Maxine May Matson (Wells)

May 4, 2009

Maxine May Matson, age 79, of Sweet Home passed away Monday, May 4. She was born in Marilton, Arkansas to Sherman and Julie May (Williams) Wells. She lived in Arkansas until the 6th grade. As a teenager, she came to Oregon. She met her husband, Fr...

Milo Dwaine Putnam

April 28, 2009

Milo Dwaine Putnam, age 80, of Brownsville, passed away Tuesday morning. He was born in Gothenburg, Nebraska to Frank A. and Minnie M. (Carey) Putnam. Milo, also known as Mike, lived in Blackfoot, Idaho where he met his wife, Ella Norine Herr...

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Jim E. Hopper Sr.

April 27, 2009

James "Jim" E. Hopper, Sr., age 72, of Sweet Home passed away Monday. He was born in Eugene, Oregon to Vernon William and Rosetta E. (Rhodes) Hopper. He served in the US Navy from 1954 to1968 and traveled the world. His rank was QM2E5 and he recei...

Mary Christine Nixon

April 27, 2009

Mary Christine Nixon, age 80, of Crawfordsville passed away Monday. She was born in Knox City, Texas to Levi P. and Bryant Ada Woodall. She was the oldest of eight children. Mary was a member of the Church of Christ since 1957. She was a kind gene...

Mayco Clara Wiles

April 26, 2009

Mayco Clara Wiles, age 79, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. She was born in Oklahoma to Virgal and Minnie (Rogers) Martin. She attended Buck Creek Elementary and Panama High School. Mayco married Walter Riley Wiles on June 11, 1949 in Oklahoma. T...

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Donald E. White

April 24, 2009

Donald Eugene White, age 76, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. He was born in Bend, Oregon to Robert Aiden and Evelyn Adell (Rice) White. Donald graduated from Lebanon High School, and then served in the United States Air Force. He was an owner ...

Amelia A. Burns

April 23, 2009

Amelia A. Burns, age 85, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. She was born in California to Mario and Maria Minolli. Amelia married Leland Frank Stone, a Master Chief in the US Air Force, and they lived in Puerto Rico and Florida. They later divo...

Herbert "Bud" E. Davey

April 20, 2009

Herbert E. "Bud" Davey, age 88, of Sweet Home passed away Monday, April 20. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 24, at Fir Lawn Lutheran Church. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling services....

Alfred Dale Abney

April 17, 2009

Alfred Dale Abney of Foster passed away Wednesday, June 3. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling services. ...

Frank "Ted" Theodore Dietz

April 17, 2009

Frank Theodore Dietz, age 75, passed away in his sleep Friday morning. Frank, known as Ted, was born in Toledo,Oregon; son of Robert and Marie Dietz. He moved into Brownsville and spent his whole life in Linn County. He married Esther Morgan on...

Opal Arline Fogle

April 13, 2009

Opal Arline Fogle, age 90, of Sweet Home passed away Monday. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 23, at the Elks Lodge. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling services....

John M. Eager

April 11, 2009

John Michael Eager, age 69, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. He was born in Whittier, California to Arthur and Dorothy (Meier) Eager. He and his family lived in Whittier, California until he was seven years old. They then lived in Japan from 1...

Hope Ann Sanderson

April 10, 2009

Hope Ann Sanderson, age 54, of Albany passed away Friday. She was born in Lebanon, Oregon to Carmen Leader and Anita Amundson. She lived in Sweet Home as a child and attended first grade at Hawthorne. She graduated from Corvallis High School, and...

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Jerald W. Anderson

April 9, 2009

Jerald (Jerry) W. Anderson, age 91, a long-time resident of Sweet Home, passed away Thursday. He was born in Beardstown, Illinois; the son of Harold and Julia (Shouse) Anderson. He attended school in Beardstown and worked for the B&O Railroad for ...

Reu A. Reeve

April 5, 2009

Reu A. Reeve, age 39, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. He was born in Stockton, California to Patrick R. and Gloria Jean (Gulick) Reeve. Reu’s true devotion was his family. He gave of his time generously to any one in need and had a true love ...

Jessie Lea James

April 4, 2009

Jessie Lea James, age 86, of Albany (formerly of Sweet Home) died Saturday. She was born in Leslie County, Kentucky to Burley and Eva (Begley) Wooton. Jessie was raised in Kentucky and moved to Oregon in 1942 with her first husband, Arthur Poe. A...

Brian J. Ackley

April 3, 2009

Brian J. Ackley, age 36, of Sweet Home died on Friday. He was born in DesMoines, Iowa; the son of Wes and Margaret (Campbell) Ackley. Brian lived in DeMoines until the age of five when his family moved to California. In 1994, he came to Oregon. Br...

Frank E. Morrelli

April 3, 2009

Frank E. Morrelli Jr., 66, of Sweet Home lost his valiant battle with liver cancer in the early morning on Friday. He was born in Compton, Calif., to Frank E. and Bessie (McKee) Morrelli. He married Linda Lorette in June of 1963. They have two sons, ...

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Robert Paul Harer

March 29, 2009

Robert Paul Harer was born in Phoenix, Arizona on December 25, 1926. When Bob’s father passed away, Bob took over the responsibility of helping his mother, Thelma, and five younger siblings. Bob served in the Army briefly. He had many types ...

Ruth Elizabeth DeRosier (Wortman)

March 26, 2009

Ruth Elizabeth DeRosier, age 90, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday, March 26, 2009. She was born July 19, 1918 in Pomona, California; the daughter of Roy William and Frances Viola (Stevens) Wortman. She met and later married Michael “Vince” ...

David Allen Redick

March 22, 2009

David Redick, age 58, of Sweet Home was called home by his Lord and Savior early Sunday morning. He was born in San Diego, California to Harrell and Jean (Cagle) Redick. He grew up in Redding, California and married his high school sweetheart, Kathle...

Juanita Henthorne-Kelly (Phillips)

March 18, 2009

Juanita Henthorne-Kelly, age 74, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. She was born in Corsicana, Texas to Aaron Clifford and Lillie Lee (Weatherford) Phillips. Juanita married her childhood sweetheart, Elijah Henthorne, on October 16, 1950 when t...

Georgia May Pace (Green)

March 18, 2009

Georgia May Pace, age 81, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. She was born in Monroe, Washington to Oliver E. and Ruth Helen (Seeney) Green. She moved to Sweet Home in 1941 and graduated from Sweet Home High School in 1947. She and App Pace marri...

Gladys Illa Shaw Smith (Rowley)

March 17, 2009

Gladys Illa Rowley Shaw Smith, age 96, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. She was born in Winlock, Oregon to Charles Wesley and Eliza Jane (Keyser) Rowley. Gladys was born on a ranch near Winlock, Oregon in 1912, the youngest of seven children. At...

Irene Burke

March 10, 2009

Irene Burke, age 85, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling services....