Lennie
In Memory of
Lennie "Shorty" Bales
1928 - 2017

Obituary for Lennie "Shorty" Bales

Lennie H. "Shorty" Bales, age 89, 545 Gentry Mountain Road, Flag Pond, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017 in the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital. She was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Roby Hardin and Nancy Tolley Brummett. Mrs. Bales was a homemaker. She was of the protestant faith. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Bales in 1987; four brothers: Ernest Hardin, Robert Hardin, Bill Brummett and Wayne Brummett; one sister, Virgie McLaughlin.

She leaves behind to cherish her memories, three brothers: Paul Brummett, Cleveland, OH, Ted Brummett and wife, Jean, Akron, OH, Raymond Brummett and wife, Clara, Unicoi; two sisters: Helen Alford, Johnson City, June Powers and husband, Page, Unicoi; sister-in-law, Wanda Brummett, Unicoi; lots of nieces, nephews and cousins that loved her dearly; friends and caregivers, Dean and Shannon Cooper and family.

The family will receive friends from 9:00-10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will follow in the Tolley-Cornett Cemetery. Reverend Kevin Laws will officiate. Pallbearers will be Dean Cooper, Clinton Cooper, Chris Cooper, Matthew Hale, Dakota Davis and Shane McIntosh.

Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Bales family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at www.ledfordfuneralhomes.com.

Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Bales family. (423) 743-1380.