Frankie Jean Bales


Frankie Jean Bales, 80, of Amarillo, TX died Saturday, October 22, 2022.

Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 29, 2022, at Llano Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Mrs. Bales was born September 12, 1942, in Borger, TX to Meryle and Virginia (Wedge) Lewis.  After her father’s death, she was raised by R.J. Slatery.  For a time, she lived with her grandmother, Roselee Wedge.

She married her husband, Robert “Bob” Bales on December 28, 1973, in Amarillo, TX.

Frankie loved to draw and kept herself busy with word searches. She dealt with seizures all of her life. Frankie was strong and never let any challenges get her down.

She was also preceded in death by her brother, Hugh Lewis; and two half-brothers, Mike and Jimmy Slatery.

Survivors include her husband, Bob Bales; three nieces, Elicia, Wendy, and Becky; one nephew, Randy; and many cousins.

Bob would like to thank the Kindred Hospice Nursing Staff, Kirkland Court Nursing Home Staff, Dr. Robert E. Gerald, MD, and the late Douglas Lewis, DO for their care and kindness to Frankie.

In lieu of flowers, please send a memorial donation in Frankie’s name to your favorite charity.

Viewing will be available from 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M., Thursday, October 27, 2022, and 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M., Friday, October 28, 2022, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.

4 Replies to “Frankie Jean Bales”

  1. Was sorry to hear we lost Frankie. But I know she is in a better place now. Always cheerful and kind. She will be missed.

  2. We are so sorry for your loss Bob. Frankie was one of the sweetest ladies I knew. Praying for you.

  3. God definitely gained a beautiful angel our Aunt Frankie was a loving kind lady she will be missed by all !!! May she dance in the heavens above with her brothers she was the last of our relatives from my daddy’s side !! I know Uncle Bob will miss his beautiful wife !

  4. Fly high as heaven has received another Angel. I will truly miss a dear friend and second mother anyone could have. Thanks to you and Bob for loving my babies.

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