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211 Wednesday, FeO. 21,2001 Bulletin, Prog Kenneth Anthony Terrl Kenneth Anthony Torri, 76, died Feb. 10, 2001, at Modoc Medical Center in Alturas. He was born July 15, 1924, in SierraviUe, to Pasquale A. and Irene Agnes (Logue) Torri. Kenneth had been a resident of Sierravfile for 73 years. He was a 1941 graduate of Loyalton High School. Kenneth worked as a self- employed rancher for 70 years on the family ranch. He was a founding member of Sierra Valley Roping Club, a member of Calpine Elks Lodge No. 2432, and served on the Board of Directors of Plumas- Sierra Cattlemen's Association and also on the Sierra Valley Water Board. Kenneth was a member of the National Public Lands Council. He formed Sierra Valley Ground Water Management. He helped pass the Wfiliamson Act and was a member of the Sierra County Board of Supervisors for eight years. Kenneth was preceded in death by his father; and his brother, Francis Torri. He is survived by his son, Casey Torri, of L0yalton; daughter, Susan Stokke, of Al- turas; mother, Irene Agnes (Logue) Torrl, of Loyalton; sis- ter, Lucille Fox, of Sparks, Nev.; seven grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Feb. 16, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Loyalton. A private family interment was held at Sierrav. file Cemetery. Memorial donations in his name may be made to Shriner's Hospital for Chil. dren, Northern California Unit, P.O. Box 21-4477, Sacra. mento, CA 95821-0477. Helen Clair Thrasher Helen Clair Thrasher, 102, died Feb. 13, 2001, of old age at EPDH in Portola. She was born in June of 1898 in Eagleville, and had been a resident of Gerloch for over 60 years. Helen was a retired post mis- tress; she owned a grocery store and a ranch. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Thrash- er; and daughter, Ruthie Clair. Funeral services were held Feb. 15, at 1 p.m., in Eagleville. Arthur Whalen Tully Arthur Whalen Tully, 68, died Feb. 14, 2001, in Chico. He was born Sept. 20, 1932, in Lynn, Mass. Arthur grew up in Lynn and graduated from Suffolk Uni- versity with a BA degree in 1960. He passed his CPA exam in Hawaii in 1962. He married Fran Short in 1963. In 1964, he moved to San Francisco and worked for Chevron for 27 years. He re- tired from Chevron in 1991 and worked overseas in Saudi Ara- bia and London, England. He moved to Lake Almanor five years ago and to Chico two years ago. Arthur had won the Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award when he graduated from college in 1962. He enjoyed fishing and build. ing model airplanes. He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Helen Tully. Arthur is survived by his wife, Mildred F. Tully, of Chico; four sisters; and three brothers. Memorial contributions may be made to Enloe Hospice in care of Sorenson's Affordable Mortuary. Melvin "Mike" Levi Dawson Melvin "Mike" Levi Dawson, 92, died Feb. 17, 2001, at Washoe Medical Center in Reno, Nev. He was born Oct. 30, 1908, in Kingston, Okla., to Jacob Melvin and Bessie Coker Daw- son. He had been resident of Loyalton since 1937, when he moved there from Oklahoma. Melvin began a 57-year ca- reer in the timber industry in 1937 at the Clover Valley Lum- ber Company, continuing through with Feather River Lumber Co. and DiGeorgio Lumber Company. In 1973, he retired from Sierra Pacific In- dustries. He was a member of the Loy. alton Assembly of God Church and the A.F.L. Lumber Worker Union (57.year member). Melvin was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lahoma Driggers Dawson; brother, Bernice Dawson, of Spiro, Okla.; and sister, Ethel Mae Pedigo, of Irvin, Texas. Funeral services will be held Feb. 21, at 1 p.m., at Loyalton Assembly of God Church, 803 Main St., with burial in Mt. View Cemetery in Loyalton. Donations in