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McDowell, Nora Alice Thompson Mrs. – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, 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 Nora Alice McDowell, 77, of North Powder, died May 1, 1996, at the North Powder Ponderosa Adult Foster Home. Her graveside funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Marion/Friends Cemetery at Marion , Oregon. Rev. E.E. Blackmon of the Parkrose Deliverance Tabernacle of Portland will officiate. Vault interment will follow. Visitations will be today until 4 p.m. at the Coles-Strommer-Monroe Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. in Baker City. Mrs. McDowell was born April 3, 1919, in Marian, Oregon, the daughter of Fredrick and Milly Slyter Thompson. She spent her childhood and attended schools in Eugene, graduating from high school there. On April 3, 1939, she was united in marriage to James A. McDowell in Vancouver, Washington. He preceded her in death in July 1995. The couple lived for a time in Humboldt County, California, and in Brownsville, Oregon. They moved to North Powder in 1986 and bought property and a building in 1988...

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McDowell, James Ambrose – Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon The Rev. James Ambrose McDowell, 83, of North Powder, died July 10, 1995 at St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton. His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Bethel Full Gospel Church in North Powder. Pastor James Cornelius will officiate. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Friends Cemetery at Marian. Pastor E.E. Blackmon of the Parkrose Deliverance Tabernacle will officiate at the graveside. The Rev. McDowell was born January 29, 1912, in Cedar Glades, Arkansas, to John and Mary Elizabeth McDowell. He was raised and educated in Arkansas and came to Oregon in 1939. He married Nora Alice in Vancouver, Washington, on April 3, 1939. This year they observed their 56th wedding anniversary. He worked as a millwright in the timber industry and also as a welder in the shipyards during World War II. He moved to Humbolt County, California, in 1950 from Brownsville. He came to North Powder in 1987 and purchased property and a building in 1988 which he converted into the Bethel Full Gospel Church where his service will be held. He had been active in the Pentacostal churches and was a member of the Full Gospel Fellowship. Survivors include his wife, Nora Alice McDowell of North Powder, two children, Milly Simonsen of Portland and John McDowell of McKinleyville, Californian; a brother, Victor Oral McDowell of Lawton,...

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