|Birth: ||Nov. 10, 1911|
|Death: ||Dec. 23, 1994|
FATHER - DANIEL CLYDE GRIDLEY
MOTHER - RUTH ELIZABETH HALL
SPOUSE - CHARLES EDWARD BALLS
MARRIED - 09 JUN 1929
HAYS, ELLIS CO, KANSAS
OBITUARY OPEL AILEEN BALLS CARMICHAEL, CALIF.
**Opel Aileen Balls, 83, Carmichael, died Friday, Dec. 23, 1994.
**Mrs. Balls was born Opal Aileen Gridley on Nov 10 , 1911, at Oakley, Kansas. She taught country school and was a medical secretary in the Denver
area for many years. She was active in the Arden Christian Church and various other community activities.
**She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie E., in 1977 and a daughter, Barbara Ann Scott.
**Survivors include a daughter, Betty L. Dean of Carmichael, a brother, Ronald Gridley of Oakley; eight grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
**The funeral was Dec 28 at Lind Brothers Mortuary, 4221 Manzanita Ave., Carmichael, Calif. 95608. Burial was Dec. 30 in Fort Logan Cemetery, Denver.
**Memorials may be made to the Oakley City Library.
1920 United States Federal Census about Opal A Gridley
Name: Opal A Gridley
Home in 1920: Oakley, Logan, Kansas
Age: 7 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1913
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father's Name: Dernce E [Daniel Clyde]
Father's Birth Place: Missouri
Mother's Name: Ruth E
Mother's Birth Place: Kansas
Marital Status: Single
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
Dernce E Gridley 30
Ruth E Gridley 36
Edna L Gridley 9
Opal A Gridley 7
Grace E Gridley 4 8/12
Donald E Gridley 2 4/12
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Oakley, Logan, Kansas; Roll: T625_537; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 96; Image: 1111.
Daniel Clyde Gridley (1889 - 1949)
Ruth Elizabeth Hall Gridley (1888 - 1976)
Charlie Edward Balls (1908 - 1977)
Edna Lucille Gridley Radiel (1910 - 1932)*
Opal Aileen Gridley Balls (1911 - 1994)
William Albert Gridley (1913 - 1916)*
Grace Evelyn Gridley (1915 - 1926)*
Donald Emerson Gridley (1917 - 1987)*
Helen Arline Gridley Gfeller (1923 - 1992)*
Ronald Eugene Gridley (1933 - 2006)*
Fort Logan National Cemetery
Maintained by: Michael Malone
Originally Created by: Dennis Ward
Record added: Mar 09, 2009
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