Obituaries

Phyllis Sams
B: 1936-01-16
D: 2017-08-11
View Details
Sams, Phyllis
Jerry Waughtal
B: 1934-08-16
D: 2017-07-31
View Details
Waughtal, Jerry
Joseph Dickens
B: 1931-02-06
D: 2017-08-03
View Details
Dickens, Joseph
William Tohee
B: 1952-07-30
D: 2017-08-08
View Details
Tohee, William
John Frick
B: 1921-07-17
D: 2017-07-12
View Details
Frick, John
Carol Drummond
B: 1942-12-25
D: 2017-08-01
View Details
Drummond, Carol
Della Hickman
B: 1930-12-03
D: 2017-08-02
View Details
Hickman, Della
Mary Elmore
B: 1935-06-08
D: 2017-07-27
View Details
Elmore, Mary
Barbara Shell
B: 1941-07-30
D: 2017-07-25
View Details
Shell, Barbara
Billie Reagan
B: 1980-07-28
D: 2017-07-15
View Details
Reagan, Billie
Tommy Smith
B: 1928-12-11
D: 2017-07-18
View Details
Smith, Tommy
Harriett Henderson
B: 1938-08-10
D: 2017-07-14
View Details
Henderson, Harriett
Max Craighead
B: 1929-03-04
D: 2017-07-16
View Details
Craighead, Max
Wesley Miller
B: 1954-03-02
D: 2017-07-10
View Details
Miller, Wesley
Delbert Dodrill
B: 1928-07-23
D: 2017-07-15
View Details
Dodrill, Delbert
David Robinson
B: 1929-01-04
D: 2017-07-10
View Details
Robinson, David
Robert Lynch
B: 1927-03-25
D: 2017-07-06
View Details
Lynch, Robert
Robert Henrickson
B: 1920-01-31
D: 2017-07-04
View Details
Henrickson, Robert
Maynard Human
B: 1925-05-25
D: 2017-07-02
View Details
Human, Maynard
Donnel Boydstun
B: 1933-11-27
D: 2017-07-05
View Details
Boydstun, Donnel
Verna Moffitt
B: 1927-05-19
D: 2017-06-28
View Details
Moffitt, Verna

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
610 S. Duncan St.
PO Box 487
Stillwater, OK 74076
Phone: (405) 372-5550
Fax: (405) 372-5608
Beverly Bale
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Strode Funeral Home
"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
View full message >>>

Obituary for Beverly Bale

Beverly Bale
Beverly Kathryne Roberts Bale went to be with the Lord on April 12, 2017. A celebration of her life will be 11:00 Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the Perkins Church of Christ in Perkins, OK. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Beverly Kathryne Roberts Bale was born in Dewey, Oklahoma, on December 6, 1928. Beverly married her high school sweetheart, John Bale, on June 6, 1949, in Tacoma, WA – just days before he shipped off for military service in Korea. While she was with us, Beverly devoted her life to God, her family, her friends, and any strangers she discovered were in need. Beverly grew up in Kentucky and Oklahoma. She graduated from high school in Dewey, OK. Beverly was an honor student and an alumna of Oklahoma State University (OSU).
Beverly was a volunteer for numerous organizations such as the Stillwater Medical Center and Hospice. She was known for making her signature Bed Babies to give to children facing extended hospital stays in Oklahoma. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Writing, scrapbooking, genealogy, square dancing, hiking, and gardening were Beverly’s favorite past times. She was a notable historical writer, and had numerous articles published documenting the events surrounding the Korean War. Furthermore, her genealogical research was accepted in the Library of Congress as an exemplary document of genealogical historical recording.
Beverly and John were members of numerous square dancing clubs. They met several times a week with friends to dance and socialize.
Beverly and her husband owned a cabin in CO, and they used it as a home base for their fishing and hiking adventures. They loved camping and spent many summers enjoying the CO wilderness. They also used their cabin for faith-based outreach programs; it served as a Christian retreat for youth groups in Oklahoma.
Beverly loved gardening. Her landscaping designs were frequently included in tours of Stillwater’s exceptional gardens and fountains.
Beverly was preceded in death by both parents, Leon and Ruth Roberts; one brother, Dewayne Roberts; one sister, Betty Roberts Lytle.
She is survived by her husband of 69 years, John Bale (Stillwater); children John Michael Bale (Perkins) and Karen Bale-Brown (Anchorage, AK); daughter-in-law, Benita Knight Bale (Perkins) and son-in-law, David Brown (Anchorage); five grandchildren – Jeremy and Jesse Bale (Stillwater), Benjamin Brown (Hong Kong), Sara Brown (Denver), and Katie Bale Wilson (Hanover, MD); grandchildren in-laws Angie Bale (Stillwater), Matthew Jeffery (Denver), and Wyatt Wilson (Hanover, MD); and five great granddaughters, Malaury, Raegan, and Elyse Bale (Stillwater) and Zoey and Alexis Wilson (Hanover, MD). She is also survived by three sister-in-laws, three brother-in-laws, 13 nieces, and 5 nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to: Church of Christ, India Mission, 821 N. Duck St., Stillwater, OK, 74075.
Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com
Order Flowers

Recently Shared Condolences

Recently Shared Stories

Recently Shared Photos