|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1925|
|Death: ||Dec. 26, 2010|
Services for Melton Odell Wales, 85, of Healdton will be 11:00 AM Thursday December 30, 2010 at the First Baptist Church in Healdton, with Pastors Doug Lacey and Phillip Tallman officiating. Interment will be 3:00 PM at Crestview Memorial Park in Wichita Falls, Texas, with full Military Honors.
Mr. Wales was born July 18, 1925 in Burkburnett, TX to Kirby Edward and Mary F (Adams) Wales.
He was raised in Olney, TX. He married Geneva Estelle Scribner on July 5, 1949 in Gainesville, TX, making their home in Wichita Falls until moving to Healdton in 1972.He worked in the Healdton area as a roustabout, pumper and carpenter. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Healdton. Mr. Wales served three years in the US Navy during World War Two as a gunners mate aboard the USS Shangr-la.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son Melton Ray Wales, two brothers and two sisters.
He is survived by his wife Geneva of the home, daughter Mary Joetta Atnip, Healdton, brother Roy Wales, Grandfield, Ok. three grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers are John Stewart, Weldon Phillips, Shafter Weaver, Terry Rozzell, Kelly Williams, Harold Rozzell and Ralph Gibson
Services are under the direction of Robert Funeral Home in Healdton.
Kirby Edward Wales (1890 - 1967)
Mary Florence Adams Wales (1890 - 1965)
Melton Ray Wales (1952 - 1988)*
Eldon C Wales (1909 - 1974)*
Marcus Marcellus Wales (1913 - 1976)*
Melton Odell Wales (1925 - 2010)
Roy Lee Wales (1928 - 2011)*
Crestview Memorial Park
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Originally Created by: Sharon Rhoades
Record added: Jul 29, 2011
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