Stacy Lynn Bales

July 29, 1967October 25, 2010

Stacy Lynn Bales passed away at her home in Austin, Texas, on October 25, 2010. She is preceded in death by her father, Larry Bales and stepfather Bill Dinsmore, both of Austin, Texas, and survived by her brother, David Bales, and mother, Virginia Dinsmore, both of Austin, Texas, her aunt and uncle, Nancy and David Holt, cousins Chris and Erika Pesek and Steven and Heather Burke, and grandmother Lila Bales, all of Austin; uncle William Craver of New York, aunt and uncle Jane and Garland Kennon of Houston, Texas, cousins Stephen, Jana and Matthew Kennon, of Austin; Diane, Stephen, Brian, Katie and David Shrull of Richardson, Texas, step brothers and sisters Denny Dinsmore, Denise Jenkins, and Cherise Bell of Austin, and many friends in Austin and Atlanta, Georgia.

Stacy was born in Austin, Texas, on July 29th, 1967, and lived most of her life there. She graduated from Southwestern University, in Women’s Studies. She spent several years in Atlanta, Georgia, where she studied at the Yerkes Primate Center and where she worked as an IT Professional and website consultant for many years. Recently, Stacy moved back to Texas from Georgia to help her mother, and took excellent care of her. She was very proud of her homes in Atlanta, Pflugerville, and Austin, and dearly loved her animals Sniff, Skeeter, Simon, Spike, Screech and Storm.

Stacy enjoyed travelling, especially when history (Boston) or fishing was involved (Florida); she was a huge Longhorns fan, and with her brother, David, yearly burned their Aggie hex candle.

Stacy was a very special person, gentle in her soul, and always curious about the world around her. She loved books, especially those of her dad, Larry, who left an immense collection she reveled in reading. Stacy loved music and movies, the outdoors and family traditions.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Humane Society, 124 W Anderson Ln., Austin, TX 78752-1104.

There will be a Celebration of Life Service for Stacy at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 30, 2010, at the Cook-Walden/Chapel of the Hills Funeral Home on Anderson Mill Road.

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October 24, 2011

In prophecy, all good things must end so take care my love, my friend. Keep it precious.

Karalee LeBlanc

December 20, 2010

I am so sorry for your loss. I will miss Stacy.

Rick Baldwin

November 7, 2010

Rest in peace Stacy. The last time we saw eachother was in the early 80's. I will never forget her energy and playfulness.

November 7, 2010

I knew Stacy many years ago in Georgeown when she named our group "Wild Women", she taught me to paint my face and dance to the drum. She taught me to love "wildly". I know she and my mom also her "friend" are dancing in the stars watching over us all. Thank you Stacy for being in my life. God bless to all her family. love, Waylynn Basey Mitchell

David Bales

November 7, 2010

On behalf of my entire family, we want to say thank you to each and every one of you who sent their heartfelt condolences.Stacy was a wonderful sweet soul who just wanted to be loved- and she was -ya'lls messages are such beautiful proof.Stacy now rests in a peaceful place and for that we are truly grateful.Thanks to all of you!

Tracy Tangedal

November 4, 2010

David, Im so sorry for your loss. I know you were taking good care of her and she knew you loved her. Hang in there...if you need anything let me know. Stacy was a special woman and she can now rest in peace. Love, Tracy

Linda o'nEIL

November 3, 2010

She touched many lives. May she resst in peace.

November 2, 2010

WILD THING: most memorable performance of the song occurred not in hollywood, new york, london or hong kong, but on the stage at scholz garten, front "man", STACY LYNN BALES. period.

Mack Hickman

November 2, 2010

My heart goes out to the Bales family.David, I know how much you loved and cared for Stacy and I can only pray that you can receive the comfort and peace knowing that you will one day be with her again in Paradise. God recognizes that you have been a good and faithful servant for Stacy. May God's peace be with you all.

Pam Hays-Moon

November 2, 2010

Stace, you will be missed my friend.