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Payrlee McCall (Huddleston)

November 24, 1916 - October 12, 2011

Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at Lewis Cemetery in Foster.

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Payrlee McCall, 94, of Sweet Home passed away Wednesday. She was born in Wynnewood, Oklahoma to Charles and Eldora Ann (Simmons) Huddleston.

In 1921, she traveled from Oklahoma to Lewis, Colorado in a covered wagon with her father, mother, three sisters and two brothers.

Payrlee graduated from high school in Cortez, Colorado in 1934 and married John McCall in 1935. They lived in Colorado, Idaho, and Arizona before moving to Whittier, California where Payrlee worked in an office and John worked in the shipyards during the war. At the end of the war, they bought a farm and moved to Sweet Home where she lived until 2002.

Payrlee McCall

Payrlee then lived at the Mennonite Village in Albany, Wiley Creek Community in Sweet Home, and most recently Summit Springs Memory Care in Condon.

She enjoyed reading, gardening, painting, flower arranging, and especially quilting.

Payrlee is survived by: her daughters, Alice Barnes of Condon, Oregon, Esther Sullivan (and husband, Leo) of Tigard, Oregon, and Betty Sullivan (and husband, Robert) of Sweet Home; grandchildren, Kim Farrar, Debbie Garcia, Linda Sullivan, Becky Marshall, Joe Sullivan, John Thayer, Willy Thayer, and Justin Thayer; great grandchildren, Elizabeth, Haylee, Nathan, Jordenlee, Daniel, Cassidy, Ryder, and Leo.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John McCall, and grandsons, Scott Barnes and Danny Sullivan.

Contributions may be made in Payrlee’s memory to Sweet Home High School Alumni Scholarship Fund. Payrlee greatly valued education. Her three daughters and three grandson’s as well as many friends and their children all graduated from Sweet Home High School.

Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at Lewis Cemetery in Foster.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.