Houston E. Ball was an avid and loyal fan of SEC Athletics, The University of Tennessee Volunteers, The Atlanta Braves, and especially his beloved University of Tennessee Lady Vols. He was also a loyal supporter of Middlesboro, Kentucky High School Athletics and Middlesboro Little League Baseball. He traveled far and wide to support his teams and shared his joy by providing tickets to various youth organizations and through generous charitable support.
Donations to this site will be used to honor Houston's memory on a name plate at the Pat Summit Plaza on the University of Tennessee campus* and to carry on his tradition of providing game tickets and donations for youths at The Boys and Girls Club of Tennessee; the YMCA of Knoxville; Middlesboro High School Athletics; Middlesboro Little League Baseball and The ROHO Children's Christmas Chartiy. Additional funds will go to the Pat Summit Foundation Fund for Alzheimer's education, research and support.
Links to Houston's Youth Charities
Boys and Girls Clubs of Tennessee
The YMCA of Knoxville
Middlesboro High School Athletics
Middlesboro Little League Baseball
The ROHO Children's Christmas Charity
Link to The Pat Summit Foundation
* Everyone living in or traveling to the area is encouraged to visit the plaza, to look for the name plate and to remember the wonderful times we all enjoyed with Houston.
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- Richard Bartlett
- Cindy Mielke
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