Joetta Bidle

Joetta K. Sales Bidle, 45, of Beavercreek, Ohio, formerly of East Peoria, died at 8:35 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, 2001, at the University of Tennessee Memorial Hospital in Knoxville, Tenn.

She died from injuries sustained after a tree fell on her while hiking on July 3 at Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee.

She was born Jan. 31, 1956, in Peoria, a daughter of Harold and Roliene Hayes Sales. She married Dean Bidle. He survives.

Also surviving are her parents of Adair; two sons, Lucas and Edward (and Tonya); three sisters, Elaine Mott of Denver Colo., Joyce Delaney-Walker of St. Peters, Mo., and Carol Martin of Fox Lake; and three brothers, Ed, Norm and Jerry Sales, all of the Peoria area.

She attended East Peoria Community High School and worked for U.S. Airways.

She was a member of the Vineyard Christian Fellowship in Dayton, Ohio.

Services were held Monday at Tobias Funeral Home in Beavercreek with burial in the Bidle Family Cemetery in Mount Tabor.

Memorials may be made to the Building Fund at Vineyard Christian Fellowship, Dayton, Ohio, 937-259-1912.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 7/11/2001

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