Agnes W. Ballantyne, 94 of Gillespie, died in Lewisville, Texas on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at 9:19 a.m. She was born on August 27, 1924, in Saltcoats, Scotland to the late Francie and Susan Conn.
In 1948, she immigrated to America and in 1950, married Bill Ballantyne. He preceded her in death in 2009.
Agnes is survived by her son, Bill (Lynn) Ballantyne of O’Fallon, Missouri; daughter, Susan (Larry) Syfert of Lewisville, Texas; grandsons, David (Erica) Ballantyne, Alex (fiancée, Shelby Arnold) Syfert, and Jonathan (Megan) Syfert; granddaughter, Lauren (Matthew) Dugan; three great grandchildren, Jacob and Claire Agnes Ballantyne and Samuel Dugan; brother, David Conn of Kilwinning, Scotland; and many nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Visitation services will be held on Sunday, March 10, 2019, from 12 to 1 p.m. at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie followed by a memorial service at the funeral home. Inurnment will be at Gillespie Cemetery, Gillespie. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation in Agnes’ memory to Shriners Hospital for Children St. Louis, lovetotherescue.org. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of arrangements.