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Sally Buxton Scales


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Sally Buxton Scales

1937 - 2016 Sally (Joan) Buxton Scales, 79, passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2016. Born on May 27, 1937, in Bellows Falls, VT, she was daughter to the late Alvah and Zoay Buxton. Sally grew up in Bellows Falls & Saxtons River area, attended local schools and graduated from Bellows Falls HS in 1955. After graduation Sally attended UVM and earned a BA in 1959. She married Ron Scales, in 1960 and became the prototypical Army Wife as they fulfilled 20 years of service in Germany, Alaska, multiple States, and through his tours in Vietnam. She spent hours with various volunteer groups, and kid events during these years. Later, Sally worked 21 years in military Contracting Offices in NC and in Okinawa. Sally and Ron retired to Florida in 1998. Sally enjoyed music, playing bridge, cats, traveling, and genealogy. She is also a long standing member of Order of Eastern Star (Alpha Chapter #53). Sally is survived by son, Brian Scales and his wife, son and daughter in Winter Springs, FL; and daughter, Karen Bryant and her husband, daughter and son in Baton Rouge, LA; as well as her sister-in- law, Lorraine Eagan, in Waltham, MA. FUNERAL NOTICE: At Turner Funeral Home, Spring Hill, FL, on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at 10:00 AM, followed by a prayer service at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL, at 1:00 PM where her predeceased husband is interred.
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Aug. 30, 2016
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