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Letha Opal Rainbolt (Newton)

March 15, 1919 - December 8, 2010

Memorial services will be 12:00 PM Saturday, December 11, at Family Bible Church, 339 Main Street, Brownsville,. Oregon. A private, family graveside service will be at Restlawn Memorial in Salem, Oregon.

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Letha Opal Rainbolt, 91, of Brownsville passed away Wednesday at her home. She was born in Baker, Oregon to Chester and Susie (Bell) Newton.

As a girl, she picked strawberries in the Salem area where she met her future husband. She married Otto Rainbolt on May 8, 1939 in Vancouver, Washington. They lived in the Salem/Keizer area since 1949. Letha worked at the Coronet Store in Salem for many years. She and Otto loved bowling. After Otto passed away, Letha moved to Brownsville to be near her son, Daryl, and daughter-in-law, Margaret, in 2002.

Letha was a member of and volunteered for Keizer Christian Church and Family Bible Church in Brownsville.

Letha is survived by: her son, Daryl Rainbolt, and his wife, Margaret, of Brownsville; brother, Kenny Newton of Newberg; five grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and 19 great, great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Otto; brothers, Carl Newton and Glen Newton; and sister, Ruby Newton.

Memorial services will be 12:00 PM Saturday, December 11, at Family Bible Church, 339 Main Street, Brownsville,. Oregon. A private, family graveside service will be at Restlawn Memorial in Salem, Oregon.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.