Marjorie Bales, 85, Osborne, died Sunday, June 30, 2019, at Osborne County Memorial Hospital.

She was born July 4, 1933, in Osborne County to Alice (Miller) and Charles Cox.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Earl, of the home; a son, Larry Bales, Osborne; three daughters, Donna Gregory, Alton, Belinda Warner, Liebenthal, Vickie Drake, Greenville, S.C.; a brother, Dee Cox, Alton; two sisters, JoAnn Putnam, Downs, Mary McKay, San Antonio; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Mount Ayr Cemetery, rural Alton.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials are suggested to Mount Ayr Church Youth Outreach.

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