OBITUARY: Frank Gilbert Bale Sr.


Frank Gilbert Bale, Sr., 94, retired employee for the State of Tennessee and resident of Columbia, died Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at Maury Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, October 15, 2022 at First Family Baptist Church with Brother Mike Dawson officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit with friends Friday, October 14, 2022 from 4:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral concluding with a Masonic service.

Condolences may be extended online at A full obituary will be posted later.


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