T. Ballance

Obituary of T. Elayne Ballance

T. Elayne Ballance



Age 91, our loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother AKA our “Earth Angel” was called home to be with her husband on July 23, 2018.  Born February 4, 1927 in Lansing, MI.  Elayne was a secretary for many years, working for several business and retired from the State of Michigan.  She enjoyed going to the casino and playing cards.  She loved spending time with her friends and family.  She always had a listening ear, and unconditional love to give, which we will all miss!

Surviving are her 2 daughters, Robin Slack, and Mary (Brian) Sales; son, Eric Ballance, Sr.; 5 grandchildren Joe (Jennie) Slack, Anna (Ryan) Staples, Rebecca Ballance, Eric Ballance, Jr. and Justin Sales; 4 great-grandchildren Taylor, Brayden, & Faith Staples, and James Slack; brother, Roger (Sharlean) Massman; and many other family members and friends.   Elayne was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Roderick Ballance.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Monday, July 30, in the Tiffany Funeral Home, 3232 W. Saginaw, Lansing.  Memorial Services will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, CORRECTED LOCATION at Tiffany Funeral Home, 3232 W. Saginaw, Lansing, MI with Rev. Sharon Ketchum officiating of the Unity Spiritual Center of Lansing.  Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.  Contributions in memory of Elayne may be made to Sparrow Home Hospice or Unity Spiritual Center.  Friends may visit the guest book at www.tiffanyfuneralhome.com