In Memory of Patricia Beatrice Bales

July 9, 1926 - April 12, 2013

Patricia, 86 years of age, passed away on April 12, 2013 in Grenada, CA. She was born on July 9, 1926 in Oakland, CA.

Patricia Alford married Warren Bales in 1935 in Reno, Nevada and moved to Crescent City where she raised 3 children. She was a working mother and when her kids were young she volunteered her time at church in Crescent City, CA. and later enjoyed volunteer work at the Mt. Shasta High School.

Her family moved to Grants Pass, Oregon and lived there for 1 year before moving again to Mt. Shasta, CA in 1963 where she lived happily among family and friends. Patricia and Warren enjoyed time away in Redding where they often vacationed to be near family and friends and where she enjoyed the warmer weather.

Patricia, loving and devoted wife of 67 years, is survived by her husband Warren Bales. She was a loving and proud mother to sons, Steven Bales of Redding and Phillip Bales of Mt. Shasta; daughter, Cynthia McGuirk and son-in-law Phillip McGuirk of Redding; granddaughters, Rebecca and Kathryn Bales and one great grandson, Austin all form Redding, California.

Patricia loved to read knowledgeable books and enjoyed the great outdoors.

She will be truly missed by family and friends and all who knew her. She was a very special lady.

Private services will be held.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel.

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