Location: Adams County WA

Hagen, Clarence Carl – Obituary

His home, N10605 Elma, husband of Mrs. Ava Hagen, at the home. Father of Miss Yvonne M. Hagen, Leith Duane Hagen, both at the home, son of Mrs. Oscar Labidee, Sidney, Mont.; brother of Mrs. Laura Morris, Port Gervis, N.J.; Mrs. Edwin Schlenz, Kalispel, Mont.; Mrs. John Weisz, Ray, N.D.; Ralph Hagen, Miles City, Mont.; Harry Hagen and Ernest Hagen, both of Poplar, Mont. Member of Congregational Church, Lynd IOOF Lodge, No. 184, Jones Encampment No. 78, Canton Spokane No. 2, Past Grand Patriarch of Washington, Elks Lodge No. 1930, Moses Lake Funeral Service Mon., July 26, at 1 p.m. in the Alwin Chapel of the Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home, N1306 Monroe St. Rev. Hollis S. Rice and Rev. Mark Lee officiating, assisted by Samantan Lodge No. 52. Burial service Greenwood Memorial Terrace. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Fox, John Logan – Obituary

His home, W227 – 24th Ave. Husband of Eva M. Fox, at the home; father of Mrs. Ava Marie Hagen, Lind, Wash.; 2 grandchildren; brother of Mrs. Laura Beyers, Baldwin Park, Wash.; Mrs. Lulu Dixon, San Diego, Calif.; Medford Fox, Cunningham, Wash.; stepfather of Mrs. Edith McMullen, Portland, Ore.; D. E. Miller, San Mateo, Calif.; Allan W. and Ervin L. Miller, both of Spokane; 8 step grandchildren. A member of the Spokane Lodge No. 34, F. & A.M. Spokane consistory, El Katif Shrine and Samaritan Lodge No. 52, Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Funeral services Mon. Feb. 7, 11 a.m. in the Alwin Chapel, Hazen & Jaeger Funeral Home, N1306 Monroe. Dr. G. Christie Swain officiating, assisted by the Rose Croix, graveside services 3 p.m., Feb. 7th, from the Lind, Wash., cemetery. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Hagen, Ava Marie Fox Poland – Obituary

Entered into rest April 7, 1998 in Spokane, WA, her home for the past 31 years. She is survived by her son, Leith D. Hagen of Coeur d’Alene, ID; her daughter, Vonnie Hagen Dynes of Spokane; grandchildren, Angela G. Garner of Spokane, Ken McLennan of Vancouver, BC, Chad C. Hagen of Seattle, Joel D. McLennan of Asia and Micah J. McCandless of Spokane; great granddaughters, Madison D. Garner and Sedonia G. Garner both of Spokane, numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence C. Hagen. [First married to Arthur Poland] Mrs. Hagen was born in Hatton, WA, August 30, 1905. She graduated from Whitworth College and was a public school teacher for many years in the Spokane area. She was a member of Rebecca Lodge and the Association of Wheat Growers. Mrs. Hagen was a loving mother and grandmother and will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 14, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. at Sunset Chapel, Fairmount Memorial Park with interment to follow at Greenwood Memorial Terrace. Friends may pay their respects Sunday, Noon to 6:00 p.m., Monday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 508 N. Government Way, Spokane. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Kelley, Harry E. Mrs. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Mrs. Harry E. Kelley died Sunday, Nov. 3, at the family home at Washtucna, Wash., after an illness of only about a week. Mr. Kelley was here last week when he received word that she was seriously ill and he hastened home. Death was caused by an abscess at the base of the brain. Three small sons survive their mother. Three small sons survive their mother. Burial was in the Masonic cemetery at Walla Walla yesterday. Enterprise Record Chieftain, Wallowa County, Oregon, Thursday, November 7,...

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Lyons, Edward Charles – Obituary

Edmund “Boomer” Charles Lyons, 38, died at his home in Enumclaw, Wash., June 8. A memorial service will begin at 3 p.m. June 30 at the Hermiston Eagles Lodge, 160 N.W. Second St., Hermiston. Boomer was born in Othello, Wash., on Sept. 4, 1968, to Evelyn Lyons and Ed C. Lyons I. In 1993, Boomer met his future wife, Chrissy, at Crabby’s bar and it was love at first sight. They were married Oct. 15, 1993, and made their home in Enumclaw. Boomer worked at FedEx National LTL. He enjoyed coaching his daughter’s fast pitch softball team and was his son’s biggest fan at all Special Olympic athletic events. Boomer’s passion was his family. His second passion was football; he played all through high school and one year in college at Eastern Oregon State College. Boomer had many friends, and if he considered you his friend, he was fiercely loyal. He had a wonderful sense of humor and anyone who ever met Boomer never forgot him, his family said. He is survived by his wife, Christine (Duggan) Lyons; son Austin, and daughter, Paige, of Enumclaw; father, Ed C. and stepmother, Pat Lyons of Federal Way, Wash.; grandmother, Elsa Ferguson of Pendleton; brother, Brett Lyons of Arizona, sister, Roberta Lyons of Federal Way; step-siblings, Cheryl Bothwell of Umatilla, Linda and Paul Hendricks of Federal Way, Gary and Tami and Rick...

