Carrol Flowers (Monroe)

April 30, 2011

Carrol Flowers, 75, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. She was born in Klickitat, Washington to James F. and Hope I. (Dunning) Monroe. She lived in the Lebanon area most of her life. Her family and friends were her life. Carrol is survived...

Bonita "Bonii" E. Poissot-Harris

April 30, 2011

Bonita ‘Bonii’ Poissot-Harris, 64, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. She was born in Lebanon, Oregon to William and Aileen (White) Hance and was raised in Sweet Home, Oregon. She graduated from Sweet Home High School and attended University...

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David K. Walker

April 29, 2011

David K. Walker, 80, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. He was born in Lebanon, Oregon to Loyal (Jack) and Esther (Barrette) Walker. He was the third of seven children. He graduated from Sweet Home High School, class of 1949, lettering four years ...

Ronnie Don Lucky

April 27, 2011

Ronnie Don Lucky, 60 passed away Wednesday. He was born in Tyler, Texas to Lloyd Porter and Mary E. (Crawford) Lucky. Ronnie lived in Eagle River, Alaska before moving to Sweet Home in 1991. His work included construction work and driving truck...

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Larry Paddock

April 25, 2011

Larry Allen Paddock, Sr., 62, of Sweet Home passed away Monday. He was born in Sweet Home, Oregon to Dan and Lois (Bastain) Paddock. Larry graduated from Sweet Home High School in 1967. He enlisted into the United States Army and served his cou...

Edna Grace Williams (Duncan)

April 24, 2011

Edna Grace (Duncan) Williams, 90, of Sweet Home passed away Sunday. She was born in Montana to Paul M. and Ethel Elizabeth (Roberts) Duncan. During her younger years, she enjoyed fishing, camping, and the outdoors. She loved sewing and the thrill...

George Edward Young

April 23, 2011

George Edward Young, 93, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. He was born in San Diego, California to James Henry and Claire Viola (Morton) Young. He moved to Sweet Home in 2005. He loved reading, hiking, camping, and going for long drives. Geo...

Loretta Sherman (Smithey)

April 22, 2011

Loretta Sherman, 98, of Crawfordsville passed away on Friday. She was born in Tupelo, Mississippi to Dave and Alberta (Davis) Smithey. She was raised in Tyronza, Arkansas. She lived her married life in Louisiana. She is survived by: daughters, ...

Audrey Louise Gibbons-Bird

April 15, 2011

Audrey Louise Gibbons-Bird, 78, of Sweet Home passed away Friday. She was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa to Paul S. and Esther M. (Buck) Walters. She worked as a CNA and caregiver at Twin Oaks for ten years. She enjoyed long, scenic drives and sing...

Wayne Allan Pruitt

April 15, 2011

Wayne Allan Pruitt, 60, of Lebanon passed away Friday. He was born in Fresno, California to John Franklin and Jessmon (Coonrod) Pruitt. Wayne graduated from Lebanon High School in 1971. In 1994 he graduated from George Fox College with a Bachelor ...

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Jerry "Chaddy" Ray Kruesi

April 14, 2011

Jerry Ray ‘Chaddy’ Kruesi, 81, of Brownsville passed away Thursday. He was born in Monticello, Wisconsin to Herman and Lena (Rothlisburger) Kruesi. He was known to most as "Chaddy." He worked as a machinist in California until 1966 when he m...

Gaye L. Crocker

April 12, 2011

Gaye L. Crocker, 51, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. She was born in Portland, Oregon to Donald D. and Karen B. (Beamen) Crocker. For many years Gaye lived in Albany while raising her small family. Gaye was a good mother and enjoyed time with h...

Iva Louise Sparhawk (Pollock)

April 9, 2011

Iva Louise Sparhawk, 73, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. She was born in Port Angeles, Washington to Robert Leonard and Gladys Jessie (Mickelson) Pollock. She married Kenneth D. Sparhawk on August 23, 1954 in Eureka, California. Their family ...

Michael D. Wilson

April 7, 2011

Michael D. Wilson, 51, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. He was born in Baker County, Oregon to Donald B. and Darlene (Burnside) Wilson. Michael came to Sweet Home in 1963. He graduated from high school in Independence, Oregon. He worked for h...

Lucille Eleanora Gammell

April 2, 2011

Lucille Eleanora Gammell, 93, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. She was born in Wisconsin. Lucille resided in Sweet Home for 14 years. However, more recently, Lucille spent summers in Sisters, Oregon and winters in Yuma, Arizona. She enjoyed he...

Connie Faye Tucker (Samson)

April 2, 2011

Connie Faye Tucker, 61, of Albany passed away Saturday. She was born in Dayton, Washington to Fred Cecil and Ann L. (Hunt) Samson. She was raised in Dayton, Washington. She moved to Sweet Home in 1960. Connie loved to play Bingo. Connie is su...

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Charles Vernon Parrish

March 31, 2011

Charles Vernon Parrish, 77, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday at his home. He was born in Anniston, Alabama to Eddie Lee and Lillian Beatrice (Parrish) Parrish. After high school Charles entered the U.S. Air Force where he worked as a mechanic. ...

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Jerry Lee Upward

March 31, 2011

Jerry Lee Upward, 68, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. He was born in Lewellen, Nebraska to Richard Francis and Lyvonne D. (Whitmayer) Upward. Jerry was inducted into the U.S. Navy in 1961 and served until 1966. He came to the Sweet Home area i...

Mary "Estelle" Plunkett (Gregory)

March 29, 2011

Mary “Estelle” Plunkett, 93, of Sweet Home, passed away at Samaritan Wiley Creek on Tuesday. She was born in Sawyer, Oklahoma to Thomas R. and Lola May (Carter) Gregory. Estelle married Ivan Daniel in 1936. Ivan was killed in a car accident i...

Clarice Mae Lofton (Fay)

March 28, 2011

Clarice Mae Lofton, 75, of Sweet Home passed away Monday in Lebanon. She was born in Orofino, Idaho to Herman A. and Marilyn V. (Dykes) Fay. Clarice lived most of her adult life in Sweet Home. She was a member of Hwy 20 Church of Christ and a dev...

Doris Lillian Slater

March 26, 2011

Doris Lillian Slater folded her earthly tent and went to heaven on March 26, 2011. Twins Doris and Dorothy were the 10th and 11th of 16 children of Otto and Pearl Slater. They were born at home on Fern Hill near Foster. Doris attended Fern Hill a...

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John Herbert McIlmoil

March 25, 2011

John Herbert McIlmoil, 89, of Brownsville passed away Friday. He was born in Santa Ana, California to John Noel and Louise (Robertson) McIlmoil. He was married to Jewell B. Dalton for 68 years. They were long-time residents of Camarillo, Californi...

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John Kirby Ryan

March 24, 2011

John Kirby Ryan, 63 of Sweet Home passed away Thursday. He was born in Happy Camp, California to James and Betty (Currie) Ryan. John served in the US Army and completed two tours of duty in Vietnam. John is survived by: his wife, Janet; son...

Laura Sherwood (Vandagriff)

March 23, 2011

Laura Sherwood, 47, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. She was born in Charleston, South Carolina to Otis Doyle and Alvaree (Hart) Vandagriff. She grew up in Mountain Home, Idaho and graduated from Mountain Home High School in 1982. She attended...

Kirk Gordon Smith

March 22, 2011

Kirk Gordon Smith, 57, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. He was born in Lebanon, Oregon to Kirkley Blair and Beulah Colleen (Comer) Smith. Kirk lived in Sweet Home most of his life. He attended Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon to stud...