Friday, March 20, 2009

Byron Norris Inman & Norma Bales

  Byron Norris Inman was born 6 April 1920 southeast of Seymour in Appanoose County, Iowa, son of Edward Potter Inman and Cleo Olive Norris, died 1 January 2002 at the Seymour Care Center in Seymour, Wayne County, Iowa, and was buried in the Southlawn Cemetery in Seymour, Iowa.  Byron married on 1 January 1945 at the bride's parents' home in Franklin Township, Appanoose County, Iowa, Norma Bales who was born 10 April 1924, daughter of Charles Bales and Beola Burkhiser, died 11 July 1997 at University Hospitals in Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, and was buried in the Southlawn Cemetery in Seymour, Iowa.
Mr. & Mrs. Byron Inman 
Celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary in 1995
The Daily Iowegian - 3 January 2002
Byron Norris Inman
  Byron Norris Inman, 81, of Seymour died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, at the Seymour Care Center.
  He married Norma Bales Jan. 1, 1945, at her parents' home in Appanoose County.  She preceded him in death.
  Survivors include his children, Dixie Tarrant of Tulsa, Okla., and Charles Inman of Seymour; brothers Wendall Inman and his wife, Carolyn, of Seymour, Art Inman and his wife, Marjorie, of Littleton, Colo., Melfred Inman and his wife, Margaret, of Las Vegas, Nev., Kenneth Inman and his wife, Wanda, of Kansas City, Kan., and Donald Inman and his wife, Judy, of Basehor, Kan.; sisters-in-law, Eva Stoner of Moline, Ill., and Iola Bales of Keosauqua; six grandchildren; and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
  He was also preceded in death by his parents; brother and sister-in-law, Lazelle and Ruth Inman; three brothers-in-law, Otis Bales, Charles Bales and R. B. Stoner; and two grandchildren.
  He served in the U.S. Army from January 1942 through June 1945.  During his years of service, he was stationed in Australia and New Guinea.  He lost his sight during a voluntary mission in New Guinea.  He was a 50-year member of the American Legion in Seymour.
  Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Randolph Funeral Home in Seymour with Rev. DeWayne Lawson officiating.  Burial will be in Southlawn Cemetery in Seymour.
  Visitation will be after 1 p.m. today, Thursday, with the family greeting friends from 6 to 8 p.m.
  Memorials may be given to the Blind Veterans Association.
Ad-Express/Iowegian - 14 July 1997
Norma Inman
  Norma Inman, 73, of Seymour died Friday, July 11, 1997, at University Hospitals in Iowa City.
  She was born April 10, 1924, the daughter of Charles and Beola (Burkhiser) Bales.
  She married Byron Inman. He survives.
  Also surviving are a daughter, Dixie Tarrant of Tulsa, Okla.; a son, Charles and his wife, Carla, of Seymour; a sister, Eva Stoner of Moline, Ill.; five grandchildren; a stepgrandchild; six stepgrat-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and other relatives.
  Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Randolph Funeral Home in Seymour with the Rev. Erik Corley officiating.  Friends may call beginning at noon today, Monday, with a visitation from 7 to 8:30 p.m.  Interment will be in the Southlawn Cemetery in Seymour.
  Memorials have been established to either the Seyour Community...
  The editor sincerely appreciates the contribution to The Jerome Journal by Richard Inman of Hamilton, Ohio, of the articles and picture above.

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