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12B Wednesday, Nov. 21,2001 Bulletin, Progressive, t Joseph Schlitz and Stroks Brewing Company, in Van Barbara Louise Wood Barbara Louise Wood, 55, died Sunday morning, Nov. 11, 2001, at her home in Quin- cy. She was born Oct. 13, 1946, in Quincy and lived here all her life. Barbara loved the serenity and beauty of the outdoors and had been active with many of the community's support groups. She was a 1964 graduate of Quincy High School and went on to earn her A.S. degree at Feather River College. Barbara was preceded in death by her brother, Bill VanGilder, in 1993. Survivers include her daughter, Christina M. Wood Pilgeram, of Reno, Nev.; son, Robert Wood, of Quincy; mother, Ruth VanGilder, of Quincy; and six grandchil- dren. Following cremation, a cel- ebration of Barbara's life is tentatively set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Quincy Community United Methodist Church. Private inurnment will take place in the Old Quincy Cemetery. An.opportunity to leave memorial tributes, or to check the service place and time, is available online at . The family requests any do- nations in Barbara's memory be made to Quincy Pioneer Elementary School, c/o Fehrman Mortuary and Cre- matory, P.O. Box 53, Quincy, CA 95971. Anthony "Tony" Farcello Anthony "Tony" Farcello, 75, of Grass Valley, died Nov. 8, 2001, in Grass Valley. He was born March 1, 1926, in Palms, to Joseph and Vic- toria (Alcorace) Farcello. Tony's parents were Italian immigrants, and he was Nuys, for 37 years. He enjoyed Harley David- son bikes, auto racing, and hunting in Utah and Mon- tana with his buddies. Tony was preceded in death by his daughter, Lori J. Walker. Survivors include his sons, Anthony M, Farcello, of Spring Creek, N.Y.; James Farcello, of Carson City, Nev.; Nick Farcello, of Silver Springs, Nev.; sister, Mary Foster, of Winnetha; brother, Joseph Farcello, of Tehachapi; eight grandchil- dren and three great-grand- children. A graveside service was held Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Sierra Memorial Lawn Ceme- tery in Grass Valley. Donna Parsons Donna Lou Parsons, 83, died Nov. 13, 2001, at her son's residence in Fallon, Nev. She was born Sept. 22, 1918, in Sigurd, Utah. Donna was a homemaker, whb had lived in the Su- sanville and Greenville areas for most of 45 years. She lived in Battle Mountain, Nev., for two years. Donna was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Second Ward, in Susanville. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Richard; brothers, Charles, Derild and Don; and sisters, Carma, Nole and Margo. Survivors include Donna's husband of 63 years, Wendell Parsons; son, Norman Par- sons, of Fallon, Nev.; daugh- ters, Ila Fogleman, of Greenville, Marge Smith, of Susanville, and Mary Lou Parsons, of Reno; brothers, Leon and Billy Carter; 10 grandchildren and 20 great- grandchildren. Funeral services were held Nov. 16 at the Second Ward Louise Cram Louise Cross, 78, of Quincy, died Tuesday evening, Nov. 13, 2001, at her residence, fol- lowing a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Feb. 26, 1923, on her family's farm outside Clinton, Ind., to Jesse and Lottie Lister Jones. Louise developed her musi- cal talent at a young age, playing both the violin and saxaphone while attending Clinton High School. She also became an avid reader. She went on to attend Indiana State University, majoring in business, and was honored as the Indiana State Typing Champion. During WWII, Louise went to work for the United States Steel Corp as a secretary to her future father-in-law. She married Gerald Thomas Cross, Jr., at the Naval Acad- emy in Annapolis, in 1944. When a career opportunity appeared with the steel mill the family moved to Pleasant Hill, Calif., and later to Clay- ton. Louise devoted her life to her family. She enjoyed sewing, folk dancing, bowl- ing, bingo, and taking trips to Lake Tahoe and Reno. She was preceded in death by her husband of 29 years, Gerald Thomas Cross, Jr., in 1973. Louise is survived by her sons, Gerry, of Quincy, Gene, of Martinez, Dale, of Benicia; daughters, Susan Beets, of Martinez, and Kathleen Pem- berton, of Vacaville; broth- ers, George, of Crown Pointe, Ind., and Bob, of Clinton, Ind.; sisters, Beaulah McDon- ald, of Clinton, Ind.; and Jean Peterson, of Philadelphia, Penn.; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandson. A celebration of her life was held at graveside in Oak- mont Memorial Park in Lay- fayette, Friday afternoon, Nov. 16. An opportunity to sign the The family requests any do- interred in the Meadow Val- nations in Louise's