Location: Barry County MO

Crockett, Rosslee Dama “Rosy” Taylor Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Rosslee Dama “Rosy” Crockett, 82, a longtime Baker City resident, died Dec. 21, 2000, at her home. A celebration of her life will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Darlene Friedlander will conduct the service. A reception will follow the service in the Oregon Trail Room at the Quality Inn Motel, 810 Campbell St. Vault interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitations will be today until 8 p.m. at Gray’s West & Co. Mrs. Crockett was born Feb. 8, 1918, at Monett, Mo., to Leslie A. Taylor and Faye Nichols. She married her best friend, Roy Crockett, on June 13, 1936. They were the parents of one child, a daughter, Darlene. Mrs. Crockett spent her early childhood in Missouri. She came west with her mother, stepfather, sister, aunt, uncle and cousin. They were intending to go to Yakima, Wash., to work in the orchards, but stopped for a while to work in the New Plymouth, Idaho, area, when they heard of work in the Sumpter Valley area. They moved there to work in the lumber camps and on ranches. She attended school at McEwen and spoke fondly of the happy times she enjoyed there. Then she came to Baker City to finish school. She graduated from Baker High School. She was the first queen of the...

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Hickman, Daniel “Lank” – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Daniel ‘Lank’ Hickman 94, a longtime Baker City resident, died Feb. 15, 2002, at his home. His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Pastor Lennie Spooner of the Church of the Nazarene will officiate. Private interment will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitations will be until 7 o’clock tonight at the funeral home. Mr. Hickman was born on Jan. 30, 1908, at Exeter, Barry County, Mo., to William and Elizabeth Metcalf Hickman. He married Bessie Lee of Washburn, Mo., on Dec. 21, 1927. He and his wife moved to Oregon in 1940 and had lived on 19th Street in Baker City for 25 years. Mr. Hickman loved hunting and fishing. Survivors include his wife, Bessie Hickman of Baker City; numerous nieces and nephews, many friends, some special nieces and nephews and many good neighbors. He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son and daughter, two brothers and two sisters. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice through the Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, February 22, 2002 Transcribed by: Belva...

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Lee, Gladys E. Ridenour Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Gladys E. Lee, 96, a longtime Baker City resident, died Nov. 18, 2001, at St Elizabeth Health Care Center. Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. Pastor Roger Scovil of Baker City Christian Church will officiate. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitations will be until 7 o’clock tonight at the funeral home. Mrs. Lee was born Oct. 29, 1905, at Exeter, Mo., to Charles and Rosa Ridenour. Gladys Ridenour and James Larkin Lee were married in the spring of 1924. She was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Mrs. Lee loved the outdoors, especially gardening. She was very talented musically, and provided many hours of entertainment to her family by playing the organ. Her family was very important to her as she was to them. She was an excellent cook, and enjoyed having friends and relatives in for meals. Her family voted her as the best cook in the world! She was loved by all her family and friends, including her caregivers at St. Elizabeth Care Center. Survivors include her son, Bill Lee of Baker City; sisters Marge Smith and her husband, “Smitty,” Doris Alderson and her husband, “Buck,” of Baker City; a brother, “Buck” Ridenour and his wife, Naomi, of Fayetteville, Ark.; sister-in-law, Dean Ridenour of Hayden Lake, Idaho; grandchildren, Glenda Cole and...

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