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Hazel Cathy (Shortridge) Ball

May 20, 1934 ~ November 15, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Hazel Ball Obituary

Hazel Cathy Ball 89, of McConnelsville went to be with the Lord at 8:51 a.m. November 15, 2023 at Highland Oaks  Health Center in McConnelsville. She was born May 20, 1934 in Clintonville, W.Va. The daughter of the late Frelen Shortridge and Katherine Keiffer Shortridge. She was a member of the Malta United Methodist Church. She is survived by her children, Donna Rainer of Beverly, Lana Carol (Theo) Robinette  of McConnelsville, Patricia Myers of Blue Rock; grandchildren, Randy Montgomery, Patrick Myers, Areena Myers, Nikki Montgomery and John Hall; great grandchildren, Michael Rainer, Jaelynn Geiger, Jaedamae Geiger, Anthony Reed, Shaliah Howard, Chris Howard, Sean Reed, Damon Myers and Jaemarion Geiger; great great grandchildren, Mia and Luna Williams; sisters, Christine Hayden, Rosemary Howat, Jane Joy, Martha Phillips, Connie Shortridge, Janet Blankenship and Diane McKinley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Orville Ball; one sister, Jeanie Algeo; and brothers, Robert, Raymond, Daniel and Bill Shortridge; two sons in laws, Claude Rainer and Dale Myers; and a granddaughter, Polly Rainer.  Memorial services will be held at 1:00 P.M. December 1, 2023 at Malta Bible Church with Pastor Matt Workman officiating. Burial will take place in Pennsville Cemetery at a later date. Miller-Huck Funeral Home  in McConnelsville is entrusted with arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Shrivers Hospice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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