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2B Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL STcI3'ISTIC S OBITUARIES Mary Agnes Bellmyer Mary Agnes Bellmyer died peacefully in Quincy on Aug. 14, 2014. Mrs. Bellmyer was born in Harda, India, on April 9, 1919, to Paul Bernard and Ruby Beatrice Heysmond. She met and married her first husband Walter Newman in 1939. Mrs. BeUmyer joined the Women's Auxiliary C0,rps (India) of the Royal Aik Force from 1943 to 1945 and worked as a switchboard operator. In 1945, she sailed for England with her young son Larry while her husband was on duty as a captain in the British army. In England, her occupations included switchboard operator, waitress and tea lady at the airport. She was a lead singer in her Uncle Pat's big band in London. In 1957, she met and married her second husband, Jack Bellmyer, who was in the Air Force. That year, they moved to the United States and lived in Merced (Calif.), Bellevue (Neb.), Puerto Rico and Guam, before retiring in San Diego. Later, they moved to Marysville and then Youngtown, Arizona. She moved to Quincy in 2008. For the last two years of her life, she was cared for by the kind staff at Country Villa. - Mrs. Bellmyer had a happy and cheerful disposition, and was a quiet person with a quick wit. She was always a friend to animals, and loved dogs, cats, squirrels and birds. She often went to the San Diego Zoo where her husband worked as a security guard. She enjoyed painting, crochet, needlepoint and ceramics, was an excellent cook and baker and prepared a delicious Indian curry and papadums. She is survived by her son Lawrence Newman (Julie) of Quincy; grandchildren Melanie, Keith and Wendy; great-grandchildren Rebecca, Anna, Rylee and Liam; brother Freddy Heysmond (Dorothy), of Norfolk, UK; sister Pat Keenan of Perth, Australia; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Jack in 2004. An informal gathering for friends and family will take place at 270 Pine Oak Lane in Quincy from 2 - 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. WilIia/n H. Day William H. Day "Bill", age 79, of Quincy, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada, with his loving family by his side. Bill was born Oct. 24, 1934, in Chico to Florence Elizabeth Masterson and George William Day. He was the oldest of three children, He graduated from Oroville Union High School in 1953. While attending high school there he played football, basketball, baseball, was a member of the Block "0" Club and Future Farmers of America where he also served as vice-president of FFA. During his senior year in high school, he started working for the Western Pacific Rail Road as a clerk in the Oroville Dispatch Office. After graduation, he jOined the United States Army and served overseas as a "Scout Dog Handler" in Germany where his love for German Shepard dogs was born. After the service, he attended Yuba College and continued his employment with the WPRR as a clerk in Oroville until May of 1959 when he become a brakemen for the railroad and worked from Keddie to Beiber for many years and then from Portola to Winnemucca/Elko. When he retired from the WP/UP RR, he had over 42 years of service in. Bill married Margie in November 1960 in Quincy, where they started a family and raised three children. He was a member of the Quincy Elks Lodge No. 1884, E. Clampus Vitus and a 55-year member of the United Transportation Union. He was very involved with the American Valley 4-H Club, not only as a swine leader and dog leader, but also helped with the advisor duties and many other projects. One of his favorite past times was gardening and every year you would fmd him out in his garden tending to his plants. He worked for the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds helping to take care of the grounds from the spring of 1997 until just recently. 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In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Bill's name to the Plumas-Sierra Bi-County 4-H Council, 4-H Scholarship Fund, Plumas Bank, attn: Cathy Williams. A Celebration of Life, with a potluck, is planned for Saturday, Sept. 6, at I p.m. at the Tulsa Scott Building, Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds, Quincy. Gerald Ernest Dent Gerald Ernest Dent, of Quincy, died Friday, Aug. 15, watching his favorite TV program, Jeopardy, comfortable in his recliner. He was born Sept. 19, 1935, to Ernest and Elsie Dent in Miles City, Montana. He graduated from Custer County High School in 1955 and later attended Hartnell Community College in Salinas and Feather River College in Quincy. Gerald enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1956 and served three years in Fort Ord and Desert Rock, Nevada, during the time of atomic bomb testing. He rmarried his VWe; : Judith Parks-Stevens, in Salinms in 1959. He married MARRIAGE LICENSES August 15 Cole Levi Dowty and Kayla Lynn Coss, both of Reno, Nev. Michael Scott