BALES, Thelmar Hill "Jim" CMSgt. USAF, Ret., age 84 passed away on August 27, 2010 in Hermitage, TN. Preceded in death by daughters, Claudia Robledo and Pat Vaughan, two sisters and four brothers. He is survived by his loving wife, Lois Marie Bales; daughters, Anna (Isaac) Martinez of Old Hickory TN; sons, Gary Bales of Kiel, WI and Ron Hamm of Hermitage, TN; two sisters, Novella, Essie and one brother, Howard; two grandchildren; Stefany and Mason. Funeral services will be Sunday, at 6:30 PM, Cedar Ridge Church, 7104 Lebanon Road, Mt. Juliet, TN with visitation one hour prior to the service. Graveside services with full military honors will be on Tuesday at 10:00 AM, with visitation from 9:00 – 10:00 AM at Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 1150 Dickerson Road, Goodlettsville, TN.