Laura Hayes Dieffenbach, 34, of St. Marys passed away Thursday, March 3, 2016, at Southeast Georgia Health System, Camden Campus.

Laura was born in Wilmington, Del., on March 20, 1981. She was a 1999 graduate of Camden County High School and a graduate of College of Coastal Georgia, receiving her nursing degree in 2010.

Laura was employed with Allegiant Home Health Services of Florida as a registered nurse and had been working in home health care from 2010 to the present. She loved the outdoors, nature and all animals. Laura was loved by her family, friends and everyone she came in touch with.

Survivors include her husband, Brian M. Ballard and 8-year-old daughter, Lily M. Ballard of St. Marys; mother and stepfather, Gail and Joachim Pfoh of Amelia Island, Fla.; sister, Claire J. Wilkinson of St. Marys; and niece, Gabriella Wilkinson.

Private family services will be held at a later date. 

Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.

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