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Wingville, Baker County, Oregon
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at West and Company chapel for Carrie Lee Kinnison, 90, who died Friday at St. Elizabeth Hospital. Interment will be at Mt. Hope cemetery. The Rev. Lawrence Roumpf will officiate.
Mrs. Kinnison was a third generation pioneer of Baker County and a longtime resident of Wingville. She was born in Wingville March 13, 1873 to Oliver and Martha Jane Ison, both of whom belonged to pioneer families who arrived here in 1862. Mrs. Kinnison was married to H. B. Kinnison, of pioneer heritage also, at Wingville January 1, 1896.
Mrs. Kinnison was a member of the Presbyterian Church and was chosen as queen of the pioneer celebration in 1958. She has resided in Baker since 1942.
Survivors include a son, Buford of Pocahontas district, a daughter, Mrs. E.V. (Irmal) Jones of Okanogan, Washington; a sister, Mrs. Lilith Allen, Baker; a niece, Mrs. Verna Hogg, Salem, and seven grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and five great great grandchildren.
Source: Baker Democrat Herald, Baker City, Oregon, October 26, 1963, page 3
Contributed by: Sue Wells