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~lil Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2001 Bulletin, Progressive, Frank McGowan Jesse Frank McGowan, 64, of Bangor, died Sept. 9, 2001, at High Bridge Campground, near Chester. He had moved to Bangor from Santa Rosa, where he had lived for 37 years. He was born March 19, 1937, in McComb, Okla. Jesse worked in the build- ing trades as a shingler for over 40 years. He obtained his building inspector's certi- fication through the Butte College building trades pro- gram in 1992. He served with the Califor- nia National Guard for four years. Jesse was a longtime mem- ber of the Carpenters Union Local 751 of Santa Rosa. He was an avid motorcyclist and member of the Modified Mo- torcycle Association. He was preceded in death by four brothers and one sis- ter. Jesse is survived by his wife, of 30 years, Louise, of Bangor; sons, Lynn Mc- Wash.; 25 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Following cremation, a cel- ebration of Jesse's life was held at the Bangor Historical Church, Sunday, Sept. 16. Cecil L Smith Cecil L. Smith, 40, died Sept. 13, 2001, in a road con- struction accident in Wash- in|ton. He was born in Chester on April 6, 1961. He lived in Chester, Westwood and Greenville. Cecil graduated from high school in Ketchikan, Alaska, and attended college in Cor- vallis, Ore., where he made the Dean's list, as well as Chico State. He had been living in Spanaway, Wash., for the last 1-1/2 years. Cecil worked as a heavy equipment operator and la- borer in construction after college. He was a member of the Operating Engineers. He enjoyed the outdoors and reading. Cecil was preceded in death by his brothers, Donald L. Smith and Shane Smith. Gowan, of Sebastapol, Scott He is survived by his lov- Reed, of St. George, Utah,. Tim Reed, of Sebastapol, and ' in| companion, Tracy Dancer, of Spanaway, Wash.; Jonathan "Bear" McGowan, mother and stepfather, Lynn of Bangor; daughters, Lanea and Winston Smith, of Ruth; Laban|, of Yuba City, Lynette father and stepmother, Don Voight, of Live Oak, Loueena and Charlotte Smith, of Quin- Cullen, of Fond DuLac, Wis., Lisa Reed, of Santa Rosa, and cy; brother, Carl Smith, of Jodi Carroll, of Spokane, Ketchikan, Alaska; sister, Kathy Brisky, of Acme, Wash.; stepsisters, Diane Chester and Peggy Canale, of Ruth; Angela Wilcox, of Quincy; Phoebe Engle, of Georgia; stepbrothers, Mike Frasier, of Zenia, and Robert Austin, of Sacramento. A celebration of Cecil's life was held at the Chester Cemetery, Saturday, Sept. 22. Any memorial donations in Cecil's memory may be made to the donor's favorite chari- ty, c/o Fehrman Mortuary, P.O. Box 53, Quincy, CA 95971. Stella Alice Boles Stella Alice Boles, 100, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, at her residence in East Quincy. She was born April 21, 1901, in West Plains, Mo. Stella, along with her hus- band and two sons, moved to Westwood in 1939. They lived there until the closing of the mill in the '50s, when they moved to Quincy. Stella was a devoted wife and mother and had worked for Red River Lumber Co. in Westwood during WW II. She was a longtime mem- ber of the Quincy Communi- ty United Methodist church and had been active in the AARP and the Quincy Se- niors. She enjoyed quilting and crocheting. Stella was preceded in death by nine siblings. Survivors include her sons, & CEMETERY SUPPLIES ~- 11, , ~ ~ ~ ~* ~'~ Noah & T~e Miller 100~ even 1,000~ on new caskets, free delivery to Funeral home AVMAILi 7 0AYS | NI4 I~1 Serving Lassen & Urns @ Head Stones 4 Granite or Plumas Caskets + Monuments Concrete Counties Space Uner Engr ng - Prict Qm b. 472-200 OIAMOND CREST lid . SUSANVILLE Robert Lee Boles, of Her- cules, and William Thomas Boles, of Arnold; brother, Gerald Montgomery, of Wil- low Springs, Mo.; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Graves|de services were held Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Quincy East Lawn Cemetery, with a celebration of ||ella's life following at the Quincy United Methodist Church. The family requests any do- nations in Stella's memory be made to the Community Unit- ed Methodist Church, c/o Fehrman Mortuary, P.O. Box 53, Quincy, CA 95971. M aret Flowers Way Margaret "Margy" Flowers Way, 83, died Monday, Sept 17, 2001, at Plumas District Hospital. She was born April 2, 1918, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. A longtime resident of Quincy, Margy lived here from 1955-1980, moved to Oroville for 15 years, and re- turned to Quincy in 1995. Margaret had developed a deep life-long commitment to both her family and her church, beginning in her youth She was a homemaker who loved to cook southern style and to sing. An active member of the Quincy Christian Life Fel- lowship, Margy loved to serve the Lord as the church board's secretary, in Bible study, and on the Praise Team. She had also been a member of Quincy's "The Sil- ver Threads" musical group. Margy was preceded in death by her husband, Jack,. in 1995. She is survived by her son, Joe Way, of Quincy; daugh- ters, Jenny Melhus and Jack- ie Amos, of Quincy; brother, Bill Flowers, of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; sister, Elizabeth Lever- ton, of San Marcos, Texas; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Following cremation, a cel- ebration of Margy's life w~ held at the Christian Life Fel- lowship Church in Quincy on Friday, Sept. 21. ALIGNMENT PISr~OR-I3 il~ BIIlIIIB iimlB A quemy pe~k)emenoe pec~Wd e~ ~ redml In !