Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon

Mrs. E. B. Enyart passed away Friday evening, January 12, 1940, at the family home in Enterprise, about four hours after she had a stroke. She was active as usual thru the day and was preparing supper in the evening when she was taken ill, and sat down for relief. In a few minutes she became unconscious, and she passed away at about nine o’clock.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Booth chapel conducted by E. E. Callahan of the Christian church, and burial was in Enterprise cemetery. The pall bearers were Ben Tucker, Robert Resse, Sam White, Vester Doran, William Bennett and Cecil Patten.

Lora Gertrude Halley was born at Macon City, Missouri, February 3, 1869 and was married in that city to E. B. Enyart, July 11, 1885. They came west in 1890 and located at Dayton, Washington. In 1899 Mr. Enyart came to Wallowa county and settled in Paradise, and his wife followed the next year. The remained on their farm until 1937 when they sold out and moved to town.

Surviving are Mr. Enyart and six children; Mrs. Lulu Victor, Walter Enyart, and Mrs. Edna Pratt of Enterprise, Vollie Enyart of Lowden, George Enyart of Ontario and Lester Enyart of Grangeville, Idaho, and there are eight grandchildren. One sister, Mrs. Pearl Stigall, lives at Eldorado Springs, Missouri, and a brother, Austin Harris, lives at Moberly, Missouri.

Source: Enterprise Chieftain, Enterprise, Oregon, January 18, 1940
Contributed by: Sue Wells
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor