Pioneer Rock Creek Farmer Passes

After a long illness, death called James Albert Hearing, October 27, at his ranch home on Rock Creek. Mr. Hearing, a prominent Rock Creek farmer, was born in Linn County, December 14, 1870, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hearing, Oregon pioneers.

He is survived by his widow, Lydia; one daughter, Mrs. Leona Bell of Haines; one son, Leo Hearing of Bay City; one sister, Mrs. Nell Stanley of Haines; two brothers, Sam Hearing of Vernonia and Earl Hearing of Sheridan; four grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Funeral services were held from West’s chapel with Rev. Lawrence Robinson officiating. Burial was in the Haines cemetery.

The Record Courier, Baker City, OR,
Thursday, 30 October 1947, Page 8.
Contributed by: Robert C. Bull