Mary Alice Balding, 85, of Kansas City, MO, passed away March 11, 2008. A visitation will be held from 3:00-4:00pm Saturday, March 15, 2008 at the Church of the Redeemer Episcopal Church, 7110 NW 9 Hwy., KCMO 64152, where the memorial service will be held at 4:00pm. Memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Hospice or to the Church of the Redeemer. Mary was born April 13, 1922 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Ethel and Benjamin Franklin Bidwell. She married Lewis E. Balding on February 28, 1942. Mary was an active member of the Platte County Senior Services and the Red Hat Society. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Lewis, son, Jim Balding, infant daughter, Alice Lou Balding. Mary is survived by her daughter, Micki Terrell and husband, Larry, Platte City, MO; daughter-in-law, Dorothy Balding, Lawrenceville, GA; six grandchildren, Jay Terrell, Mike Terrell, Traci Bryan, Luke Balding, Keith Balding, Jon Balding and their spouses; fifteen great grandchildren. Arrangements By: Rollins Funeral Home-Platte City, Missouri, Ph. 816-858-2129.