Baker City, Oregon
Beverley Torrey-Grimes, 74, of Mesa, Ariz., and a former longtime Baker City resident who returned often to visit relatives and friends, died Dec. 16, 2003, at the Banner Hospice House.
A Celebration of Life was held Tuesday, April 27, 2004, 11:30 a.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel with Bishop John McMurdie of the Scottsdale, Ariz., LDS Church officiating.
Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery in Baker City.
Beverly was born April 21, 1929, at Pocatello, Idaho, she was the daughter of the late Lester Randall and Jessie Armstrong-Randall. She was the wife of the late Charles Grimes.
She was a homemaker and a dental assistant for many years. She was a Baker High School graduate and had traveled to Europe and lived in Spain and France.
She lived in many different places in the United States, including her hometown of Baker City, She enjoyed many different hobbies including ceramics and her love of reading.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and greatly enjoyed the visits from her ward teachers.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Grace and her husband, Jerry, of Walkersville, Md., and Paula Barlet and her husband, Russ, of Mesa, Ariz.; two sisters, Lola Jack and her husband, Robert, of Baker City, and Norma Cartwright and Gail Gardner of Medford; two grandchildren, Anthony Grace and Tina Grace; and five great-grandchildren, Caitlin and Rachel Kirkpatrick, and Allie and Jared Grace, all of Walkersville, Md, and Ryan Grace of North Pole, Alaska; many nieces and nephews; and many friends she made over the years.
She was preceded in death by Paul Bowers, Ronald Torrey, her brother-in-law, Orlin Cartwright, and her nephew, James Cartwright.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Association, this may done through Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, April 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor