Christina Elene Ballow

JULY 7, 1947 – NOVEMBER 15, 2022


Christina Elene Ballow of Nacogdoches passed away November 15, 2022, in Nacogdoches at the age of 75. She was born July 7, 1947, in Hondo, Texas to parents Vincent Louis and Mildred Elene Bienek.

Christina was a hard-working housewife and a caregiver to many friends. She was always the first to show up for her friends and the last to leave. She enjoyed helping people and hanging out with her sisters, Debbie and Jeannie. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, Women’s Auxiliary, and the Appleby Fire Department.

Mrs. Ballow was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Carlton Ballow.

She is survived by her children, Sid Ballow and wife Dicia, James Ballow and wife Karen, Crissy Williams and husband Junior, and Jesse Ballow and fiance Lauri; grandchildren, Sidra, Rita, Lance, Carrie, Angie, Steven, Blake, Colton, Christina, Haleigh, Jake, Kolby, Kelsey, Corbin, Mason, Rylan, and Bryson; and many great-grandchildren.

Friends and family are invited to a visitation beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Home. Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home officiated by Bro. John McGuire. Christina will be laid to rest in Holly Springs Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be Dillon Ballow, Joshua Smith, Thomas McGuire, Colton Ballow, Kolby Goff, Justin Jordan, Corbin Drury, and Mason Drury.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors.