Pat Ballentine Sr
Funeral Date: 10/25/2008

Obituary:
Pat Ballentine Sr. age 69 of Warren, Ark. died Wednesday, October 22 2008 in Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. He was born May 6, 1939 in Cleveland County Arkansas, a son of the late Bill Ballentine and Martha Williams Ballentine. He was a life long car salesman, opened and operated Pat Ballentine Auto Sales for many decades, was a 32 degree Free and Accepted Mason and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Warren. He also loved to quail and squirrel hunt and on May 24, 1958 he married Mary Sue Bradley Ballentine and she passed away March 17, 2006. Also preceding him in death is a brother Mickey Dean Ballentine. He is survived by a son Pat Ballentine, Jr. and spouse Lori, Warren, Ark. 2 daughters, Sandy Gavin and spouse John , Warren, Ark. and Debbie Funderburg and spouse Randy, Warren, Ark. 3 grandchildren, Britni Funderburg, Conway, Ark.;, Dusty Funderburg, Warren, Ark., Weston Gavin, Warren, Ark. Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 25, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Dwayne Ashcraft and Rev. Randy Murphy officiating. Organist was Linda Barrett and soloists were Ann Parker and Linette Nay. Burial was in Moseley Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Van Cotham, Hardy McKinstry, Sonny Bethea, Marvin King, Butch Belin, Monty Balentine, Leland Bryant, Bobby Joe Clements. Honorary pallbearers were New Edinburg High School Class of 1958, Travis Beard, Paul Bray, Wayne Sanders, James Troy Goins, Raymond Wagnon, Harold Bryant, and Thomas Frazer. Memorialís preferred The Calvary Baptist Church, Sturgis and Arch Street, Warren Arkansas 71671.

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Name: Sandy Lonsberry
Message: Sandy, Debbie and Pat, I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. May God keep you in his arms during this time and bless all of you.

Name: Tammi Nowlin
Message: Dear Ballentine Family, I was so saddened to hear of the loss of Mr. Pat. Your family has always been so special to me, and to my own family. May God Bless each of you and give you great comfort during your time of sorrow. I will continue to keep each of you in my prayers. Tammi Hamilton Nowlin

Name: Tammy Anders-Benbrook
Message: Sandy, Debbie and Pat Jr, sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Eddie & Brenda Pope
Message: Sandi, Debbie & Pat Jr. We are so very sorry to hear about Mr. Pat, but we can Praise God just to know that he is now with his eternal Father and Ms. Mary Sue. You all are in our thoughts and prayers and if we can do anything to help you through this very difficult time do not hesitate to call on us. We love each of you.

Name: Sandra & Don Spraggins
Message: To: Sandy, Debbie, Pat Jr. and family. The next few days will be very hard so just know that you are ALL in our constant thoughts and prayers. You were blessed with two wonderful parents that loved and cherished their family so very much. Stay close as a family and you can make it through this difficult time. Love, Sandra & Don

Name: Jamie and Angela Wagnon
Message: May God comfort you and give you strength in this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Becky Quimby
Message: Sandy, Debbie and Pat, Jr, Whew, this is hard, but I believe that Mary Sue was right there when Mr. Pat went Home!! We are sad here, but I believe there is shouting in Heaven!For the last 11 years your whole family has treated me like I was one of the Ballentine clan. Mary Sue and Mr. Pat both made me feel like I was their 3rd daughter and I will never forget that!! Just know that I love each of you and I will continue to lift you and your families to the Lord in prayer during this most difficult time in your lives! Please talk to one another about your grief!! That will help the healing process! I love you all!!

Name: Robin & Roger Hairston
Message: Sandy, Debbie & Pat Jr. We are so sorry to hear about your dad, we loved him very much! You are all in our prayers and if there is anything we can do just call.

Name: Marshall Russell and Family
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Tazua Hamaker
Message: I am so sorry for your lost. You are in my thoughts and prayers. If you need anything please let me know.

Name: Janie Burks
Message: You are all in our thoughts & prayers.Love to all, Janie, Stacie & Dexter

Name: Scott & Ashley Doss
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Name: Bill & Judy Carter
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Ken & Lula Ellis
Message: We are so sorry for your loss. Pat was a good friend and a good person to deal with, always trying to help someone. He will be greatly missed by all. Our prayers are with all the family. Ken & Lula Ellis

Name: Mary Kathryn (Ross) Treglown
Message: Debbie, Sandy, and Pat Jr. - I am so very sorry to hear about your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.

Name: Barbie and Michael Meeks
Message: To the loved ones: Our thoughts and prayers are with you during your time of loss.

Name: Maylon Rice
Message: To all the Ballentine family: Every kid in Warren should have had the pleasure of buying a car from your dad. He was a real prince of a fellow.

Name: Kaylon Taylor
Message: Debbie, Randy, Britni & Dusty, We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Kevin, Kaylon, & Jimmy Don Taylor

Name: Ricky Green
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Pat was a great guy and I am proud to have known him!

Name: Billy & Tanya Waldrop
Message: Dear Family we are so sorry to hear about Mr. Pat, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: Debbie, Sandy, and Pat Jr., I can only imagine the loss you are feeling. You are in my prayers.

Name: Steven & Vicky Pipes
Message: Sandy....We are so sorry to hear about your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole family.

Name: Cindy Thompson
Message: Sandy, God be with you bless you and give you comfort. We miss them so much.

Name: French and Judy Wynne
Message: May it be of some comfort to know you are in the thoughts and prayers of your friends who love you dearly. Mary Sue and Pat were both very special people. It was always a joy to be around them.

Name: Renee Wolfe Hudock
Message: God be with and bless all of you during this sad and difficult time.... As our pastor says, Pat has left the land of the dying and has gone on to the land of the living ( even though we tend to think of it the other way around, we have got it wrong)..... Pat was always so nice to me and i loved to talk to him..... He loved people and was a very vivacious person.... God needed someone like him in heaven right now and i know he will see you all again one day.... I am Odell Wolfe's daughter....

Name: Joe Don & Karan Rogers
Message: Sandy, Debbie (Puff) and Pat Jr. Sorry to hear about your Dad. You are in our prayers..

Name: Peggy Hale
Message: Sandy & family - you are all in my thoughts & prayers. May God richly bless you.

Name: GEORGE DOGGETT
Message: SORRY TO HEAR THIS. YOUR FAMILY IS IN OUR PRAYERS

Name: Kristi Bradford Sarlo
Message: Sandy & Family I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Pat. He was a wonderful man. I will remember you in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Dale, Tanya, Hayden & Weston Smith
Message: We are so sad to hear about Mr. Pat. He was special and everyone loved him. Always so nice with a wonderful attitude. We are thinking and praying for you all.

Name: Kristin & Mark Weeks
Message: Pat, Lori and family, we are so sad to hear of your loss. Please know you are all in our prayers. With love,

Name: Jeff Sutherland
Message: We were so sorry to hear of Pat's passing. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Pat will be greatly missed by all that were fortunate enough to have shared in his life. May peace and comfort be with The entire Ballentine Family

Name: James Wright
Message: Sandi,Debbie & Pat Jr., My prayers will be with you each day as you go thru this difficult time of adjustment. Remember you can't say that you have lost him because you know where he is! He was a joy to know and visit with each time I had the priviledge. God will give you the strength that you need. Remember your friends are praying for you!!

Name: Norma Faye McCoy
Message: To say that Pat will be missed by family and friends is an understatement. He has touched many lives and we'll be forever grateful. God has promised to be of comfort during these difficult times and remember, He is faithful!! He truly cares for you!!

Name: Marlin & Donna Raines
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. If you need anything during this time of healing, just let us know.

Name: Jeff and Rhonda Williams
Message: We just wanted all of you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: CHIEF & VICKIE CURRY
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Name: Monica & Brandon Byrd
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Name: Susan Nicholson
Message: My heart goes out to you, you are in my thoughts and prayers, Love, Susan & Krystle

Name: Dr. Kajitani and Amy
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this time of sorrow.

Name: Karla Burnett
Message: Sandy,Debbie, PatJr. and all..You know I thought the world of your folks...they were so much like mine, I guess that's why I always felt at home with all of you. You are all like family to me. It's so hard to lose our parents, but be joyful that they are together again. Love you so much, Karla, Fred, Lisa, and Meridee ( the chirren)

Name: Corie McKinney
Message: Pat Jr., Lori, and Family, We are thinking of you during this difficult time. May the Lord comfort and guide you through this. We will be praying for your family and are here for anything you may need. Love always, Justin, Corie, & Diesel McKinney

Name: B.M. and Elizabeth Johnson, Daren and Lyn farner
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Bill@Rosemary MCDaniel S.r
Message: PatJr.and family sorry to hear about Mr.Pat he was a good person he was one of those that treated people the way he wanted to be treated.,He was One of a kind our pryer are with you all.

Name: Billy McDaniel, Jr
Message: Pat Jr. I am very sorry to hear about your loss. Mr. Pat was a one of a kind man that helped me in so many ways. I will never forget all the things he done for me and how good of a man he was. He will be missed. Billy Jr

Name: Rhonda Gorman
Message: Your in our thoughts and prayers. Rhonda, Mike, Ashton and Blake Gorman

Name: Tanya & Aj Johnson
Message: no words can help to heal the loss that you are feeling right now.Where would we be without the loving comfort of Jesus as he reaches down to lift us up and surround us with Friends and Family. When we feel that we cant take another step he gives us strength we never knew we had ..We all know that God definitely broke the Mold when he created Pat Sr. If they have cars on the streets of Gold you know he is going to sell Peter a car with pearly white walls and gold spoke rims..God bless and comfort you all!

Name: Robert & Julia Lephiew and Children
Message: We are thinking of you during this time of great loss.

Name: Tracy and Lory McClain and Family
Message: We are sorry for the loss of your dad. Just know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Joey and Cassidy Cathey
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We are truly sorry to hear of your loss.

Name: Randall ,Penny, Trent, and Christopher Vanderzwalm
Message: Sandy and Debbie, So Sorry to hear about your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Tony & Kim Cathey
Message: Sandy, Debbie & Pat Jr.Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time....We all loved Mr. Pat and will truly miss him.

Name: Terry "Adair" Hunter
Message: Pat, Jr., I am so sorry to hear about your dad. May the Lord comfort and guide you and your family through this difficult time. I will keep you in my prayers.

Name: Paul and Sandra Gatling
Message: Paul and I would like to express our sympathy as well as our regrets for missing the visitation and funeral. We have been on a long camping trip. We want you to know how much we thought of your DAD and how sorry we are for your loss. Sandra & Paul

Name: Elizabeth Regnier Sadler
Message: Sandy and Debbie, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Know that you will make it through this. My thoughts and prayers are with you.