Name: Posey Franklin ?Frank? BALES
Birth: 30 MAY 1891 in Richmond, MO
Death: 12 JUL 1977 in West Plains, Howell Co, Mo
Burial: Oak Lawn Cem, West Plains, Howell Co, MO
Change Date: 17 MAR 2013
Oregon Co, Mo Marriages 1892-1916:
Frank Bales & Mabel Jolliff, license: Sept 26, 1910; marriage: Sept 30, 1910. [Mable?s obituary says they were married Sept 28, 1910.]
At Union Cemetery, between Rover & Alton, Oregon Co, MO:
"Bales, Inf dau of Mr. & Mrs. Frank Bales, 11 Apr 1912"
Frank Posey Bales - Age 86, Thomasville MO - Died Tuesday, Jul. 12, 1977, in West Plains Memorial Hospital. He was born May 30, 1891 in Richmond, MO, the son of the late John A. and Elizabeth (Baty) Bales. He came to Oregon County 79 years ago with his parents where he had continued to make his home. He had been engaged in farming, had been a school bus driver for the Thomasville School District for a number of years and also operated a barber shop in Thomasville for several years. On Sept. 28, 1910 he was married at Rover, MO, to Mable Victoria Jolliff, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.G.W. Jolliff. Mr. Bales had been a member of the Missionary Baptist Church at Thomasville for more than 40 years.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mable Bales of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Lelia Parvin of Armona, CA; Mrs. Jewell Pierce of Birch Tree, MO; five grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death are his parents, an infant daughter, five sisters and three brothers.
The family will receive friends Thursday and funeral services will be Friday in the Rose Chapel, Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, West Plains, with the Rev. Golden Hampton, of Winona, officiating. Interment will be in the family plot in Oak Lawn Cemetery under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, West Plains MO (WEST PLAINS QUILL, 13/Jul/1977)
Find A Grave Memorial# 8035557
Father: John A. BALES b: 12 FEB 1847
Mother: Elizabeth BATY b: 2 JAN 1852 in Oregon Co, Missouri
Mabel Victoria JOLLIFF b: 1 APR 1896 in Rover, Highland Twp, Oregon Co, Mo
30 SEP 1910
in Rover, Oregon Co, MO
- girl BALES b: 11 APR 1912
- Lelia Fern ?Lillie? BALES b: 28 MAY 1913 in Thomasville, Oregon Co, Mo
- Helen Geraldine BALES b: 18 JAN 1915 in Thomasville, Oregon Co, Mo
- Jewel Beulah BALES