his memory may be made to the Loyalton Assembly of God Church, 803 Main St., Loyalton, CA 96118. Eva Myrtle Carpenter Eva Myrtle Carpenter, 92, died Monday, Feb. 12, 2001, at the Long Term Care Unit of In- dian Valley Health Care Dis- trict in Greenville. She was born May 21, 1908, in Mill Creek Flat, Mont. In 1976, she moved to Greenville from San Pablo. Eva was employed by Royal Globe Insurance, where she Was an ir/surance uladerwriter for 15 years. She was a longtime member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, the AARP and the Greenville Senior Gleaners. From her farming heritage she enjoyed gardening and caring for stray animals. Eva was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, in 1983. She is survived by her daughters, Evelyn Babb and Jacquelyn Gardner, both of Greenville; brother, Vernon Case, of Livingston, Mont.; sis- ters, Hazel and Iris La Foon, of Troy, Mont., and Betty Schnell, of Grand Junction, Colo.; 17 grandchildren; 51 great-grand- children; and 17 great-great grandchildren. Visitations will be held Sat- urday, Feb. 24, and those who wish may call at the Greenville Seventh Day Adventist from 2 to 3 p.m. A celebration of her life will be held at 4 p.m., Sat- urday, Feb. 24, at the Greenville Seventh Day Ad- ventist Church, followed by cremation at Fehrman Creme. tory in Quincy and inurnment in the Greenville District Cemetery. 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Moffitt, 78, died held Monday, Feb. 19, at the Thursday, Feb. 15: 2001, at the Greenville Southern Baptist Long Term Care Unit of Indian Church. Cremation followed Valley Health Care District in along with inurnment in the Greenville. Greenville District Cemetery. He was born May 7, 1922, in The family requests any do- Deadman, N.M. In 1988, he nations in his memory be moved to Greenville to enjoy made to the Indian Valley the beautifulatmosphere of In- Health Care District Long dian Valley from Desert Hot Term Care Facility, c/o Springs, where he had resided Fehrman Mortuary and Cre- for 14 years, matory, P.O. Box 803, Herb was a glazer for many Greenville, CA 95947. years and later in life was able to fulfill a life-long dream of Alton mtmxier llfferd becoming a chef and baker. In Afton Baxter Clifford, 84, 1974, he and his wife opened died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2001, at Herby's House, a restaurant in Indian Valley Health Care Dis- Desert Hot Springs, which trict in Greenville. soon became a very popular He was born Jan. 30, 1917, in place to dine for both tourists Lawton, Okla. He moved to and locals alike, operating it Crescent Mills in 1996 from until a fire destroyed the busi- Clyde, Texas. ness in 1980. He then went to Alton had worked as a heavy work in the catering business equipment operator for over 40 for Lowell Catering in Palm years. He worked as a chef Springs. while working in Alaska dur- He served with the U.S. ing the winters. Coast Guard, where he re- He served with the U.S. ceived a commendation for Army as part of their Horse saving the life of a fellow sea- Cavalry during World War II. man during World War II. Afton enjoyed the outdoors Herb was a star athlete in through hunting, fishing and high school, where he lettered mining for gold. in football, track and basket- He is preceded in death by ball, going on to attend the four brothers. University of San Diego where Afton is survived by sons, he played basketball, and grad- Edsel Clifford, of Farmington, uating in 1950. Although he N.M., A.B. Clifford, Jr., of the loved all types of sports, a Hawaiian Islands, and Frank great passion in his life was Smith, of Crescent Mills; studying the art of drama. He brother, M.L. Clifford, of was a member of the drama Clyde, Texas; sister, Marjorie; club in college and went on to and eight grandchildren. act at the old Globe Theater Following cremation ser- and various local radio shows vices, a private family service in Southern California. He was will be held at a later date. The a longtime member of the family requests any donations Greenville Post of the VFW in his memory be made to the and AARP. Long Term Care Unit of Indian He was preceded in death by Valley Health Care District, three grandchildren and three c/o Fehrman Mortuary and great-grandchildren, whom he Crematory, P.O. Box 803, lost in a tragic auto accident in Greenville, CA 95947. 