|Nell Fern Ball as a sophomore at Richlands High|
School; photograph courtesy of Ancestry.com
In 1955 Fern's oldest daughter, Dana Jo Muir, was born. Fern married Bobby Joe Muir, who was in the U.S. Army, on 4 June 1957 in Lebanon, Virginia. During the course of their marriage they had three additional children.
On 18 February 2014, Nell's husband of 56 years died.
'Nell Fern Ball as a high school sophomore,' 1954 The Tornado, page 80
1940 US Federal Census, Census Place: Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia; Roll: T627_4298; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 93-22
US, Public Records Index, Volume 1, 1993 Raven, VA (Muir, Nell F)
US, School Yearbooks, 1880-2014, 1954 The Tornado, pages 80 and 120
US, Virginia Birth Records, 1864-2014, 1938 Ball, Nell Fern
US, Virginia Marriage Records, 1936-2014, 1957 Muir, Bobby Joe - Ball, Nell Fern