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2 B Weanesday, Jar, 17,200 i /$ Bulletin, Progressi'~ [iii ill ilil ii i! !ii ii il i ii i iii! George Anthony Napier George An- thony Napier, 50, died Jan. 5, 2001, in West- wood. He was born in Williamson, W.Va.; he lived just across the Tug River in Turkey Creek, Ky., until the age of six when his family moved to Louisiana, where he was raised. George served his country in Vietnam as a helicopter crew chief/door gunner and later as a counselor in an Army reha- bilitation center. Moving on to a career in the off fields, he re- located to Venice in 1976 with his closest friend Jim McDon- ald. His work took him to Ven- ture, where he met and mar- ried his wife, Barbara, in 1987. George and Barbara eventual- ly moved to Westwood, where they went into business as A1- manor Parasail, for which George was captain of the boat. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, of Westwood; daugh- ter, Tonya Cantrell of Santa Paula; brothers, Jerry Napier of Lake Charles, La., and Mau- rice Napier of Bakersfield; sis- ters, Vivian Eldridge of Lake Charles, La., and Carmen Ono- rad of Reno, Nev.; and two granddaughters. George was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Helen Napier. Services were held Tuesday, Jan. 9, at Lake Almanor Com- munity Church. Any dona- tions made in his memory will be used to assist his wife, and may be sent in care of Jim Mc- Donald, P.O. Box 977, West- w.ood, CA 96137. Roy Berridge Roy Berridge, 70, died Satur- day, Jan. 6, 2001, at St. Eliza- beth Community Hospital. He was born May 2, 1930, in San Francisco and had resided in Red Bluff the last 40 years. He retired in 1989 after 35 years as Timber and Lands Manager with Diamond Inter- national. Roy served as a sergeant in the United States Army during the Korean war and played French horn in the 7th In- fantry Division band at the armistice. He was a graduate of San Mateo High School and from U.C. Berkeley, class of 1952, with a BS degree in forestry. He also played varsity rugby at Berkeley. While attending col- lege, he was a member of the Acacia Fraternity. While in high school he attended Boys He was born Dec. 1, 1908 in State in 1946, and he enjoyed Smith Center, Kan., to Orice doing magic shows, and Effie Hays. A past president of the Call- Clarence was raised and at- fornia Alumni Foresters, he tended schools in Smith Cen. was the only member to serve ter, Kan. two terms. He married Dorothy Green His forestry positions in- in Reno, Nev., in 1948. cluded president of Keep Cali- Clarence worked as a heavy fornia Green Inc.; president equipment operator in both and director of the Sierra-Cas- Plumas County and Nevada for cade Logging Conference for 31 the majority of his life. years; chair of the Northern He was a member of the C.B. District Technical Advisory Radio Patrol. Committee to the California In the late 1940s he moved to State Board of Forestry; a Plumas County and lived in member of the California State Meadow Valley until moving Board of Forestry for eight to Red Bluff in 1990. He en- years, appointed by Governor joyed hunting, fishittg and the Deukmejian; and a Fellow of outdoors. the Society of American Clarence was preceded in Foresters. death by his wife, Dorothy, in In Tehama County, Roy was 1997; and his son, Roger, in a member of the vestry at St. 1996. Peter's Episcopal Church; He is survived by his daugh- president and director for ters, Shirley Stevers, LaVorme eight years of the Tehama Knutsen, Sharon Alexander, County Fair Board, appointed all of South Dakota, and Kaye by Governor Reagan; president Hall of Red Bluff; sons, Dale of of the Tehama County Appeals Meadow Valley, Marlin of and Grievance Commission; South Dakota, and Orin of Red and a member and president of Bluff; brother, Delbert Hays; the governing board of St. Eliz- sisters, Rosie and Pearl Hays, abethCommunity Hospital. both of Kansas; numerous Roy was also president of grandchildren and great- Toastmasters International, grandchildren. Sunrise Speakers of Red Bluff; A private graveside service president of Sunrise Rotary of will be held in Meadow Valley. Red Bluff. He was active in Re- In lieu of flowers, donations tary InternationaY and was a can be made to the Ahheimer's Paul Harris Fellow. He was a Association. member of the governing board of Catholic Health Care Janet C. eayot West, North State. Janet C. Cayot, 85, of La- He enjoyed music and played Porte, died Jan. 2, 2001, at Ride- the piano and French horn. He out Memorial Hospital in also enjoyed his family, camp- Marysville. ing, travel, sports, running, bi- She was born to a pioneering cycling and keeping active. LaPorte family on Oct. 9, 1915, Roy managed the Drakesbad and raised in LaPorte. She Guest Ranch in Lassen Park graduated from high school in for two seasons after he retired Livermore. and was secretary and manag- After working for the U.S. er for the Sierra-Cascade Log- Forest Service in LaPorte, she ging Conference for five years, passed the civil service exami- Survivors include his wife of nation in Morse' Code and ra- 39 years, Doreen Berridge, of die maintenance and became Red Bluff; daughters, Christine one of the nation's first female of E1 Dorado Hills, Deanne of aircraft communication's oper- Redding, Jennifer of Roseville; ators. She worked for the CAA brother, Ronald Berridge of (now the FAA) at airports in Belmont; and six grandchil- Arizona, northern California, dren. Utah and Nevada, including A memorialservice washeld Battle Mountain and Win- Sunday, Jan. 14, at the Veter- nemucca. She retired in 1972. an's Hall in Red Bluff. In later years, she worked with Donations in his memory her son in a bay area contract- may be made to St. Elizabeth ing business. Community Hospital, c/o Mer- Janet was active in her com- cy Foundation North, 2480 munity after her retirement. Sonoma St., Redding, CA 96001 She was a member of the La- or the Salvation Army, 940 Porte Fire Department, Secre- Walnut St., Red Bluff, CA tary of the LaPorte Pines 96080. Country Club and a member of the LaPorte Happy Hookers Claren 0. I ys Ladies' Group. In 1989 she re- Clarence O. Hays, 92, of Red ceived the "Lotta Crabtree Bluff, died Jan. 9, 2001, at C6t- Award" from the Frank C. Ri- tonwood Care Center in Wood- ley chapter No. 5978, E. Clam- land. pus Vitus. Winter Parking - A Reminder From ( ..... the Department of Public Works .... Winter has made an early appearance this year. The Plumas County Department of Public Works would like to remind residents that we all have a responsibility to park our vehicles off County Roads and State q Highways during and after snow storms, so that snow removal equip..:) ment operators can do their job effectively. Vehicles left on the street not ...... only hinder this operation, they contribute to the narrowing of traffic. lanes - making winter driving more difficult, and they are subject to ' from snow plows (and other vehicles). Besides all it's ill Local Ordinance (Section 4-3.502 of the Plumas County the Californ'aLi Vehicle Code" (CVC 22510) prohibit parking a vehicle on road O;sStr:et or in any way hindering snow remo d That mea parking at the end of a street, on a cul-de-sac or on the shoulder of the road either..These are the locations we need to preserve for snow storage. Enforcement of these statutes may come in the form of having your vehi- cle towed (at your expense), and a citation, which takes up our time and your money. Now is the time to plan ahead for snow removal. Fihd a plac e3to park your vehicle off the road right-of-way and make sure yot q can get to it during snowy conditions. This law applies to trailers, boats, "RVs and disabled vehicles as well, so it's time to find a place for them, too. A related problem for Public Works is that of disposing of snow you are shoveling or plowing from your property. One place it does not belong is out in the street. The act of dumping snow or other fl materials on a public roadway is also a violation of California Vehicle code (CVC 23112). When we plow snow placed in this manner it either becomes part a berm in frrfif" of your property (or your neighbor's) or packs in the street, creating an icy, dangerous bum which could contribute to an accident. Please keep your snow on your property. Your cooperation will not only make our job easier but provide a safer dri- TM ,ring environment for all Plumas County residents. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Phil and Agnes (Corbett) Cayot; husbands, Francis Donahue, James Gibson and Vern Frazee; brother, Jack Cayot; , and sister, Mary Johnson. Survivors include daughter, Linda Donahue Dufurrena of Denio, Nev.; son, James Gib- son of San Jose; four grand- children; six great-grandchil- dren; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends she accumulated through her long life. A memorial graveside gath- ering and burial will be held at the LaPorte Cemetery July, 7, 2001. M. Marie Wharton M. Marie Wharton, 83, died Wednesday, Jan. 10. 2001, at the Long Term care Unit of Seneca District Hospital in Chester. She was born Jan. 27, 1917, in Alturas. Marie moved to Westwood in 1933 and resided there until the mill closure in 1956. She resided for a short pe- riod of time in Susanville, un- til moving to Chester in 1957 where she resided for the past 44 years. Marie was a longtime mem- ber of the Clear Creek Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and the Chester Senior Citizens. Marie served as a Cub Scout leader in Westwood for over 14 years. She enjoyed knitting and play- ing cards, especially pinochle. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas, Sr., in 1982: daughter. Georgie Tim- rains in 1998. one brother; and one sister. Marie is survived by sons, Thomas. Jr. of Susanville, Robert Wharton and Ronald Wharton. both of Chester; 11 grandchildren: and 18 great- grandchildren. Visitations were held Satur- day, Jan. 13, followed by a cele- bration of her life. Interment took place in the Chester Dis- trict Cemetery. The family re- quests any donations in her memory be made to either the Long Term Care Facility of Seneca District Hospital or the Chester Senior Citizens, c/o Fehrman Mortuary and Cre- matory, P.O. Box 803, Greenville, CA 95947. Frederic James Mir le Frederic James Miracle, 80, died Jan. 7, 2001, in Placerville. He was born Sept. 6, 1920, in Seymour, Wis. Frederic was a resident of Lake Almanor. Frederic served in the Army Air Corp during World War II. He taught business educa- tion for 36 years in the Wood- land School District. He re- tired 12 years ago to Lake A1- manor, where he was active in the Chester Community Cho- rus and the Lake Almanor Community Band. He and his wife of 52 years enjoyed travel- ing, gold and spending winters in Arizona. Frederic was a member of the Chester United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Donna Larson Miracle; sons, Jim Miracle of Noblesville, Ind., and Gary Miracle of Col- leville, Texas; daughter, Lynn Miracle Picco of Placerville; and six grandchildren. Services were held Wednes- day, Jan. 10 at Placerville Fed- erated Church. The family re- quests any donations be sent to the charity of your choice. Plumas District Quincy. The new pounds, 5 ounces. Paternal Cheryle and Loyalton. Rhiannon home. Bryce Anthony Bryce AnthonY born to Greenville, Jan. 2, p.m., at Plumas Di tal in Quincy. The new pounds, 12 ounces- Maternal Larry and Bey Greenville. Great-grandpar 1" bara FeatherSlla h Greenville. I - 2 n Marriage December 27 Orlyn Karen Henry Styer, Jr., wood. Teresa Louise and Jason Dale both of Eureka. January 2 Retha G. D. Selby, Kali Danielle Marry James Orland. January 5 Jannffer Rose Carroll Don Holt Quincy. 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