Eagle Valley, Baker County, Oregon
Ella Muriel Beale, 91, of Richland, died May 6, 2006, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center.
Her graveside funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Eagle Valley Cemetery in Richland. Pastor Ray Wilson of the New Bridge Church of The Nazarene will officiate. Visitations will be from noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St.
Mrs. Beale was born on March 2, 1915, in Texas, to Carl S. and Mary Jane Thompson Carganey. The family lived in Texas and Missouri for a time before moving West and settling at Prineville. She graduated from Crooked River High School. She married Ralph S. Page and they later separated.
She then married George J. Beale, moving to Eagle Valley in 1946. Mr. Beale died in 1970.
She was a homemaker and was very active in the New Bridge Grange and the senior programs. She volunteered in many activities in Eagle Valley. Mrs. Beale was an avid angler and loved rock hounding.
Survivors include her son, Neal Page of Richland; brothers, Carl “Tommy” Carganey of Baker City and Milford Carganey of Bend; sister, Laura Chapman of Milton-Freewater; grandson and wife, David and Heather Page of Nyssa; two great-granddaughters; a stepdaughter and her husband, Pat and Jerry Hendricks of Blanco, Texas; four stepgrandchildren and numerous stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, George.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 12, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor