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Rita K. Bales

Rita Kyle Payton Bales, 104, Leavenworth, died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at Todd Dickey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Leavenworth.
Born May 11, 1911, in Grayson County, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Edward and Louela Wilson Payton.
She was a member of Corydon Church of Christ, Leavenworth Senior Citizens Club, Crawford County Arts and Crafts Society and Fredonia Community Center Club.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace Bales; a daughter, Alice Lou Bales; a brother, Dewey Payton; and a sister, Clois Whobrey.
Survivors include a son, Kenneth Bales of Milltown.
There will be no funeral services. Burial will be in the Shrewsbury Cemetery near Leitchfield, Ky. Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon will be in charge of arrangements.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Todd Dickey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 712 W. 2nd St., Leavenworth, IN 47137 in care of the activities director.

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