Jewell L. Bales, 84, of Alliance, Ohio, formerly of Marshall, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, at Alliance LDS Church, with Bishop Steven Wait officiating. Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, Ohio. Visitation will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday in the Church Relief Society Room.
Born July 12, 1927, in Marshall, she was the daughter of the late Elmer T. and Suzanne E. (French) Murphy. She was married to Elmer Bales of Alliance, Ohio, for 64 years. She was a homemaker and was a member of Alliance Latter Day Saints Congregation.
She is survived by two sons, James Thomas Bales Sr. of Campo, Calif., and Terry Lee Bales of the state of Arizona; one brother, Elmer Murphy Jr. of Marshall; five grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter and two sisters.