Jacob Ballentine

Monday, January 21, 2002

GRANITE CITY, Ill. -- Jacob P. Ballentine, 83, of Granite City died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002.

He was retired from the Terminal Railroad after 31 years. He served in the Army and was a member of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Jane Ryder; two sons, Frederick and Jack Ballentine; a daughter, Sharon Newcomer of Jackson, Mo.; two sisters, six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters.

Services were held in Granite City.