Lucille Ogden Bayles was born July 30, 1921 in Pettigrew, Arkansas to Roy David and Desta (Burnett) Ogden. She passed away Saturday, February 23, 2019 in Muskogee, Oklahoma at the age of 97 years, 6 months and 23 days.
Lucille attended grade school in Boston and Pettigrew, Arkansas and graduated from Huntsville High School in Huntsville, Arkansas in 1939. She married Marion E. “Junior” Bayles, Jr. of St. Paul, Arkansas, December 24, 1940. They resided in Detroit, Michigan until 1944 when Junior entered the Armed Services. He was later killed in action, March 5, 1945 while serving in Germany during World War II.
Lucille moved to Stilwell, Oklahoma in 1944 and resided in the Chalk Bluff Community for more than 50 years. She owned and operated Bayles Five and Dime in Stilwell for 10 years and later became Secretary to the President of Stilwell Foods where she worked until her retirement in 1981. Throughout the years, Lucille owned and managed a multitude of rental properties throughout the Stilwell and Tulsa Areas. She was saved and became a member of the Stilwell First Baptist Church in 1947 where she served as treasurer for many years. Her greatest joy was her family.
Lucille was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and her sister, Pauline Ogden of Boston, AR; brothers; Leo and Jimmy Ogden of Stilwell, OK, and son, Larry Joe Bayles, Sr. of Tulsa, OK.
She is survived by son, Marion E. Bayles, III (Tracy) of Muskogee, OK; daughter in law; Quata Bayles of Tulsa, OK; grandchildren, Larry Joe “Joey” Bayles, Jr. (Tammy) of Verdigris, OK; Kimberly Bayles LeFlore (Joe) of Owasso, OK; Marion E. “Chip” Bayles, IV (Amber) of Bixby, OK; and Steven Wesley Bayles (Monica) of Jenks, OK; Step-grandchildren, C. Ryan Watkins (Katie) of Muskogee, OK; and Katie Beth Watkins of Fayetteville, AR, 11 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, nephews and niece, Jerry Ogden (Rowena) of Stilwell, OK; Butch Ogden (Suzie) of Stilwell, OK; Jack Ogden of Newalla, OK; and Valeria Ogden Bennett of Stilwell, OK along with a host of other family and friends
Sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed visiting with Mrs. Bayles.
Jean Ann WrightStilwell, OK
My best friend ❤️, and my cousin. I will miss you dearly and charish our time together always. Until I see you again, my love, Dixie
Emma Dixie HollandFayetteville, AR
Heaven gained an angel .We loved her so much, a wise, kind soul.
Marcia Holland MorrisJacksonville, FL
Please except our deepest sympathy for your loss. We loved her very. If there is anything we can do please let us know.
Richard & Debbie JohnsonStilwell, OK
I am so sorry for your loss. I won’t be able to attend the funeral service as we are out of town for several days.
Sondra ThomasStilwell, OK
Lucille and I ate lunch together for many years to say I'm going to miss her doesn't do it justice. She was a wonderful person and my friend!!!
Juanita MigglettoStilwell, OK
So sorry for your loss.Lucille was a very nice and kind woman. God Bless the family. Leon and Grace Burnett
Dixie Burnett RookVian, OK
I am so saddened from the loss of Lucille. She was a very strong, caring, precious lady, and a wonderful great grandmother to my girls, and a great-great grandmother to my grand daughter. She loved her family dearly.
Kim CherryClaremore, OK
So sorry for your loss . I worked with Lucille at Stilwell Foods for many years and was her neighbor at Chalk Bluff. She was a great lady.
Neva BrownStilwell, OK
Sorry for your loss. She was a very dear sweet lady. Loved her for who she was. She was a great landlord to my kids and I. Very beautiful lady inside and out. Gonna miss this wonderful lady.
Tonya BunchTulsa, OK
I'm truly sorry for the loss of a wonderful woman. She was so kind and pleasant and I am blessed to have met her. Rest in peace Ms.Lucille
My thoughts and prayers are with you in the loss of Lucille. My father was Ernest Anderson (son of Abbie BURNETT Anderson) and he and Lucille were 1st cousins. I have many fond memories of visiting with Lucille when she came to see my Granny Abbie.
Joy RussellWitter, AR
Janice and I are sure sorry to hear about your Granny passing. Please accept our sincere condolences and know we will be keeping a good thought for you and all the Bayles family. Let me know if you need anything.
Dennis & Janice DorseyBroken Arrow, OK
Ellen WorkmanStilwell, OK