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Michelle Bales

September 11, 1988 — November 18, 1969

Michelle Bales


Michelle Carman Bales, beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend, returned home to our heavenly father after a gracious battle with cancer.

Michelle was born in Beckley, W.V. on Nov. 18, 1969 to Ginny and Darrell Carman.

Michelle’s love of life was always expressed by the big smile on her face, her love of the gospel was also very apparent. Michelle was a convert to The Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints; on Sept. 11, 1988 she was baptized at regional conference in Charlotte North Carolina. She said, “ IT WAS THE ABSOLUTE BEST DECISION I HAVE EVER MADE IN MY LIFE!!!!” Michelle loved to serve in here callings of the church and always expressed her love of the youth and Young Women program. Michelle was a wonderful teacher of the gospel; she served as a Relief Society teacher; putting gospel principles into different perspectives and being a wonderful example of those principles.

Michelle was a happy and joyful person to be around and always made it a point that everyone smiled. She was loved by all that came in contact with her.

Michelle is survived by: the love of her life Joel and little lights of her world, sons Wesley (13), Dylan (10) and Greyson (7); her parents Ginny Carman, Darrell Carman and Kim Carman; siblings Christie ( Tommy) Rainwater, Tabatha Whittaker, Tyler Dickens and wife, Forrestt Carman and several nieces and nephews, Dixie, Darrell, Dagan, Noah, Emma and Luke.

By the request of Michelle, in lieu of flowers etc. A donation fund has been set up under her name at Zion’s National Bank and Family Trust Federal Credit Union; as her condition did not allow life insurance.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 19 at 12 p.m. in the Benson Mill Stake house located in Stansbury Park. Viewing will be held prior to services from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the relief society room. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial.


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