Unity, Oregon

Carl M. Greenwood, 83, of Unity, died June 15, 2002, at St. Elizabeth Care Center.

His graveside funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Unity Cemetery. Pastor Mathew Schnetz of the Unity Community Church and Lynn Shumway will officiate. There will be a reception afterward at the Unity Community Church.

Carl was born on Feb. 10, 1919, at Oglesby, Okla., to Myrtle and Clarence Greenwood. He was educated at Oglesby and Ramona, Okla.

He married Mildred Packard on June 8, 1940, at Bartlesville, Okla. They came to Unity in 1957 and worked for Harold Grabner for two years. From 1959 until he retired because of health reasons, he worked for the Rouse Brothers Ranch at Unity.

He was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association. He raised quarter horses and loved to ride and work with horses.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant brother, Clarence Laverne; and a sister, Allene Evans.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred of Unity; a sister, Dortha Shorter of Bartlesville, Okla.; two sons and their wives, Jay and Eddie June Greenwood and Joe and LeaAnne Greenwood, both of Unity; two daughters and their husbands, Kay and Lee Silva of Winston and Carlene and Dave Herburger of Mount Vernon; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, June 21, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor