Baker City, Baker County, Oregon
Joe Carroll, 73, Services Today
Joseph C. Carroll, 73, Unity, passed away Saturday, Feb. 11 at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital.
Services for Mr. Carroll will be conducted today, Thursday, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. at the Calvary Baptist church in Baker with Pastor Larry Goin and Pastor Jim Mitchell officiating. Vault interment will follow at the Haines Cemetery.
Mr. Carroll was born November 2, 1910, to Arch T. and Henrietta Whinery Carroll at Braggs, Oklahoma. He came to Oregon in 1945 and was married to Marie Christensen at Winnemucca, Nevada, November 26, 1952.
He worked for the U. S. Forest Service for 27 years in the Baker and Unity districts, during which time he was a fire control officer.
He was very active in the Burnt River Community Church and on the Church Board. He was also active in community affairs and served on the Burnt River Community Hall Board, and active in school activities and athletics.
He is survived by his wife Marie Carroll of Unity; sons, Thomas R Moore of Wilsonville and Larry H. Moore of Bend; three daughters, JoDell Mitchell of Mackay, Idaho, Rose Marie Young of Umatilla and Brenda Coulter of Burns; two brothers, Arthur Carroll of Eugene, and Henry Carroll of Colcord, Oklahoma; three sisters, Wilma Courtney of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Ruth Brooks of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, and Helen Clubb of Baker; nine grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends who wish may contribute in his memory to the Burnt River Community Church Building Fund. This may be done through Gray’s West & Co.
Source: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, February 16, 1984
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor