Glenda Fern Ballinger, age 86, of Celina Ohio passed away peacefully on Friday , March 27, 2020 at Celina Manor Nursing Home.


She was born on December 28, 1933 to her parents


Earl Dave and Nora Francis (Heady) Rife in Jasper County Illinois.


She was married to Robert Ballinger until his death on May 24, 1999. They had one son Jeffery Allen.


Glenda was a charter member of the Celina VFW Auxiliary Post, the Celina American Legion Auxiliary Post, the Celina Eagles and the Celina Moose Lodge.


She was an inspector for Ohio Decorative until her retirement in 1999.


Glenda is survived by son Jeffery Ballinger (wife Charlene) of Cincinnati Ohio


Brothers: Cloyce Rife (wife Norma) of Palm Bay Florida, Bill Rife (wife Norma) of Mesquite Nevada and John Rife of Newton Illinois.


Sisters: Karen Speckman of Celina Ohio and Patty Webster (husband David) of Newton Illinois.


Brother-in-law: Donald Antey of Belleville, Illinois, Several nieces, nephews and many friends.


She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers Loren Dale Rife, Ira J. (Bud) Rife, Stevie Micheal, Rife. Sister Sandra (Sandy) Antey and brother-in-law Keith Speckman.


Private graveside services were held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday , April 1, 2020 at the Mercer Gardens Cemetery in Celina with Rev. Richard Van Horn officiating.


Arrangements were in the care of Lehman-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina.