Minnie Lee Bales 1920 - 2009 Lawrence
No services are planned for Minnie Lee Bales, 89, Lawrence.
Mrs. Bales died Saturday, June 13, 2009, at Medicalodges in Eudora.
She was born April 13, 1920, in Ozark, Ark., the daughter of Dennis and Minnie Mae Shestid Childers.
She served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, stationed in New York. After her time in the Navy, she became a homemaker.
She married Joe H. Bales. They shared 65 years of marriage. He preceded her in death in 2007.
Survivors include a son, David Bales, Lawrence; a daughter, Linda Bales, Lawrence; a granddaughter, Kerrie Adent; a great-granddaughter, Ella Adent; and a sister, Bea Ratcliff, Memphis, Tenn.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.