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Exley, Roberta Lillian King – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Roberta Lillian King Exley, 99, of Salem and formerly of La Grande, died Aug. 9 in Salem. Memorial services will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Morningside United Methodist Church. Roberta was born May 4, 1909, in Hatton, Wash. A sister of the Theta Upsilon Sorority, she received her bachelor of science degree in home economics from Washington State University in 1932. Though eager to teach, the Depression delayed Roberta’s calling. Roberta continued taking classes and found employment as a babysitter. In 1933, Roberta began her career as a teacher of home economics and English at Farmington High School. Two years later, Roberta was teaching home economics at Colville Junior High School. While working there, she met Clifford Elmer Exley. He was an English, social science and science teacher and a varsity football coach. They married in June 1936. The couple had two children: John Jay and Carole Kay. While raising her children, Roberta was a substitute teacher and a member of Eastern Star Chapter 57. From 1938 to 1940, Roberta was bestowed the title of Worthy Matron. In 1945, the family moved to La Grande where Clifford worked at La Grande Junior High School and Roberta taught home economics at Imbler High School from 1952 to 1968. In addition to the responsibilities of a teacher, she was a junior class adviser, assisted with the school...

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Titus, Gertrude – Obituary

Union, Oregon Gertrude Titus, 97, of Union, died Oct. 24 at a local care center. Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center is in charge of arrangements. La Grande Observer – October 26, 2009 ________________________ Local Funerals and Visitations Oct. 29 – Gertrude Titus, celebration of life, 10 a.m., Union United Methodist Church; La Grande Observer – October 28, 2009, Union Cemetery _____________________________ Gertrude Helen Titus, 97, of Union, died Oct. 24 at a local care center. A celebration of life will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Union Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the Union Cemetery. Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center is in charge of arrangements. Gertrude was born Nov. 13, 1911, to Conrad John and Marie Margaret (Horch) Schuetz in Odessa, Wash. She was one of 10 children and helped with her siblings growing up in Ritzville, Wash., and then Rathdrum, Idaho, where she graduated from high school. On March 28, 1936, she married Marvin W. Titus in La Grande. They lived at Haines and on a ranch near Telocaset before moving to Union in 1940. Over the years she worked at almost every business in Union, the drug store, Union Hotel, hardware store, Ben Franklin and even baked pies for the Knotty Pine cafe. She was the fire chief’s wife for 32 years and was always helping around the fire station. The...

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Killingsworth, Dale B. – Obituary

Dale B. Killingsworth, 51, of Madras, died Jan. 5, 2005, as the result of a car accident on Highway 97. His memorial service will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2005, at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Madras. He was born on Dec. 31, 1953, at Colfax, Wash., to Kenneth and Margorie Beckley Killingsworth. He married his wife, Mickey, on June 26, 1976, at Halfway. Dale attended grade school at Benge, Wash. He attended junior high at Corvallis and was a graduate of Wheeler High School. He went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in agriculture engineering and technology from Oregon State University at Corvallis. He and his wife moved to Madras in 1978 from the Tri-Cities. He was employed by Keith Manufacturing as a sawyer and welder. He was a member of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau as well as the Jefferson County Livestock Association. He had been a Jefferson County 4-H leader for 27 years. Survivors include his wife, Mickey of Madras; his mother, Margorie Killingsworth of Washington; brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Carol Killingsworth of Spokane, Wash.; sisters and their husbands, Shirley and John McLean of Coulee City, Wash., Carol and Rick Killingsworth of Fall City, Wash., and Jeannie and Dan Gullett of Prineville; brothers-in-law, Andrew Greener of Halfway and Jack Greener of Fort Worth, Texas; mother-in-law, E.J. Greener of Halfway; nieces...

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Earley, Elizabeth “Betty” Vaughn Mrs. – Obituary

Elizabeth “Betty” Earley, 77, of Prineville died Feb. 9, 2003. Visitations are today at the Whispering Pines Funeral Home at Prineville. There will be no service. Elizabeth was born on June 21, 1925, at Moorehead, Ky., to Van and Flora Holbrook Vaughn. She married Crawford Earley in 1956 at Baker City. She attended school in Virginia. Upon completing school, she married her first husband and moved to Ohio where she lived until 1956. She moved to Oregon until the early 1970s when she moved to Othello, Wash., and then to Southern California. In 1985, she moved in with her daughter, Joyce. Elizabeth returned to Ohio in 1999 and then moved back to Prineville in 2001. She had worked in the laundry and restaurant industries and in potato factories until 1985 when she retired for medical reasons. Her hobbies included crossword puzzles, cross-stitch work, traveling and being with her family. Survivors include her son, Ronald E. Maxey, and daughter, Joyce C. Bolling of Prineville; brothers, William C. Vaughn of Upper Sandusky, Ohio, and Robert E. Vaughn of Bucyrus, Ohio; and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three husbands, two children, three brothers and four sisters. Memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, February 14, 2003 Transcribed by: Belva...