1994. Herb was survived by his wife of 49 years, Joan, of Greenville; son, Steven, of January 17 Chaunute, Ken.; daughters, Rebecca Kaye Huston, of Susan Roberson, of Chaunute, Chester arid Kelly Wtllfa Kan., Robin Polly, of Ander- Quinn; of L'rescent Mills: .... son, Beth Haveriah, of Janu*cy 21t Petaluma, and step-daughter, Donna Lee Heilman and Terry Straubinger, of Hemet; Roland Thomas McCall, both brother, Roy Moffit, of of Taylorsville. Durham; sister, May Quinn, of Febvuery 1 Safford, Ariz.; eight grandchil- Shay Lee Neves and Joel dr,n; nine step-grandchildren; Chigozie Akpunonu, both of 15 great.grandchildren; and Portola. + Eagle PAYIIENT8 ..+ Ano INTEREST NITIL M. Nlff' Mountain Yamaha E, Main St., Quincy A special thanks to Warren Gorbet, who, as usual, did a great job of digging out Mt. Hough Estates. It's really ap- preciated! Jack and Cookie Jackson Our family's most sincere thanks to all our good friends, to Stephanie who, as usual went the extra mile, to Caleb, Jason and Skyler who kept the snow shovelled, the wood stocked and the chickens fed, to the staff at SunBridge, who gave me such loving moral support, to all my sons and daughters, who are truly won- derful and always there in a crisis, to doctors Whitney, Kepple and Swanson, to the ex- ceptional and wonderful staff at PDH, who gave outstanding professional care to Frank as well as loving care to him and the family. We couldn't have made it through this most dif- ficult time without you. All love and thanks to you, Judy Stevens and the family of Frank Stevens Ninth Annual Crab Din- ner and Auction was a great time for everyone who attend- ed. Thanks to Mike Taborski, for our door prize, a flight over Plumas County; Greenville High School ROP Foods stu- dents and instructor Judy Dol- phin and Lavonne Smith; Greenville High School Jazz Group and instructor Mr. Nor- man; Anonymous Donor; Safe- way-Quincy; The Barn; San Luis Garlic Sourdough and Mountain Valley Pizza for do- nations of food and other items; Feather River Disposal Company; nity United Earl Arlin; SinceritY F&AM; Pete Greenville Fire and Jim Hamblin. Auction items available throu ing businesses: Frames and Gifts, Country, Fickart'S Ammo, Hunter Jacque's Cottage, Store, Greenville K.T.'s, Main Mohawk Trading tain Market, Sie Sobrero's Barn and Gift, Village Wizard Corn Williamson. Country Style Greenville Auto Greenville Gas Drive-In, Jacque's ley's Jerky, Co., The Barn, Gifts, y StatiO~ House are nated items for Mountain Market Towne Pump al items for our crab dinner ticketS. cations with Mountain Valley Sunrise, Ever~ Sobrero's Barn Way Station. Thanks to our tee members AliC Mary Cambron, Huddleston, Kandi Whitley, er, Brad BentZ, Earhart and como. With this was a Thank you. Thank ) Indian Valley Kyle Tanner TIIf rd Kyle Tanner Tilford was born to Jimmie, Jr., and Lisa Tilford, of Quincy, Feb. 3, 2001, at 4:39 a.m., at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. The new arrival weighed 7 pounds, .7 ounces. Maternal grandparent is Marcy Loeb, of Walnut Creek. Paternal grandparents are Jimmie and Carol Tilford, of Quincy. Great.grandparents are Hen- ry and Coetta Tilfo~a wood. FREK Est Calls 24 California er. nd te Nve ttb m I ze=. Pgt, ttgnlltloo 10~ dgwn M ntottlt O IL911, Empire Equipment Co.