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July 18th

Carol Nicholls
A celebration of life will be held from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., August 12, at the Evelyn O. Royce Art Center in Fall River Mills for Carol Adell Nicholls, 81, of Fall River Mills.
Mrs. Nicholls died of natural causes, July 6, 2006.
She was born August 27, 1924 in San Francisco and moved to the area from there in 1969.
She was an artist, member of the Mayers Memorial Hospital Guild, Intermoun-tain Artists and a volunteer at the Inter Mountain Fair.
She is survived by her sons Matthew of Fall River Mills and Gary of Redding and four grandchildren.


July 11th, 2006

Hilda Graves
Graveside services were conducted at the Burney District Cemetery on Bailey Street for Hilda Fagan Graves, 59, of Burney.
Mrs. Graves died July 2, 2006 at Mercy Medical Center following a short illness.
She was born May 8, 1947 in Greenock, Scotland and moved to the area in 1976 from Chicago, Ill. She was a lab technician Assistant at Mayers Memorial Hospital for 22 years.
She is survived by her husband, Dale; stepson Robbie of Denver, CO; daughters Candice Tucker of Burney and Risha Riggins of Cottonwood; brother William McKay of London, England and three grandchildren.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in her name to the Fall River Mills Volunteer Fire Department, Fall River Mills.


July 4th, 2006

Oscar Cunningham
Private family services will be scheduled later for Oscar F. Cunningham, 83, of McArthur.
Mr. Cunningham died of natural causes at his residence June 26, 2006.
He was born January 22, 1923 in Helfin, Alabama and moved to the area in 2003 from Placerville, CA. He was an electrician for the Department of the Navy and A WW II veteran.
He is survived by son Jon of Patterson, CA; daughter Joni Engelage of McArthur, four grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Melba Gwin
A private family graveside service was held at Burney Cemetery for Melba Edith Gwin, 94, of Burney.
Mrs. Gwin died of natural causes June 24, 2006 at Mayers Memorial Hospital in Fall River Mills.
She was born October 1, 1911 in Thronton, Arkansas and moved to the area in 1942 from Sheridan, Arkansas. She was a homemaker, member of the PTA and Democratic Women.
She is survived by her daughters Martha Hamon of Redding and Frankie Cramer of Fairfield, CA, three grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
The family requests that memorial donations be made in her name to the Burney Library, 37038 Siskiyou Street, Burney, 96013.


June 27th

Lenora Cochran
Services were conducted June 26, 2006 for Lenora Ida Cochran, 86, of Cassel. Burial followed at the Burney Cemetery.
Mrs. Cochran died June 18 at Mayers Memorial Hospital in Fall River Mills.
\Born May 3, 1920 in Oregon, she moved to the area from Torrance, CA in 1966. She was a homemaker and member of the Crossroads Baptist Church.
She is survived by husband Andrew; sons Michael of El Centro,CA, Thomas of Torrence and Timothy of Inglewood, CA; eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.


June 13th

La Fern Ewer
Memorial Services are pending for La Fern Ewer, 89, of Fall River Mills.
Mrs. Ewer was born in McCloud, October 10, 1914 and was a lifelong resident of the area.
She died June 4, 2006, of natural causes at Mayers Memorial Hospital in Fall River Mills..
She graduated from Fall River High School in 1932, worked at Eastman's Lodge in 1934. She stood watch for Japanese aircraft during World War II from a trailer on the top of the hill where Bob Porter's house was built.
She was a member of the PTA, life member of the Rebekah Lodge, cook at Mayers for 16 years and a volunteer there before that. She was known for her potato salad.
She also worked for PG&E in the summer, taking care of bus tours when scheduled.
She loved to square dance, camp, fish and hunt, take rides in the woods and have dinner over an open fire. She also loved to knit, embroider, make candy and in recent years, go to the casino.
She and her husband of 48 years had two children; son Donald of Chester and daughter Joelene of McArthur; two grandchildren, Jannelle of Chico and Janette of Cloverdale; and great-grandson James of Cloverdale.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in her name to the Fort Crook Historical Society in Fall River Mills.

