AUBURNDALE – Myra Hellen Hales, age 74, passed away on February 5, 2019 in Lakeland. She was born in Donalsonville, Georgia on October 19, 1944 to A.B. & Lucy Skipper. Hellen was a 68 year resident of Polk County where she worked as a Bookkeeper for Parker & Knowles Gas. She attended Bartow High School, was a member of Garden Grove Church in Winter Haven and loved to sing. Hellen is preceded in death by; her Husband: John Charles Hales, Parents, Brothers: C.O., Clinton and Amos Skipper and Sister: Callie Mae Oxidine. She is survived by; Daughter: Trena (John) McClain of Auburndale, Sons: Tony (Lenora) Hales of Bartow and Tim Hales of Auburndale, Brother: Doug Skipper, Sister: Hattie Coppock, 3 Grandchildren and 3 Great-Grandchildren.