The funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Moody Road, Buena Vista, Georgia. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Graveside services, including burials, are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Mr. Sales as born March 28, 1927 in Marion County, Georgia to the late Jasper Sales and Maggie Walton Sales. He was educated in the public school system of Marion County, Georgia. At the age of 65 he retired from GDOT (Georgia Department of Transportation).
Survivors are a beloved wife, Mrs. Bertha Swans Sales, Buena Vista, Georgia; one child preceded him in death, Anniester Sales Wright; Children Joseph Sales Jr. (Louise), Ralph Sales (Sherry), Ellen Sales Battle, Johnny Sales (Sandy) and Jermaine Sales (Kim), Carmen Swans, Zelma Ford, Casey Jones, Jr., Diane Fulks and Masey Jones; Three siblings, Sallie Dunning, Macon, GA, Benny Sales (Justine) and Officer Ray Sales (Annie), all of Buena Vista, Georgia; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; a host of loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.