SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct, 1, 2018, (Gephardt Daily) — Barbara Bowen Ballard, wife of President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the LDS Church’s Quorum of the Twelve Apostles has died.
The Church announced Ballard’s death in a statement released Monday morning.
“It’s with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Barbara Bowen Ballard, wife of President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “Sister Ballard passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, on October 1, 2018. She was 86 years old. She faced a long battle with myriad health issues, including Alzheimer’s, with her characteristic grace and sense of humor.”
A public viewing will be held on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at noon at the Monument Park Stake Center, 1320 S. Wasatch Dr., Salt Lake City from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at the same location Monday, Oct. 8 at noon.