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Myers, Helen Aletha – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Helen Aletha Myers, 90, of La Grande died Friday Aug. 4 at a local care center. The funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday Aug. 12 at the Fossil Baptist Church. A graveside service and interment will follow at the Fossil Masonic Cemetery. Sweeney Mortuary of Condon is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Myers was born Jan. 8, 1916, to William and Belle Younce Crawford in Franklin, N.C. The family moved to Service Creek, and she graduated from high school in Wheeler County 1934. On June 28, 1938, she married Edgar Mason Myers in Yakima, Wash. They lived in Klamath Falls, then Kinzua where he worked in logging. They later moved to Fossil where they had a ranch. She was honored as Grand Marshall of the Wheeler County Fair Parade in 1990. She enjoyed gardening, embroidery, the outdoors and especially fishing for steelhead. Survivors include three sons and their wives, John and Willie Myers, and Jim and...

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Myers, Porter R. – Obituary

Porter Robert Dewitt Myers, 87, 2365 Fourth St., a longtime Baker resident, died Tuesday, March 31, 1981, at St. Elizabeth Nursing Home. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Grays West and Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. The Rev. Leora Sharp of the Church of the Nazarene will officiate. Interment will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Mr. Myers was born on July 9, 1893, in Franklin, N.C., to Jasper Tennessee and Maggie Jennie Keyes Myers. His family moved to Oregon about 1903. They lived on a small acreage about a mile east of Mount Hope Cemetery, where his father operated a blacksmith shop. Mr. Myers was engaged in farming early in his life. He also worked at the White Pine Sawmill and at Mount Hope Cemetery. He drove a milk truck for several years for the old creamery on Auburn Ave. He picked up cream and milk in the lower Powder Valley. He also worked as a mechanic for the major garages in Baker and owned a repair shop just before his retirement. He attended Baker schools. He was married to Myrtle Ann Collins of Wallowa on Dec. 17, 1917. She preceded him in death on Sept. 24, 1961. Survivors include three daughters, Margaret Geils Martin of Richland, Virginia Lavelle Martin of Toledo and Nora LaDon Crisp of Pine Tops, N.C.; a son, Robert of Yakima,...

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