US Army

Erma Jean (Slade) Ballagh

May 24, 1923 ~ September 17, 2021 (age 98)


Erma Jean Ballagh, age 98, of Rockledge, Florida, died Friday, September 17, 2021, at Ginny's Place Viera in Rockledge.

Mrs. Ballagh was born in Vienna to the late Samuel Slade and Gladys Davis Slade.  She attended Valdosta State College and later graduated from Emory University School of Nursing.  She served with honor in the United States Army Nurse Corps from 1945 to 1947.  In 1949, she married Weldon F. Ballagh.  She was a member of the Church at Viera in Melbourne.

Survivors include:
Kathy Terry of Melbourne, FL
Madelyn Orozco of Melbourne, FL

Son:  Weldon F. Ballagh, Jr. of Shelton, CT

Grandchildren:  8

Great Grandchildren:  12

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Weldon F. Ballagh and her siblings, Melba Slade Fair, Lucille Slade Lee and Sam Slade.

A private committal service for family only will be held on Saturday, September 25 in Vienna City Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Church at Viera, 9500 North Wickham Road, Melbourne, Florida 32940.

Island Cremations and Funeral Home of Merritt Island, Florida and Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Vienna have charge of arrangements.


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Vienna City Cemetery
Woodward Street
Vienna, GA 31092

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