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Justin Earl Bales
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1891
McCook
Red Willow County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1988
McCook
Red Willow County
Nebraska, USA

Justin Earl Bales died Thursday (April 21, 1988) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook, NE at the age of 97. He was born Feb. 18, 1891 in McCook, NE to Thomas H. and Delsina D. (Bates) Bales.

He married Louisey Ellen Burgess in 1916 and had seven children; Charles, Elma, Vera, Virginia, Daniel, Susie and Doris (Doris died as an infant). The couple later divorced.

On July 17, 1948, he was united in marriage to Mary E. Layfield in Denver, Colorado. The couple moved to McCook from Denver in 1968.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three daughters, Doris Nadine Bales, Elma Edna Bales Clark Gray and Vera Eveline Bales Thomas; one son, Daniel Earl Bales; and 12 brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Mary of McCook; one son, Charles Edward Bales and wife Opal of Arvada, Colo.; two daughters Virginia Viretta Beuttenmuller of Colfax, Calif., and Susie Elnora Bales Hanson and husband Carl of Yuma, Ariz.; one stepson, Richard W. Faustin of Ewa Beach, Hawaii; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Services will be Monday at 2pm at the Carpenter-Breland Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Philip J. Ewert officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials will be accepted in his name at the funeral home. Public visitation will begin Sunday. Carpenter-Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Higginbotham Bales (1845 - 1934)
  Delsina D. Bates Bales (1855 - 1937)
 
 Spouses:
  Louisey Ellen Burgess Mackey (1899 - 1963)*
  Mary E. Bales (1912 - 2002)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Edward Bales (1917 - 2001)*
  Elma Edna Bales Gray (1919 - 1971)*
  Vera Eveline Bales Thomas (1921 - 1981)*
  Virginia Viretta Bales Beuttenmuller (1923 - 2002)*
  Daniel Earl Bales (1925 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lillie Mae Jeffers Mapes (1870 - 1965)**
  Henry James Jeffers (1873 - 1954)**
  Edward Alfred Jeffers (1875 - 1929)**
  Christianna Jeffers Bales (1876 - 1916)**
  Thomas Payne Bales (1879 - 1966)*
  Viretta Matilda Bales Mitchem (1882 - 1959)*
  Mamie Melissa Bales Hoffman (1883 - 1957)*
  Florence Elizabeth Bales Mitchem (1886 - 1968)*
  Winifred Lavina Bales Clark (1887 - 1964)*
  Clarence Cecil Bales (1888 - 1979)*
  Justin Earl Bales (1891 - 1988)
  Myrtle Elnora Bales Stone (1894 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
McCook
Red Willow County
Nebraska, USA
 
Maintained by: Eric C.
Originally Created by: David Goltry
Record added: Jul 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94198517
Justin Earl Bales
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Justin Earl Bales
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Justin Earl Bales
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