High School in Tallahassee, Florida and attended Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio where her parents attended. At Ohio Wesleyan University she met a returning World War Two, Navy veteran. In Tallahassee on October 9, 1948 she married the love of her life, Robert S Gregg and moved to Fredericktown, his home town.
Carol Jo was a homemaker and civic leader. As a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Fredericktown she was a church Elder, in the Women’s Association, a Youth Fellowship Leader and Sunday School Superintendent for 20 years. She served on the boards of the YMCA, Knox County Library, Knox County Symphony, The Station Break and Meals on Wheels. Carol Jo was a member of West Side Club in Fredericktown, Fredericktown Historical Society and a former member of the Mount Vernon Country Club. She served as Deputy Registrar in Fredericktown, was a substitute teacher, poll worker for the Board of Elections and Cub Scout Leader. She was also a member of the Delta Gamma Sorority.
Surviving are her husband of 67 years Robert S Gregg, their children James “Skip” Gregg of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Susan (Richard) Cunningham of Fredericktown, Martha (Charles) Welker of Dallas, Texas and Bruce (Colleen) Gregg of Fredericktown; 11 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister Margaret Ann McCain.
Friends may call Saturday May 14, 2016 from 11AM to 12 noon at the First Presbyterian Church, 17 South Main Street, Fredericktown, Ohio 43019, where funeral services will follow at noon, with Pastor Christine Burns officiating. Burial will follow at Quaker Cemetery near Fredericktown. Following the burial, lunch will be served in the church fellowship hall.
Those who desire may make memorial contributions to the First Presbyterian Church, 17 South Main Street, Fredericktown, Ohio 43019.
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