Mrs. Bessie Lenore Bilyeu, 67, wife of Lloyd R. Bilyeu, died unexpectedly Friday at her home. A daughter of Abraham and Jane Miller, she was born June 1, 1888 on a farm west of Jefferson in Linn County. She was married on June 2, 1909, and lived near or in Jefferson for her entire life.

Surviving besides the widower are two daughters, Lois Underwood and Lael Harper, and one grandson, Stanley Harper, all of Jefferson.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Fortmiller-Frederickson Chapel, Albany, with the Rev. Mervin McGill officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Albany.

Contributed by: Shelli Steedman