Lenington, Pauline Nora – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon

Services Held For Young Enterprise Mother

Pauline Nora Lenington, 30, wife of James R. Lenington of Enterprise, passed away unexpectedly Friday evening July 17, 1953 at the Wallowa Memorial Hospital following a short illness.

Daughter of James R. and Nora Anderson, she was born October 15, 1922 at Hood River. Her early childhood was spent in Portland and Oakland, Oregon.

When seven years old she moved with her parents to Wallowa where she attended grade school and graduated from high school. Since that time Enterprise has been her home. She married James R. Lenington in 1941 at Weiser, Idaho.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Enterprise and was a devoted church worker, being a member of the Women’s missionary society, the church clerk and a Sunday school teacher.

Mrs. Lenington is survived by her husband, James R. Lenington, three small daughters, Carol Ann, Susan Ella, and Laura Lee and her mother Mrs. Nora Anderson, all of Enterprise. Her father James R. Anderson of Ukiah, Oregon; two brothers Kenneth and Wilbur Anderson and one sister Mrs. Arnold (Maxine) Hahn, of Enterprise, and one grandmother, Mrs. Christine Miller of Eagle Point, Oregon.

Funeral services, arranged by Booth Bollman Funeral Home, were held Tuesday, July 21 at 2 P.M. at the First Baptist church. Rev. Vern R. Hodges officiated. Mrs. Edith Locke sang “The Lord is My Shepherd,” and Mrs. Locke ad Mrs. Gerald Brown sang God is Love” accompanied by Mrs. C.C. Jacobs. Pallbearers were Herb Casteel, Gerald R. Brown, Wilmer Cook, Sidney Brock, Arthur Wood and Robert L. Cox. Internment was in the Wallowa Cemetery.

Relatives from out of town attending the services were Mr. and Mrs. James Anderson, Ukiah; Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Wiseman, La Grande, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lenington, Ordinance; Mr. and Mrs. Julius Miller and children, Garden Valley, Idaho; Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Miller, Portland; Mrs. L.L. Dougan, Portland; Mrs. Clarence Davies, Eagle Point; Mr. and Mrs. John Anderson La Grande; Mrs. Orval Anderson, La Grande

Contributed by Orvetta Harmon

MLA Source Citation:

White, Judy Wallis. Wallowa County Oregon ObituariesAccessGenealogy. © 1999-2013, all rights reserved. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 17 January 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/oregon/lenington-pauline-nora-obituary.htm - Last updated on Feb 8th, 2012

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