Nellie Ballard 76 of Clay City passed away at the Stanton Nursing and Rehab. She was born February 18, 1943 in Clay City to Willie and Violet Goodwin. She is survived by three sons Linville Ballard of Lexington, Fred Ballard of Winchester, Garland Ballard of Winchester, five daughters Bonnie Hacker and Kevin of Lexington, Callie Ballard of Winchester, Christina Ballard of Clay City, Linda Ballard of Georgetown, Martha Chandler of Georgetown, thirteen grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, three brothers Robert Goodwin of Stanton, Roger Goodwin of Oklahoma, William Goodwin of Clay City and four sisters Julia Puckett of Clay City, Bessie Tipton of Ohio, Norma Conner of Clay City and Allie Goodwin. She was preceded in death by her husband William Ballard, her parents Willie and Violet Goodwin, a son Clifford Ballard and two brothers Floyd and Frank Goodwin. Funeral services will be held 12 PM Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the Grayson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Kim Rose officiating. Friends may visit Wednesday from 10 am till time of the service. Burial will follow in the Gray Cemetery in Estill County. Grayson Funeral Home is in charge of services.