Alvin and Amy Irene Maruska, both of Susanville. August 19 Jennifer Rose Scheckla and Alan Michael Yankin, both of Beckwourth. FREE Rugged Adventure Duffle . With your AAA Insurance (ote Call us today! Insurance - Travel Membership Bob Phelps Insurance Agent Lic #0579096 252-5014 Fax 257-3762, Cell 386-3515 email: robert.phelps@goAAA.com 2920 D Main St., Susanville CA his second wife, Linda D. Dent, in Pacific Grove in 1977. Their union resulted in a combined family of six children. Jerry, Linda and Linda's son, Wayne (now Lauren) moved to Quincy from Spreckles, in 1983. Jerry worked almost 22 years for the Nestle Company in Salinas and owned two businesses, one of which was Quincy Cyclery. His most recent employment was with the Plumas County Probation Department. He was very good with the juveniles he drove around. He enjoyed motorcycling and laughing with his wife of 37 years. He was a member of the Plumas County Search and Rescue and the Plumas County United Bikers of Northern California. He leaves behind his wife Linda D. Dent;, his children, Crystal' Snyder, KevinDent, Nita McCoy, Norman Molinari, Vicki Poh and Lauren F. Vinson; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, and his sister Ruth Down, of Nebraska. A memorial was held for Jerry on Saturday, Aug. 23, at Manni Funeral Home of Portola and his urn was place in the Rose Garden at Quincy Cemetery with family and close friends in attendance. Donations can be made in his name to Plumas County Search and Rescue. Francis Elsie "Lisa" Mullen enjoyed all types of crafts as well as being an excellent cook. She was proud of her Native American/Maidu heritage and practiced the art of basket weaving and beadwork passed down from her ancestors. She attended the First Baptist Church of Greenville. ' In passing Lisa leaves her : son Adam Mullen, of Chester; grandmother Wilhelmina Ives, of Greenville; father Franklin Mullen, of Greenville; brother Doug Mullen, of Chester; sisters Ha!lie Hugo : and Sabrina Mulien, both of - Greenville; along with her nephews Adrian Hugo and Cameron Mullen, of Greenville, and Louie Mullen, of  Chico. :' She went on to join her  mother Ha!lie Mullen and brother Adrian Mullen in their eternal home. A celebration of Lisa's life * is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Indian Mission Full Gospel Church in Greenville. A time' of sharing will take place : from 7 - 10 p.m. Friday evening, Sept. 12, also at the Indian Mission Full Gospel Church. Interment will take place in the Chico Jim Native American Cemetery outside of Greenville. An opportunity to express your condolences to the family along with signing the memorial guest register is available online at fehrmanmortuary.com. Nona Powell Chester native and lifelong Plumas County resident Francis Elise "Lisa" Mullen went on to her eternal home unexpectedly, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at her residence in Chester. Born in Chester on June 15, 1960, to Franklin and Hallie (Ives) Mullen, Lisa -- as she affectionately became known -- was raised and educated in Chester, graduating from Chester High School as a member of the Class of 1978. She went on to continue her education at Heald Business College and upon graduation returned to Chester where she went to work for Bank of America. Lisa later went on to work for the Greenville Rancheria as a receptionist. Lisa was very artistic and Nona Edna Powell, 90, born Sept. 17, 1923, entered into rest Aug. 15, 2014. : She was preceded in death by her husband Loren Powell and children Marlene Hutcheson and Shirley : Donelson. She is survived by children Harry Powell and Millie Parker, sisters Bessie Meadows and Jessie Ott, brother Walt O'Brien, as well as many grandchildren, , great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Nona and Loren will be laid to rest in the Oroville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Butte Home Health and Hospice in care of Newton-Bracewell Chico Funeral Home. If you feel a little overwhelmed, a little lost and in need of support, we can help. Call the Plumas/Sierra Crisis Line at: at 1-877-332-2754 or 283-4333 for information, referrals, and resources. t A program of Piumas Crisis Intervention & Resource Center Ciao! I'm Claud. I'm a 2-year-old male Boxer mix that is seeking a quiet, semi-active forever home. I'm a sweet, medium-sized, easy-going guy that can turn heads with my good looks. I'm a smart cookie too, as I can even open a door. While I like to get my exercise, I would love a home where I can get the belly rubs and have lazySundays too. Do you think you can give me what I need? Drop by High Sierra Animal Rescue so we can do the meet and greet thing, and you can see just how cool I am. I know I could be the one you are looking for. Claud Breed: Boxer/Nix Age: 2 years Gender: Male Size: Medium Color: Golden Altered: Yes Current on Shots, Ref #: 2576 H/gh Se00rra Ane00ea/Rescue Open from 10 am to 4 pm, Mon. thru Sat. (530) 832-4727