THOMAS LEE BALES
ABERDEEN - Thomas Lee Bales, age 16, died
Saturday, August 5, 2017 due to a swimming accident in
Jasper, AL. He was born March 21, 2001 to Patrick Thomas Bales
and Amy Suzanne White Bales in Tupelo, MS. He was a student at
Oak Hill Academy in West Point. He was a member of First United
Church of Aberdeen. He loved his truck, spending time
with his friends, playing football, basketball, baseball, and
golf. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Services will be at 4:00 p. m., Friday, August 11, 2017 at
First United Methodist Church of Aberdeen with Rev. Mary Hutson
and Coach Chris Craven officiating. Burial will be in Odd
Fellows Rest Cemetery.
Survivors include his parents, Patrick
Thomas Bales and Amy Suzanne White Bales of
Aberdeen, MS; one brother, Drew Bales of
Aberdeen, MS; maternal grandparents, Kyle and Lillian
White of Aberdeen, MS; one aunt, Jennifer and Lee Rollison of
Aberdeen , M S ; one cousin , Rachel Kyle Rollison of Aberdeen.
He was preceded in death by his brother, William Woodson Bales;
grandparents, Tommy Bales & Patti Ausborn Bales; maternal great
grandparents, Harry & Lillian Bourland and C. L. & Ruth White,
Sr.; paternal great grandparents, Patricia Ausborn and Roland
Ausborn and John & Muriel Bales.
Pallbearers are Daniel Harrington, Ash Cullum, Cooper Hilll ,
Nate Lamkin, Carter Armstrong, Jaiden Craven, Lucas Birmingham,
Grayson Easterling, Ethan Bryan, Kindrick Langford. Honorary
Pallbearers are members of the Oak Hill Football Team.
Visitation will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p. m., Thursday, August
10, 2017 at First United Methodist Church of Aberdeen.
Memorials may be made to First United
Methodist Church, P.O. Box 93, Aberdeen, MS 39730 or Oak
Hill Academy, 1682 N. Eshman Ave., West Point, MS 39773.