Melinda Ballard, age 55, cherished wife of Bryan Jeffery Williamson and loving mother of Reese Colton Allison, passed away June 2, 2013. She was a passionate advocate and fierce fighter for just causes and a loyal, true friend to many. All services will be private. J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Charleston Charter School for Math and Science, 1002 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403, or the Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC 29406. A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com.