Elizabeth Ann (Ballew) Singleton
of Frost, Navarro County, Texas


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Miss Elizabeth Ann Ballew, daughter of Mrs. Edna Ballew, of Frost, was selected DA good citizen of Frost High School.

Elizabeth, a senior, is cheerleader, a member of FHA, member of the Action Council, a class officer and class favorite.  She plays on the basketball and tennis teams and participates in interscholastic league and one act play. 

She is a member of the Frost Baptist Church where she sings in the Youth Choir and often sings specials.

Elizabeth was chosen from three other nominees which the Senior Class elected.

They were Mary Ann Wallace, Linda Hollingsworth and Darla Vest.  The faculty chose Elizabeth, and Darla as runner-up.

Elizabeth was chosen because of her citizenship, dependability, service ability, and patriotism.  She will be sent a questionnaire to compete for district.



  • Elizabeth Ann Ballew is the daughter of Robert Lee Ballew (1902 - 1955) & Edna Elizabeth (Butler) Ballew (1916 - 2002).  She has two siblings, Leah Nannette (Ballew) Greenup and Robert Lynn Ballew.
  • She was a graduate of Frost High School, Class of 1960
  • Elizabeth married John B. Singleton on May 29, 1971 in Navarro County, Texas
  • Submitted by Anne Walton Wilson


In the candlelit sanctuary of Frost Baptist Church Miss Elizabeth Ann Ballew was married to Mr. Johnny B. Singleton, Saturday, May 29, at 8 o'clock in double right rites read by Rev. Walter Goodnight, Jr. of Waco.

Parents of the couple are Mrs. Robert Lee Ballew & Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Singleton of Eureka.

Organist was Miss Ellen Baxter of Kerens & James Samuel Choate of Corsicana was vocalist.

Mrs. Wayne Greenup of Houston was her sister's matron of honor. Bride's maids were Misses Nedra Hohenberger, Cheryl Dunagan & Darla Vest.

Robert Singleton of Farmers ranch was best man for his brother.  Groomsmen were Nelson Galloway of Corsicana, Bobby Toland of Eureka & Wayne Greenup of Houston.  Candle lighters & ushers were Ronald Brown, Joe Brooks & Roy Green.

Given in marriage by her brother, Robert L. Ballew of Houston, the bride wore a formal white silk organza over crepe gown designed & fashioned by Mrs. Greenup.

The Empire bodice was of Galoon lace with Juliette sleeves of the organza & accented with the re-embroidered lace.  The 3-tier veil of bridal illusion was on a band of the lace.

The bride's jewelry, a gift  from the groom, was a single strand of pearls & pearl & diamond earclips.

The attendants formal length dresses of spring pastel dotted Swiss were accented with -re-embroidered lace daisies.  Their headpieces were matching bows with tiny veils.

For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Ballew wore a pastel blue crepe dress with a full length sleeveless coat of linen & matching accessories.  Mrs. Singleton's dress was of pink knit with pink accessories.

At the reception in Fellowship Hall Mrs. Walter Goodnight registered guests.  Serving the bride's cake were Mrs. Bobby Toland & Mrs. Helen Price, sister of the groom.  Serving punch were Mrs. Robert Singleton & Mrs. Nelson, sister of the groom.  Mrs. Robert Ballew dispensed china & silver.

Nieces of the bride & groom, Lee Ann Greenup & Donna Galloway passed rice bags.

For a honeymoon in Arkansas the bride wore a yellow travel dress & carried her bridal bouquet.

The bride is a 1960 graduate of Frost High & received an associate degree from Nav. Jr. College where she was in the Concert Choir, BSU, Los Amigos & the Executive Council

The groom who has taught in Frost for 2 years is a graduate of Mildred High School, NJC & Sam Houston State University.

The couple will live in Frost for the Summer.


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