Mary Mudd Ballard

May 26, 1946 ~ June 21, 2021 (age 75)


Mary Mudd Ballard, 75, of Bardstown, passed away Monday June 21, 2021 surrounded by her family at her daughter’s home in Cox’s Creek.  She retired from American Greetings, enjoyed spending time with her family and loved to bowl.  She was also an avid Kentucky Wildcat fan, and a member of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Wardie Ballard; parents, Bill and Jewell Mudd; and eight siblings, Martha Dross, Brenda Downs, Jimmy, Michael, Mark, Jerry, Joe, and Anita Mudd.


She is survived by her two daughters, Cheryl (Joe) Osbourne and Ange (Andy) Hicks both of Cox’s Creek; granddaughter, Lauren (Daniel) Brussell of Lexington; six siblings, Linda Humphrey, Charles Mudd, David Mudd all of Bardstown, Jane Farnsworth of Clarksville, TN, Gleada Mudd of Louisville, and Becky Mudd of Bloomfield; and several nieces and nephews.


Her Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am Thursday June 24, 2021 at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, with burial in St. Gregory Cemetery.  Rev. Kien Nguyen will officiate.  Visitation will be 4 – 8 pm Wednesday June 23 and 9 – 10:15 am Thursday June 24 at Barlow Funeral Home.  A prayer service will be held Wednesday evening.


Memorial contributions may go to Hospice of Nelson County.

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June 23, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Barlow Funeral Home
2675 E. John Rowan Blvd.
Bardstown, KY 40004

Funeral Mass
June 24, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church (St. Gregory Cemetery)

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