L. “Dean” Bale, 90, of Jay, died on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 at Grove Nursing Center, Grove.

A celebration of his life will take place at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 11, at Nichols-Stephens Funeral Chapel, Grove, with Bro. Joe Nowlin officiating. A private family burial take place at Butler Cemetery.

Donations may be made to Gideon's International. Arrangements entrusted to Nichols-Stephens Funeral & Cremation Services, Grove.