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Davis, Opal “Dee” – Obituary

Baker County, Oregon Obituaries Opal “Dee” Davis, 71, of Boardman, died Jan. 25, 2003, at his home. Private cremation with a Celebration of Life graveside service will be held later this year in Canyon City, with time and date to be announced later. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of arrangements. Dee was born March 27, 1931, at Waldron, Ark., the third child of Reacel and Monta May Starr Davis. He was raised in Booneville, Ark., then moved to Oregon in 1948. There he married Norma Jean Wood on Aug. 9, 1949, in John Day. They had four children, Linda Davis Pifher, Della Davis Edison, Rick Davis, and Roger Davis. He worked as a cat skinner, mechanic, heavy equipment operator and road builder. Dee loved to hunt, fish and be with his family, and always had a story or joke to share. He was always ready to go fishing rain or shine, he hunted up until last year when his health declined. He will be greatly missed by those who dearly loved him. Dee is survived by his daughters, Linda Davis-Pifher of Boardman, and Della Edison and her husband, Jim, of Baker City; son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Dalene Davis of Baker City; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Arnold, Elmer and Dean; one sister, Janie; many nieces and nephews; and a very dear and special friend, Clarice...

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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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