Elgin, Union County, Oregon

Hallie Myrtle Stevenson, 99, 4000 Cedar St., an Elgin native who would have been 100 years old next week, died Sunday, August 15, 1982, at Cedar Manor Nursing Home.

Her graveside funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Elgin Cemetery in Elgin. Pastor Ralph Holcomb of the First Christian Church will officiate.

Mrs. Stevenson was born August 24, 1882, in Elgin to Daniel and Elizabeth Graham. She was the first white child born in Elgin after it was incorporated. Her father was a blacksmith in Elgin for many years.

She married George English Stevenson in Elgin on June 1, 1901. They lived in Elgin, Enterprise, and Portland, following Mr. Stevenson’s career with the U.S. Forest Service. He preceded her in death in 1963. He was buried in Elgin also.

Mrs. Stevenson came to Baker on December 17, 1969. She had been at Cedar Manor Nursing Home since then.

She was a member of the First Christian Church of Elgin and a 50 year member of a Portland Order of Eastern Star chapter.

Survivors include a niece, Adele Chandler of Baker.

Visitations will be at the Langrell-Monroe Mortuary, 1950 Place St., until 9 p.m. today. The casket will be closed at the funeral.

Source: Baker Democrat Herald, Baker City, Oregon, August 16, 1982, page 2
Contributed by: Sue Wells