Houston F. Bales was born November 21, 1929 in Jackson County and departed this life Sunday, August 25, 2019 at his residence in Tyner, being 89 years of age. He was the son of the late Mark & Lena (Cook) Bales.
Houston is survived by his wife of sixty-five years, Leona (Morris) Bales of Tyner and by two children, Brenda (William) Truett of Tyner and Billy (Beverly) Bales of Paris. He was blessed with five grandchildren, Christy Berry, Kayley Belcher, Nathan Biddle, Travis Bales and Samantha Bales and three great-grandchildren, Shelby Berry, Colton Berry, and Cheyenne Belcher. He is also survived by a sister, Alice Gilbert of Tyner.
In addition to his parents, Houston was also preceded in death by the following siblings, Fred Bales, Hugh Bales, Mark Bales Jr., Eldon Bales, George Bales, Huda Gabbard and Ida Witt.
Houston was a veteran of the United States Army.
Funeral service 1:00 PM Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Lakes Funeral Home with Bro. Billy Bales and Bro. Tim Johnson officiating. Burial to follow in the Bales Cemetery. Lakes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. www.lakesfuneralhomemckee.com