memoryley Cemetery. be made to either Plumas In lieu of flowers, remem- Community Hospice or St. brances in Paul's name may John's Catholic Church, c/o be sent to the Plumas County Fehrman Mortuary, P.O. BoxMuseum, 500 Jackson SL, 53, Quincy, CA 95971. Quincy, CA 95971. Wilholmina Marie "Mime" Clyde Carroll Miller Liborius Harmer Clyde Carroll Miller, 80, Wilhelmina Marie "Mfllie" died at his residence in Liborius Harmer, 95, of. Chester, Sunday morning Campbell, died Nov. 3, 2001, Nov. 18, 2001. at Lincoln Glen Nursing Fa- He was born Aug. 19, 1921, cility in San Jose. on the family farm outside She was born June 14, 1906, Bethany, Mo. in Deming, New Mexico Ter- Clyde moved to Chester ritory. Her parents settled in from Missouri in 1946. He Hayden, Ariz., where she cel- had been employed at-Collins ebrated Arizona statehood in Pine Company in Chester for 1912. 40 years, retiring in 1986 as Millie won a scholarship to their saw filer. the University of Arizona in Clyde served with the U.S. 1923, graduated in 1927, and Army, as a medical aidman, taught high school in Hayden during WWII in the Euro- from 1927-29. pean Theater. He was award- Millie married and moved ed four bronze stars for his to Greenville in 1935, where valor. Clyde was an active her husband taught music and devout member of the and later became principal. Chester Baptist Church, a During her 22 years in longtime member of the Plumas County, Millie did Chester American Legion not teach school, as her hus- Post and the former VFW band would have been her su- Post of Chester, along with pervisor, and he was opposed the Lumber and Production to nepotism. Workers Union Local 3074. In 1944, the Harmers Clyde had been active with moved to Quincy. They the leadership of the Chester bought the Victorian home Boy Scouts for many years. that, after they sold it, be- He was an avid outdoors- came the "Feather Bed" bed man, who enjoyed hunting, and breakfast, fishing and working in his Near the end of WWII, Mil- garden. lie volunteered with the Red Clyde was preceded in Cross. She was also a part- death by his wife of 47 years, time bookkeeper for Quincy Glen-Doris Miller, in 1988; Drug Store. When she moved three brothers and three gis- to Campbell in 1957, she ters. taught business classes at the Clyde is survived by his high school, until she retired sons, Tony Miller, of Pleasant in 1971. Grove, Brian "Tab" Miller, of Millie belonged to Delta Troy, Mont.; daughter, Son- Kappa Gamma, a profession- dra Walter, of Red Bluff; sis- al organization for women ters, Violet Long, of Yuba educators; was a past presi- City, and Elsie Regenniter, of dent of the Santa Clara divi- Atalissa, Iowa; six grandchil- sion of the California Retired dren and four great-grand- Teachers Association; volun- children. teered for the Good Samari- A celebration of Clyde's life tan Hospital Auxiliary; and will be held at the Chester belonged to the California Pi- Baptist Church, at 1 p.m., tors, Round Table, River Disposal, Los Tires, Great D&L Di Cities Beverage, Gamma Iota Gamma Sorority, E Sorority, Carol Shirley Richardson, i Wood, John and Schmidt, and all named volunteers helped. But even more, all the people who and supported cause of you, we be sending over charities benefiting and their families 11 tragedy. This is the type that we can all be say we did as a Thank you all. __| Lee Austin, Exalt The members of Senior Citizens to extend a big to Supervisor B.J. for obtaining the repair and paint of our clubhouse mer. It was badly looks great! In the rush to one for such a erans Day Greenville, I forgot Fehrman's providing the wren@ and delivering Thanks, John! Alicia Higbee, Indian May the sacred sus be adored, and preserved the world now and Sacred heart for us. St. Jude, miracles, pray for Jude, help of the pray for us. Pray for nine days. Thank you, St. prayers granted. proud ofhis heritage. Church of Jesus Christ ofguest .register, along with oneers. Wednesday afternoon, Nov. Rusty After c0mpleting 12 years, of School, Tony served In the Latter Day, Sa rtts in Su- |eeVing~memorl~tribut~, is : ~.$~ W~tS preced~d~'~,~eat4~ , 21, followed by ] ll al wth , t;, U.S. Marines from 1943 to sanville, with interment foi- available online at by her husband, Ralph military honors in the To my 1946. Tony worked for the lowing in Greenville. . Room & Shopping Through Dec. 24, 2001 Let the Peppermill pamper you while you do your holiday shopping! Stay in a luxurious Tower Room for $39 per night or a five- star Spa Suite from only $79 , Sunday through Thursday. Weekend packages also available! 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