Ruth Swenson, long time former resident of Glenburn died following a stroke at her residence in San Rafael, California June 5, 2006. A family service will be held at a later time. Donations can be made to the Glenburn Church or Intermountain Hospice. The family requests no flowers.


June 13th, 2006

William Whatley
Services for William David Whatley, 85, of Burney were conducted June 1, 2006 at the Burney Cemetery. Burney Veterans Combined Honor Guard officiated.
Mr. Whatley died May 26, 2006 at his residence of natural causes.
He was born Sept. 1, 1920 in Carrollton, Ms.
He moved to Shasta County in 1976 from San Francisco, CA.
He was a restaurant owner for thirty years, a WWII US Navy veteran and a member of  VFW Post 5689 in Burney.
He is survived by his stepson Tony Montooth of San Jose, CA; brother Nalcolm Whatley, Carrollton, MS; sister Louise Guzzo of Redwood City, CA; and three grandchildren.

In memory of
Ryan Kelly
Services for Ryan Lee Kelly, 30, of Burney were conducted at McDonald's Burney Chapel yesterday (Monday). Burial followed in the Burney District Cemet-ery.
Mr. Kelly accidentally drowned at Lake Britton, May 31, 2006.
He was born October 5, 1975 in Redding and was a lifetime resident of the area.
He was a plannermill worker at Sierra Pacific Industries in Burney and a Burney High School graduate of 1994.
He is survived by his brother, Larry Ross of Burney, sister Ruth Ann Ruby and brother-in-law Larry of Portland, OR, parents Walt and Ruth Kelly of Burney; grandmother Jos-ephine Kelly of Redding, niece Kayla Ross and nephew Cody Ross.


 May 30th, 2006

Esther Kirkman
Services will be held at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in Fall River Mills at a future date for Esther M. Glisan-Kirkman, 86, of Auburn, CA.
Mrs. Kirkman died of natural causes May 21, 2006 at Mayers Memorial Hospital's Burney Annex.
She was born October 19, 1919 in Des Moines, Iowa and moved to the area in 2006 from Auburn.
She was a grocery store clerk.
She is survived by her daughter Judy Evans of Auburn, a granddaughter and two grandchildren.

Mickey Gemmill
A wake was held at the Pit River Health Services May 26, 2006 for former Burney resident, Mickey Leland Gemmill, 61, of Shasta Lake. Services were May 27 at Allen and Dahl's Funeral Chapel in Palo Cedro. Burial was at the family cemetery in Big Bend.
Mr. Gemmill died May 24, 2006 at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.
He was born September 6, 1944 in Redding and was a lifetime resident of the county.
He was chairman of the Pit River Tribe, a family services director at the Redding Rancheria in Redding, board member of the International Indian Treaty Council and member of the Medicine Lake Defense Coalition for Sacred Sites Protection.
Survivors include wife Valerie; sons Mickey Jr. and Michael, daughters Michelle, Faith, Honor, Shasta, Brandy, Nichelle and Victoria; brothers, Steven, Arnold and Ira; sister Sophia, father Jake, mother irene and six grandchildren.

Patricia Murray
Private services will be held for Patricia Sue Murray, 68, of Burney.
Mrs. Murray died at her son's residence in Redding, May 25, 2006.
Mrs. Murray was born October 23, 1937, in Lincoln, Nebraska. She moved to the area in 1966 from Southern California.
She was a homemaker and representative of the President's club for Avon.
She is survived by husband, Marcus; sons Randy Brundage of Randleman, N.C., Andrew Brundage of Redding, and Dan Brundage of Jamestown; daughters Marlene Hudson of Honolulu, Angie Stevens of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Anita Allen and Ricki Murray, both of Burney; brothers, Bruce Wilson of Salinas and Ralph WIlson of Surprise Arizona; sisters Eleanor Coontz of Santa Cruz and 13 grandchildren.


