According to the SSDI, Clyde Ball was issued his SS card from Illinois.Checking the 1930 Illinois census I find a Clyde Ball with a mother named Pearl.See below -
Name:Clyde Ball Age:20 Estimated birth year:abt 1910 Birthplace:Missouri Relation to head-of-house:Stepson Race:White Home in 1930:East St Louis, St Clair, Illinois Page:4B; Enumeration District: 58
Gunterman, Hardin - head, 45, b. KY., carpenter Pearl (Ball)- 36, wife, b. Mo. Ball, Virgie - 18, step-daughter, b. Mo. Ball, Clayton - 16, stepson, b. Mo Ball, Ralph - 11, stepson, b. Mo Gunterman, Earl - 3, b. Ill.