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Nellie Mae Stanley, 70, a member of a Pioneer Baker County family, died early this morning at her home in Rock Creek.
Mrs. Stanley, daughter of Samuel and Susan Hearing, was born at Muddy Creek on Dec. 7, 1888. She had been a resident of Baker County for her entire life and was married to Lee C. Stanley at the old Central Hotel on May 14, 1911.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley had ranched in the Rock Creek district for a number of years until retirement several years ago.
Mrs. Stanley is survived by her husband of Rock Creek; by three daughters, Mrs. Edna Boyles of Burley, Ida., Mrs. Cora Mae Fidler of Haines and Mrs. Billie W. Webb of Baker; by two brothers, Earl Hearing of Salem and Sam Hearing of Vernonia, Ore.; by five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Services for Mrs. Stanley will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday from West and Company. The Rev. Tom Foster of Haines will Officiate. Burial will be in Haines Cemetery.
Democrat Herald, Baker City, OR,
Friday, 27 Mar 1959, Page 3.