~ & 70 adee sl~ee ~xi h~ m 8 performmce ST. 283-1450 P19WTlil-14 HOURS: Weekdays, 8 am - 6 pm Saturdays 8 am - 5 pm Warront~es Honored 300 Locat/ons In The family requests any do- Any nations in Margy's memory Lee's name may be be made to the Christian Life High Sierra Animal Fellowship Music Dept., c/o P.O. Box 548, Portola, Fehrman Mortuary, P.O. Box96122. 53, Quincy, CA 95971. Maude Elizabeth Davis Maude Elizabeth Davis Cole Gregory Mapes Irish, 103, of Lake Almanor, Cole Gregory MapeS died Tuesday Sept. 18, 2001, at born at 10:07 a.m., the Long Term Care Unit of 2001, at Lassen Seneca Health Care District Hospital in in Chester Greg and Jewelle A native of Arcata, Maude Chester. was born to Humboldt Coun- The newborn wei ty pioneers John and Maude pounds, 15 ounces, and Davis on Dec. 19, 1B97. Her 20-1/2 inches long. maternal grandparents set- Maternal tled in Humboldt County in Don and Anita the mid-1800s. Her father, a Quincy. Paternal native of Scotland, made the ent is Joan Mapes, dangerous trip around Cape brook. Horn as a cabin boy aboard a Cole joins his sailing ship at age 16. Meghan, 15, at home. In 1985, Maude moved to Lake Almanor to be with her Spencer Ryam llis daughter. Spencer Ryan GilliS' Following her graduation born at 5:20 p.m., Aug. from high school, Maude 2001, to William (Bill) went on to attend Humboldt Melissa Gillis of Reno, Normal School, which later The newborn became Humboldt State Uni- pounds, 12 ounces, and 1 versity, graduating with her 19 inches long. teaching credential in 1918. Maternal grandparents She taught in area schools for Beverly and 38 years Buffalo, Mont. Maude was a longtime grandparents are Randy member of the California Re- Barbara Gill|s, of tired Teachers Association Paternal and the Plumas and Lassen are Bill and Alice County Retired Teachers As- Clear Creek, and sociation. She was recently Gill|s, of Crescent Mills. honored with an Over-100 Achievement Award for her Jordan Anthony dedication to the teaching Jordan Anthony field, was born at 11:30 a.m. She was an active member 1, 2001, at Tahoe of the Chester Community pital in Truckee. United Methodist Church. Proud parents are She loved the mountains and Hudek, of Graeagle, enjoyed her daily walk in the Chendo Cervantes, woods. An avid gardener, she Greenville. kept tabs on all the birds and The new arrival we| animals in her large yard. pounds, 13 ounces, and She acquired a great inter- 21 inches long. est in the history of Plumas Maternal County, compiling several Gregg and Wendy scrapbooks and cross-refer- Graeagle. Paternal enced files on the subject, ents are Juan and which she later donated to Cervantes, of Greenville. the Chester/Lake Almanor Annallam ~rn Museum. ...... l hNm Maude was preceded in Annalisa Eileen death by her husband of 59 was born at B:40 p.m. on, years, Ed, in 1980, and her 15, 2001, at Plumas brother, Franklyn. Hospital, to An Survfvors include her Cordes, ofTaylorsville. daughter, Donna Irish, of the The newborn Lake Almanor Peninsula; pounds, 5ounces. two grandchildren and oneMaternal great-grandchild. Coy and Ardie Kemp, of Following cremation, acel- lorsville. Great ebration of Maude's life will is Levi Kemp, of be held at a later date. Pri- Mills. vate inurnment will take Annalisa joins place in the Oceanview years old, and Lauren, Cemetery in Eureka. months, at home. The family requests any do- nations in her memory be made to either the Long Term Care Unit of the Seneca Health Care District or the Chester Community United Methodist Church, c/o Fehrman Mortuary and Cre- matory, P.O. Box B03, Greenville, CA 95947. WaUdam, Lee Watkins, 74, of Graea- gle, died Sept. 20, 2001, at her home. She was born Sept. 11, 1928 in Kansas City, Mo., to Homer and Bernice Betzer. Lee moved to Graeagle from Hayward in 1978. She was a homemaker and loved animals, crocheting, sewing and cooking. Lee was preceded in death by her sister, Alice Cramton, and son-in-law, Bob Blan. Survivors include her hus- band, Bill, of Graeagle; son, Bud Watkins, of Arab, Ala.; daughters, Nancy Blan, of Graeagle, and Patty Foster, of Lathrop; and brother, Richard Betzer, of Big Bear; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private family inurnment took place in Mohawk Ceme- tery SepL 24, 2001. S41)t. 4 Virginia Lee Gary|s, of: Grove, and Bernard McLaughlin 7 Jess|ca Lynn BentleY, Lake Almanor and Lowell Anderson, of man, Mont. Barbara Ann Jordan Terry Lee French, Reno, Nev. Rebecca Leigh and Robert Alvarez, Portola. The Plumas Hospice would like to the following for all of hard work, dedication sense of humor in make the first annUaL] pagne Brunch/Jazz the smashing success was: Peggy Hiss, thanks pulling Dr. Satterfield, you wonderful and so is : sic. Thanks to: Ross Bobby Drake, Joe Moon's Restaurant, Shipp, Bob Hiss, Thon, Fred Thon, Gomez, Shelley Morr Garrett Olney, Rouse, Melody Zernich, ny Alexandre, and Leal. Thanks to Carol Pfenning and Detrick. Also, thank you to all attended this event nated funds for our Hospice effort. Looking ward to the next one!!!