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4B Wednesday, Mar. 3, 2010 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Clearing work on the stimulus-funded project to replace the Spanish Creek Bridge near Keddie Some idea of the location of the new bridge rnay be surmised from looking at the current has begun with large swaths of trees removed on both banks to make way for the new structure, bridge in relation to the areas being cleared. Photos by Joshua Sebold VITALS, from page 3B remembrances in Helen's memory be made to the Starlight Missionary Baptist Church's Building Fund, c/o Fehrman Mortuary, P.O. Box 53, Quincy, CA 95971. Sharon Dee Gordon East Quincy resident Sharon Dee Gordon passed from this life peacefully, with family at her side, Thursday afternoon, Feb. 25, 2010, at the age of 69. Born July 25, 1940, to Okla- homa natives Elsworth and Mary Ellen (Miller) Stites in Oroville, she was raised on the family ranch in Adin be- fore moving to Willits as a young teen. She moved to Quincy in 1957 where she graduated from Quincy High School as a member of the "class of 1958." Sharon attended college in San Francisco and worked as an operator for Pacific Tele- phone following high school graduation. It was there she met and married a Navy medic named Walter Grunberg; to this union one daughter was born. The couple lived in San Diego. Following the couple's di- vorce Sharon relocated to Chico. There she met the love of her life and her best friend, Dana Gordon, while picking plums. The couple was united in matrimony in Chico Dec. 31, 1965, and to this union two sons were born. The family moved to Quincy from Chico 36 years ago. Sharon's passion in life was that of her family. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who gain.ed great pleasure in providing for her family. She is a former member of the Plumas County Chapter of Women in Timber, loved reading and caring for the family's horses as well as being the greatest race car fan of her husband and sons. In passing Sharon leaves her loving husband Dana, of Quincy; daughter Lorylee Duncan and her life partner Jacquelynn Wilkes of Vallejo; sons Dana M. Gordon and his love Peggy Gordon and Steven D. Gordon and his wife Lori, all of Quincy; brothers E.D. "Skeet" Stites and Duane Stites both of Quincy and Steve Ladd of .Garberville; along with the precious jewels of her life, her grandchildren Tia Duncan-McCarron, Breezy Paterson, Heather McKenzie Gordon, Nichelle Nichole Gordon and Joseph William Zattoni and great-grand- children Alexa Breeze Duncan, Kanyen McCarron, Lily Jeane and Alice Grace Paterson. A celebration of Sharon's life will take place 11 a.m. Thursday, March 4, at the Fehrman Mortuary Chapel- Quincy. Interment will take place with her parents in the Quincy East Lawn Cemetery• An opportunity to express condolences to the family and sign the memorial guest register is available online at DEATH NOTICES Sue Carol Lawson Sue Lawson, 72, died Mon- day, Feb. 15, 2010, at her home in Knoxville, Tenn., with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carrol Owens and Mabel Downs; stepfather Arthur (Jim) Downs; broth- ers David (Bud) Owens and Arthur (Joe) Downs. Survivors include her husband, Cliff Lawson; chil- dren, Kendra Brewer (Jeff), Pam Guy (Rick), Alan Lawson (Melissa), all of Knoxville, Tenn., and Tony Lawson (Teresa) of Straw- berry Plains; Tenn.; 10 grand- children and 13 great-grand- children; and sister Denisce • Downs of Beckwourth. Online condolences may be made at Clara Petrasunas Clara Petrasunas died • Feb. 21, 2010. She was born March 31, 1928. Graveside service was held Friday, Feb. 26 at Shady Grove Cemetery in Portola. She was preceded in death by husband Joseph Petrasunas and son John Petrasunas. She is survived by her chil- dren, Joel, Debra, Walter, James and Steve• BIRTHS Gage Thomas Sams " Gage Thomas Sams'was born to Wendy and Jeff Sams of Parker, Colo. Feb. 24, 2010, at 6:17 p.m. at Parker Adven- tist Hospital in Parker. Gage weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Heather and Joe Way of Quincy. Paternal grandparents are Mary Sams of Chico and Chris and Carin Sams of Mammoth Mountain• Great-grandm0ther is Leila Jigour of Quincy. Gage joins sisters Cassia, 6 and Halley, 3, at home. CARDS of THANKS What a wonderful world we live in. We are so blessed to be able to live in such a wonderful community. I cannot thank you enough for your prayers and for the people that reached out to me and my daughter after the fire destroyed our possessions. I would like to give a special thanks to Renee and Gary. You are so awesome• It reminds me just how blessed we are. 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