Lela Lambert Bales, 99, of the Tow String Community went home to be with the Lord Sunday, December 30, 2018.
A native of Cherokee and born April 20, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Jesse and Cora Bradley Lambert and wife of the late Rev. Shady Bales.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by her son, David Jesse Bales; grandson, David Ethan Bales; sisters, Cleo Gallaway, Eula Sanders, Floy Mathews; and brother, Rev. Dan Lambert.