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Adams County, Washington Cemetery Records

Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries (hosted At Adams County, Washington Tombstone Transcription Project) Bartges Cemetery Bauer Werttemberger Cemetery Bell Cemetery Bemis (Rogers) Cemetery Bonney Cemetery Breese Cemetery Bronson Cemetery Bruihl Family Cemetery Burfiend Cemetery Carrico Cemetery Chambers Cemetery Crowe Cemetery Cunningham (Christian Church) Cemetery Dormaier (Hoefner) Cemetery Glacken Cemetery Horn Cemetery Jasman (Knecht) Cemetery Kappel Cemetery Labes Cemetery Link Cemetery Menno Cemetery Michigan Prairie Cemetery Mobley Cemetery Paha Cemetery Pfannekuchen Cemetery Ritzville Memorial Cemetery P art 1 (A-H) P art 2 (I-Q) P art 3 (R-Z) Salem (Saloma) Cemetery Staley Coulee Cemetery Stallion (Johnson) Cemetery Washtucna Pioneer (Mountain View) Cemetery Weishaar Cemetery Wilkinson Family Cemetery Woodruff Cemetery Zoar Cemetery Following Cemeteries (hosted at Interment) American Legion (Adams) Cemetery Bess Hampton Memorial Cemetery Cunningham Cemetery Delight Cemetery Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery German Methodist Cemetery Hatton (I.O.O.F.) Cemetery Menno Cemetery Michigan Prairie Cemetery Paha Cemetery Ritzville Memorial Cemetery Salem Cemetery Washtucna Pioneer Memorial Cemetery...

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Mobley, Floyd William – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Floyd William Mobley, 99, of Baker City, died June 12, 2003, in his home at Meadowbrook Place. His graveside funeral will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Mount Hope Cemetery, with Pastor Jon Privett of the First Church of the Nazarene in Baker City officiating. A potluck picnic at Geiser Pollman Park will follow the ceremonies. Floyd was born April 21, 1904, in Booneville, Ark., and lived there until the age of 3 when his parents, Pearlie and Lemuel Henry Mobley, brought the family by train to Hood River. They homesteaded in Benge, Wash., and later near Huntington. Floyd had a hard time getting an education because when his parents needed help on the homestead he had to stay home from school. He did manage to get a sixth-grade education, and he had a photographic memory and easily remembered almost anything he read. The Bible was one of his favorite books to read, and he could quote entire chapters. Floyd went to Colusa, Calif., in 1929, where he met Dorothy Totman Wilson, whom he married April 15, 1931. They had six children together. They moved back to Huntington in 1934. Floyd was a logger and fell trees all over Oregon, and some in Washington. The family lived in many places in both Eastern and Western Oregon, as well as in Central Washington in the towns of...

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Jordan, Merwin “Rusty” – Obituary

Merwin “Rusty” Jordan, 88, a former Baker City resident, died Dec. 7, 2002, at Eugene. No service is planned. Poole Larson is in charge of arrangements. Rusty was born Nov. 6, 1914, in Washtucna, Wash., and was the oldest of three sons born to Rosco and Kate Jordan. He grew up in La Grande, later moving to Baker City where he lived for over 40 years and worked as a welder. In 1941, he married Dorothy Walker of La Grande. He and his wife moved to Eugene in 1996. Rusty enjoyed spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing, gardening and playing cards. He also enjoyed owning pets over the years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Sue Jordan of Eugene; a son, Patrick Jordan of New Jersey; one granddaughter and one great-grandson; and brother, Delmar Jordan of Kennewick, Wash. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, December 20, 2002 Transcribed by: Belva...

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Derrick, Dorothe Mae Mineff Mrs.

Dorothe Mae Derrick, 76, a longtime resident of Othello, Wash., and a former Baker City resident, died June 7, 2001, at the Beverly Health Care Center at Othello. Her memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Church of the Nazarene at Othello. Pastor Robert Luhn will officiate. There will be a graveside service at 1 p.m. Friday at Mount Hope Cemetery. Pastor Neil Castle of the Baker City Church of the Nazarene will officiate. Mrs. Derrick was born on June 23, 1924, at Baker City to Edward and Rose Haywood Mineff. She married Cecil D. Derrick in Baker City on July 23, 1923. She had lived at Othello for 43 years. Her family and friends would consider Mrs. Derrick a courageous and strong-willed woman. She faced many physical and emotional trials as a result of a plane crash in 1982 that took the life of her husband, Cecil. She was determined to walk again, even though doctors predicted that she would not be able to do so. Prior to the accident, she and her husband enjoyed outdoor life to its fullest. She had been an avid golfer and snow skier. She enjoyed yard work and just being outdoors. At one time she was actively involved in the Eastern Star and was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Survivors include her son, Richard, and his wife, Robin...

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