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Alene Bales

February 27, 1940 — December 2, 2022

Veda Alene Bales, 82, of Vidette, Arkansas, passed away from this life on Friday, December 2, 2022, at Salem, Arkansas.  Alene was born February 27, 1940, in Vidette, Arkansas to Shelby Brown Harber and Zella Marie (Foster) Harber.

Alene was united in marriage to Ranzy Bales on February 25, 1960, in Vidette, Arkansas, and to this union two children were born. Alene worked as an assembler at Baxter Lab in Mountain Home, Arkansas until retirement.  Alene loved her family and always enjoyed going to watch the grandchildren in whatever activities they were involved in.  Alene was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, friend, and was of the Pentecostal faith.

Alene leaves to mourn her passing, son, Randy Bales and wife Regnia of Sturkie, Arkansas; six grandchildren, Joshua Lard, Caleb Lard, Andrea Bales, Heather Gilbreath and husband Jonathan, Brittney Fowler and husband Joe, and Nathan Bales; twelve great grandchildren; sister, Cleta Wallace of Loyalton, California; many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband (Ranzy Bales), daughter (Teresa Raburn), parents, and sister (Louise Brown).

Graveside services will be Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 1:00 P.M. at Shrable Cemetery in Vidette, Arkansas with Bro. Michael Dillinger officiating.  Interment will be in the Shrable Cemetery.  The pallbearers will be Randy Bales, Joshua Lard, Caleb Lard, Nathan Bales, Jonathan Gilbreath, and Joe Fowler.  The honorary pallbearers will be Pete Harber and Kenneth Foster.  Memorials may be made to the Shrable Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home, LLC in Salem, Arkansas.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Shrable Cemetery

Vidette Road, AR 72538

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