Karen Sue Ball of Kenova

Karen Sue Ball, 61, of Kenova, WV, went to be with the Lord Sunday, April 10, 2011 at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Friday, April 15, 2011 at Sunshine Freewill Baptist Church in Huntington by Pastor Grover Jackson, Jr. Burial will follow at Community Memorial Gardens, Wayne, WV. She was born February 20, 1950 in Huntington, WV, a daughter of Joseph Schafer and wife, Marcetis and the late Mary Sperry Schafer. Karen was a homemaker and attended the Finley Chapel in Proctorville, OH. Survivors include her loving husband, Shirley Ball, Jr.; a daughter, Kim Fortner and husband, Jody of Lavalette, WV; a grandson, Isaac Fortner; three brothers, Keith Schafer of Huntington, WV, Kyle Schafer and wife, Pam of Charleston, WV; Kevin Schafer and wife, Michelle of Charleston, WV. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Thursday at Sunshine Freewill Baptist Church on James River Road in Huntington. Morris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.