Mrs. George Ethel Wales, age 92, of Athens, Alabama, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 at Athens-Limestone Hospital. Mrs. Wales was born on March 7, 1924, to George G. and Annie Daly Rochelle in Limestone County.
Mrs. Wales was preceded in death by her husband, Van Buren Wales; brother, Thomas Rochelle and sister, Annell Wales.
Mrs. Wales is survived by two daughters, Nancy Bailey (Joe) and Lynne Weigart (Keith) both of Athens; two sons, Jerry Wales (Julia) and Tommy Wales, both of Elkmont; four grandchildren, Duane Wales (Kim), Jessica Barlow (Chris), Keenan Wales and Paxton Weigart; three step-grandchildren, Steve Bailey, Amy Mitchell, and Matt Weigart; four great-grandchildren, Bryant Wales, Caroline Barlow, Anna Grace Wales, and Parker Barlow.
Mrs. Wales was a member of Pettusville Church of Christ.
Services for Mrs. Wales will be 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home with Steve Fergerson officiating. The family will receive friends from 9:30 -10:45 a.m. Burial will take place in Roselawn Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Duane Wales, Bryant Wales, Keenan Wales, Paxton Weigart, Matt Weigart, and Parker Barlow.
Published on January 17, 2017