Obituaries for August 2014

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Sherril S. Ulery

Independence

Sherril S. Ulery, 76, of Independence died July 23 in Independence. She was born in Marshalltown, Iowa to Howard and Irene Sanders. Sherril was a wife and mother of seven children. She and her husband of 57 years, William, were ...

Zelda Evangeline Cox

Dallas

Zelda Evangeline Cox, 93, of Dallas died Friday in Dallas. She was born in Crosby, Minn., to George Washington and Verna Johnstone Eggert. Zelda moved from North Dakota as a teenager and graduated from Perrydale High School in 1938. She ...

Melinda Marleen Richardson

Dallas

Melinda Marleen (Goddard) Richardson, 47, of Dallas died Friday. She was born in Casper, Wyo., to Pennie (Wisser) and Jim Renfro. Melinda had lived in Oregon since 1985. Melinda was most proud of the fact that she had been Nathan ...

V. Ruth Noble Guenther

Dallas

V. Ruth Noble Guenther, 91, of Dallas died July 24 in Dallas. She was born in Yakima, Wash., to Earl and Amy (Bates) Noble. The family came to Dallas in the 1930’s and then moved to Monmouth a few years ...

Robert E. Bailey

Dallas

Robert E. Bailey, 97, of Dallas died July 29. Private family gathering in celebration of Robert's life will be held at a later date. Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service, Salem handled arrangements.

Charlene Fay (Baughman) Andresen

Pahoa, Hawaii

Charlene Fay (Baughman) Andresen, 55, of Pahoa, Hawaii died July 17 at Hilo Medical Center in Hilo, Hawaii, from complications following an emergency surgery. She grew up in Dallas and had attended Dallas schools. Survivors include her sons, Joshua M. ...

Connie Louise Chappelle

Dallas

Connie Louise Chappelle Nov. 23, 1942 – July 27, 2014 Connie Louise Chappelle, 71, of Dallas died July 27 in Salem. She was born in Santa Rosa, Calif., to Lenard and Mary Katherine Ulzen Sullivan. Connie grew up and went ...

Donna Mae Long

Dallas

Donna Mae Long, 82, of Dallas died Saturday in Dallas. She was born in Grand Forks, N.D., to John and Elma Sando. She married Frederick S. Long on May 21, 1954 in Willwood Presbyterian Church in Willwood, Wash. They traveled ...

Alden Watson

Dallas

Alden Watson, 89, of Dallas died Friday after a brief battle with lung cancer. He was born in Swain, Ark., and resided in Tillamook for more than 50 years before relocating to Dallas in 2006. Alden retired after more than ...

Wilda Elaine Goble

Monmouth

Wilda Elaine Goble March 14, 1934 – Aug. 2, 2014 Wilda Elaine Goble, 80, a longtime Monmouth resident, died Saturday. She was born to Wilbur and Lelah Gray in Buena Vista. Graveside service is Saturday at 10 a.m. at Buena ...

Shane Andrew Curry Sr.

Dallas

Shane Andrew Curry Sr., 43, of Dallas died July 26 in Salem. He was born to Bill and Sharon Curry in Annapolis, Md. Shane had lived in Oregon for 35 years and worked as a carpenter. He was preceded in ...

Terri Lynn Cooley

Dallas

Terri Lynn (Griffin) Cooley, 57, of Dallas died July 24 in Dallas. She was born in Orange, Calif., to William and Elaine Macha Griffin. Terri graduated from Sheridan High School in 1974. She married her classmate Bill Cooley on June ...

Lidia D. Amaya

Independence

Lidia D. Amaya, 65, of Independence died Monday. Viewing is Friday from noon to 5 p.m. at Farnstrom Mortuary in Independence. Service is Saturday at noon at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 783 Church St W, Monmouth ...

RaeJean Latvala

Dallas

RaeJean Latvala, 53, of Dallas died Sunday in Salem. She was born in Inglewood, Calif., to Raymond William and Nancy Carolyn Jackson Latvala. RaeJean worked as a Certified Nurse's Aide at the Ellendale Home and other care facilities. She also ...

Tyson Johnson

California, formerly of Dallas

Tyson “Sweaty” Johnson, also known as, Walter Bailey, 29, died July 23 while living in California. He grew up in Dallas and graduated from Dallas High School in 2004. He was a funny, happy-go-lucky, soft-hearted guy who will be missed ...

Mark David Stapleton

Salem

No words can express the profound sadness over the passing of our beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle, coach, and friend, Mark Stapleton. He passed away suddenly on a beautiful July afternoon and it was a shock the will echo ...

Harry John Mack

Dallas

Harry John Mack was born in Gatesville, Texas, to Martin and Mary (Koch) Mack on March 18, 1926. He died July 28, 2014 in Dallas, Oregon. He graduated from Gatesville High School in 1943. He attended Tarleton State College briefly ...

Philip Angelo Centanni

St. Helens, formerly of Dallas

Philip Angelo Centanni, 66, of St. Helens, formerly of Dallas, died July 28 in St. Helens. He was born in San Francisco to Angelo and Mary Jane Centanni. He grew up in San Mateo, Calif. In 1965, he enlisted in ...

RaeJean Latvala

Dallas

RaeJean Latvala, 53, of Dallas died Aug. 3 in Salem. She was born in Inglewood, Calif., to Raymond William and Nancy Carolyn Jackson Latvala. RaeJean worked as a certified nurse’s aide at the Ellendale Home and other care facilities. She ...

Terri Lynn (Griffin) Cooley

Dallas

Terri Lynn (Griffin) Cooley, 57, of Dallas died July 24. She was born in Orange, Calif., to William and Elaine Macha Griffin. Terri graduated from Sheridan High School in 1974. She married her classmate, Bill Cooley, on June 13, 1975. ...

Wilda Elaine Goble

Monmouth

Wilda Elaine Goble, 80, longtime Monmouth resident, died Aug. 2. She was born in Buena Vista to Wilbur and Lelah Gray. Wilda graduated from Central High in Independence. She married David Lee Goble of Salem on May 17, 1953, at ...

Robert 'Bob' Allen Gibson

Prineville, formerly of Dallas

Robert “Bob” Allen Gibson, 74, of Prineville, formerly of Dallas, died Thursday in Prineville. He was born in Cherokee, Okla., and moved to Oregon when he was 7 years old. He had been a longtime resident of Dallas until moving ...

Katherine Gambrill

Grants Pass, formerly of Dallas

Katherine Gambrill, 98, of Grants Pass, formerly of Dallas, died Saturday in Grants Pass. Graveside service is Saturday at 1 p.m. at Dallas Cemetery. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center handled arrangement. To send an online condolence: www.dallastribute.com.

Connie Sue Sparks

Monmouth

Connie Sparks, 52, of Monmouth died Saturday after a difficult struggle with cancer. She was born in Pomona, Calif. Celebration of Connie’s life is being planned. Farnstrom Mortuary, Independence, handled arrangements. To send an online condolence: www.FarnstromMortuary.com.

Carolyn Hall

Monmouth

CAROLYN HALL, 77, of Monmouth died Monday in Monmouth. Memorial service is Saturday at 10 a.m. at Pedee Memorial Church with private interment in the Womer Cemetery. The family asks that you send your favorite photos to the Dallas Mortuary ...

Doris Joy Vanlaningham

Independence

Doris Joy VanLaningham went to be with our Heavenly Father on August 10, 2014, surrounded by her husband, son and daughter-in-law, daughter and son-in-law and granddaughter at home. Born Doris Joy Lawrence in Coleman, Oklahoma May 15, 1928 to Stewart ...

Peter Adam DeBusk

Dallas

Peter “Pete” Adam DeBusk, 87, of Dallas died Aug. 7 in Dallas. He was born in Bend to James and Alma (Zachman) DeBusk. As a small child the family moved to Toledo, where he attended school. Peter graduated from Toledo ...

Carolyn Schockney Hall

Monmouth

Carolyn Shockney Hall, 77, of Monmouth died Aug. 11. She was born to Jesse and James Shockney. She married Gene Hall on Aug. 12, 1955; they had been married for more than 58 years. Carolyn had uprooted her entire life ...

Kathleen 'Kathy' Elizabeth Miller

Salem

Kathleen “Kathy” Elizabeth Miller, 69, died Aug. 11 in Salem. She had lived many years in Arizona and returned to her Willamette Valley roots this year. Survivors include her brother, Dick (Sandy) Prater, and sisters, Linda Lesh and Sally Bayer. ...

Anthony 'Tony' John Muttillo

Monmouth

Tony Muttillo, 75, of Monmouth died Aug. 12. He was born in Rome, N.Y., to Tony and Theresa Muttillo and resided in Rome until the age of 19. Tony joined the Air Force and served his country for four years. ...

Katherine Hobbs Gambrill

Grants Pass, formerly of Dallas

Katherine Hobbs Gambrill, 97, of Grants Pass, formerly of Dallas, died Aug. 9 in Grants Pass. She was born to Charles Wesley and Sofia Eleanor Cissel Hobbs. She spent her childhood in Alpha, Md., and as an adult lived mostly ...

Rebecca 'Becky' Ann Kahl

Salem, formerly of Keizer and Dallas

Rebecca “Becky” Ann Kahl, 54, of Salem, formerly of Keizer and Dallas, died Thursday. She was born in Dallas to Jack and Ann Smith, the first of five children. Becky graduated from McNary High School in 1978. She married Mike ...

Velma Marie Roberts

Dallas

Velma Marie Roberts, 88, of Dallas died July 29 in Dallas. She was born in Muskogee, Okla., to Rush and Berdie Cox Murrah. Velma married Elmer Roberts on May 10, 1941 in Oklahoma. They moved from the Midwest and made ...

Carla Xvie Burbank

Pedee

Carla Xvie Burbank, 78, of Pedee died Aug. 19 in Salem. She was born in Bend to Carl and Agnes Jensen South. In 1949, she and her family moved to Roseburg. In 1951, her parents purchased property in Pedee and ...

Winnie Lee Combs Davies

Monmouth

Winnie Lee Combs Davies, 89, of Monmouth died Aug. 18 in Monmouth. She was born in a log house in Scott County, Ark. She spent most of her youth in the area, ending up at Hon, Ark. When she was ...

Joe Lee Cole

Dallas

Joe Lee Cole, 86, of Dallas died Saturday in Dallas. He was born to Doris Brittain Cole and Agnes Joyce Sisk Cole in Kings Mountain, N.C. Joe served in the Navy from 1945-1948 aboard the USS Begor. He was part ...

Connie Sue Sparks

Monmouth

Connie Sue Sparks, 53, of Monmouth died Aug. 9 in Buena Vista. She was born in Ontario, Calif., to John and Christine Hathcock, and had made Oregon her home the past 39 years. Connie married Bruce R. Sparks Jr. on ...

Ruth Plummer Hansen

Dallas

Ruth Plummer Hansen, 96, of Dallas died Sunday. She was born in a home on Orchard Knob Road, three miles north of Dallas, to Louis W. and Emma Plummer. Ruth grew up in Dallas, graduating from Dallas High School in ...

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