Marshall Floyd Bales

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Marshall Floyd Bales MIDLAND-Marshall Floyd Bales, 91, of Midland passed away on Saturday, March 29, 2014, surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 11 a.m. in Nalley-Pickle & Welch Chapel. Interment will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 3:30 p.m. in Seminole. Floyd was born on Dec. 11, 1922, to Mary Louella and Isaac Bales in Idalou, Texas. He served as a tank destroyer commander in World War II. He married the true love of his life, Sue Bales, and raised his family in Denver City. He was a truck driver for several trucking companies before retiring from Vulcan Materials Company. He moved to Midland in 1995. He loved his God, wife, and family. He is finally home. He is survived by his wife, Sue Bales of Midland, Texas; son, Morris Bales and wife Ellen of Fischer, Texas; son, Donald Bales and wife Clara of Midland, Texas; son, Earl Bales and wife Loretta of Neosho, Mo.; daughter, Sue Ann Locke and husband Tony of Midland, Texas; daughter, Sharon Campbell and husband Ken of Big Lake, Texas; daughter, Carol Bradley and husband Stephen of Calgary, Canada; 13 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, sisters, and granddaughter, Kim Bales. Memorial donations can be made to Hospice of Midland, PO Box 2621, Midland, TX, 79702, and Meals on Wheels, 3301 Sinclair Avenue, Midland, TX, 79707. Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences can be made at:

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3800 N Big Spring St
Midland, TX 79710
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Apr. 3, 2014
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