May 23, 2006

Sunny Glyn Read
b: June 17, 1913 - d: May 16, 2006
Sunny Read, loving wife of Robert V. Read, was born in a June snowstorm in Wyoming, delivered by her father.  She was educated in small country schools in Wyoming, graduated from University of Wyoming and continued her business education at the Manhattan School of Business.  She had a long and active life as a realtor, starting in Los Altos in the late '40s and continuing in Danville, CA, where she owned her own company, "Sunny Read Real Estate". 
In 1965 she purchased Dr. Ritter's "Fall River Ranch" as an anniversary gift to her husband.  They commuted between Fall River Mills and the East Bay for the next few years, becoming full time residents of Fall River Mills in 1971.  She was very active in church activities, first with the McArthur Bible Church and later with Grace Community Bible Church.  When the laws changed regarding allowing a weekly Bible study class on school properties, she purchased a school bus and made sure that the children, who might not have been exposed to Bible study otherwise, could still receive some Christian Education.
In 1997, when Robert Read became very ill, they both moved to first Pleasanton and then Redding, but maintained the hope of being able to move back to their place on the Fall River.  After taking wonderful care of her family through her entire life, she finished her life in loving Hospice care at the ranch, in the company of her daughter, son, and granddaughters.
She is survived by daughter Lyn Read of Fall River Mills, son Robert Lee Read of  Haslet, Texas; granddaughters Pamela Lindsay, Catherine Luck-man, Jenifer Lindsay, and Jessica Whitney Read, and great-grandchildren Amanda Luckman and Shane Luckman, and Dane Holcombe.
Her Memorial Service will take place Tuesday, May 23 at 2:00 pm at Grace Community Bible Church on Tamarack Avenue in Burney, with a graveside service to follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in McArthur.  Instead of flowers, the family would prefer donations to the Scholarship Fund at Grace Community Bible Church or to Intermountain Hos-pice, PO Box 459, Fall River Mills, CA 96028.

Gary Matteson
Private services will be held at a later date for Gary Daniel Matteson, 57, of Burney who died May 16, 2006 at his home of natural causes.
He was born August 6, 1948 in Sacramento and moved to the area from Truckee, CA in 1971. He was a saw filer for Publishers and Sierra Pacific Lumber Mill in Burney.
He is survived by his wife Suzane; son, Joseph, of Medford, OR and two grandchildren.
Florence Gobin
Private services will be held at a later date for Florence Lucille Morley Gobin, 86, of Burney, who died of natural causes May 14, 2006 at the Riverview Residential Care Home in Fall River Mills.
She was born January 25, 1920 in Helena, Montana and moved to Burney in 1950 from Little Valley.
She was an office clerk at the Intermountain News in Burney for 10 years.
Mrs. Gobin is survived by her husband Paul, daughter Arlene Bartram of Burney, sister Aubrey Clewett of Weiser, ID, five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in her name to the Raymond Berry Pool Fund, c/o Burney Water District, 20222 Hudson Street, Burney or the Pete Lakey Memorial Fund, c/o Plumas Bank, P.O. Box 189, Fall River Mills.

Alvin Daniels, Sr.
Services for Alvin Louie Daniels, Sr., 72, of Hat Creek were conducted May 16 at St. Rose Catholic Church, Sacramento with burial following at the Hicksville Cemetery, Galt, CA.
He died from natural causes at his residence, May 12, 2006.
Mr. Daniels was born March 26, 1934 in Sacramento and moved to the area in 1981 from there.
He was a warehouseman for Safeway Stores for 25 years and a U.S.M.C. veteran of the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by wife Bernice of Sacramento; sons, Alvin Jr. of Sacramento and Hat Creek, Allen of Sacramento, Kyle of Hat Creek, Kevin Vincent of Sacramento and Michael Wilson of Hat Creek; daughters, Mary Tarango of Sacramento, Michelle Salcedo of Woodland and Fransene Daneils of Sacramento; brother Leland of Sacramento; sisters, Diana Ollila of Menahga, NM, Roberta Daniels of Sacramento and Evelyn Olvera of Sacramento; 23 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.


