|Birth: ||Feb. 16, 1916|
|Death: ||Feb. 11, 2006|
She was born to Charles Enoch Bales and Florence Rebecca Green Bales at their farm in Cottage Grove.
Dorothy attended Mt. View Grade School and Cottage Grove High School graduating in 1933. She then attended Eugene Business College and continued her education in 1964 at Fullerton Junior College in California.
On Dec. 9, 1938 she married Samuel Arthur Randle in Vancouver, Wash. He died May 1, 1997.
As newlyweds they lived in Portland moving to Salem in 1941. They returned to Portland in 1951 and moved to LaHabra, Calif., in 1961 then to Shawnee Missions, Kan., in 1968. They retired in Dallas in 1990.
In her early years she did housekeeping, worked at Salem Cannery and later worked in retail sales.
She was involved in Camp Fire Girls, The Delphian Society, Toastmistresses, Independent Order of Foresters, Woodmen of the World, Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughter of Union Veterans, Oregon Historical Cemeteries Association and various historical societies. Dorothy and Sam produced several books on their family histories and genealogy.
She enjoyed square dancing, ceramics, crafts, camping and playing the piano for family sing-alongs.
Survivors include her four children, Ina (Richard) Ward and Nancy (Allen) White, all of Portland, Gary Randle of Gresham and Lois (Bill) Scroggins of Oakhurst, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.
Samuel Arthur Randle (1917 - 1997)*
Gary D Randle (1942 - 2009)*
Skyline Memorial Gardens
Plot: Garden of Atonement
Created by: Jean Davis
Record added: Feb 17, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13378570