50 year old Johnny Ray Ball of the Pea Ridge Community died Tuesday at his residence. He was an automotive welder. A graveside service will be held Friday at 10:00 a.m. at the Banks Cemetery. Michael Hale will officiate. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Robert Marshall Ball and Letha Saddler Phelps. Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Ball of Michigan. Four children, Johnny Wayne Ball of Liberty, and Jennifer Marie Ball, Sue Ellen Ball, and Jessie Lynn Ball all of Michigan. Grandchildren, Kaiden Frances Ball, Austin Gabriel Cloven, and Olivia Amber Marie Murphy, and an aunt, Pauline Fish of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. No public visitation will be held.