May 16th, 2006

John Ghiorso
A funeral mass was conducted for John G. Ghiorso, 84, of Fall River Mills, May 13, 2006 at the Fall River Cemetery in Fall River Mills.
Mr. Ghiorso died May 8, 2006 of natural causes at Mayers Memorial Hospital.
He was born May 23, 1921, in San Jose, CA. and moved to the area in 1977 from Orland, CA. He was the owner-operator of Burney Disposal for 28 years and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife Ruth; sons, Tom of Burney, Bill of Salem, OR, John of Lake Oswego, OR, Jim of Chico and Joe of Redding; daughters Patty DeMatteo of Carslbad, CA, Joan Kovich of Lakewood, WA and Marie Carlson of Juneau, AK; brother Louie of San Jose, 19 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in his name to Our Lady of the Valley, Catholic Church, Hwy. 299E., Fall River Mills or the Fall River VFW, P.O. Box 369, Fall River Mills.

John Pryor II
Graveside services were conducted May 12, 2006 at the Burney Cemetery on Bailey Street in Burney for John "Jack" C. Pryor II, 57.  Mr. Prior died of natural causes May 2, 2006.
He was born October 30, 1948 in Paradise, CA and moved to the area in 1986 from Arizona. He was a self employed carpenter, Vietnam Veteran, and member of VFW Post 5689.
He is survived by wife Sharon; sons Wesley of San Jose, CA and Jared of Freemont, CA; stepdaughters Shelly Francis of Burney, Roxanne Martin of Burney; brothers, Stacy Graham of Roseville, Roger Pryor of Redding, Bronze Ickes and Bart Ickes of Juneau, AK and Richard Hiersche of Chico; Patty Soloman of Honolulu, Hawaii and Sharon Copeland of Fairfield; parents Irene Ickes of Burney and Charles Pryor of Forest Ranch and seven grandchildren.

Lena Harney
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m., May 19, at the Intermountain Baptist Church in Burney for Lena Harney, 88, of Burney. The Reverend Bud Hennessey will officiate. Burial will follow at the Burney Cemetery. Visitation will be at McDonald's Chapel, May 18, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Mrs. Harney died at Mayers Memorial Hospital in Fall River Mills of natural causes May 9, 2006.
She was born August 11, 1917 in Suumerland, California and moved to the area in 1972 from Pomona. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Harney is survived by her husband Daniel of Cassel; daughters Ramona Owens of Motpelier, ID, Marian Vaught and Nancy Schleigh of Burney; sister Ethel Willenberg of La Canada, CA,; seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

Vernon Stringer
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m., May 19, in Fairview, OK for Vernon Stringer, 74, of Bieber. Burial will follow at the Fairview Cemeter in Fairview.
Mr. Stringer died of natural causes May 10, 2006 at Mayers Memorial Hospital in Fall River Mills.
He was born January 11, 1932 in Chester, OK and moved to Lassen County in 1972 from Canby.
Mr. Stringer was a tallyman for Big Valley Lumber in Bieber.
He is survived by wife Vyra; sons, David of Placerville, CA and Darren of Elk Grove CA; daughter Debbie Watters of Bieber; brother Bill of Auberry, CA, 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2006 OBITUARY ARCHIVES

Dec. 27th, 2006

Donald Selvidge
A memorial service will be held at a later date for Donald W. Selvidge, 71, of Fall River Mills.
Mr. Selvidge died December 13, 2006 at Mayers Memorial Hospital.
He was born February 22, 1935 in Santa Ana, California and moved to the area in 1978. He was a retired fiberglass fabricator for a boat manufacturer.
He is survived by son Venrald of Buena Park; daughter Doris Moxham of Germany; sister Linda Huffman of Bella Vista, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


Dec. 19th, 2006

Charles Brendlin
Private family services will be held at a later date for Charles Edward Brendlin, 84, of Fall River Mills.
Mr. Brendlin died at his residence December 8, 2006.
He was born October 21, 1922 in Santa Rosa, CA and moved to the area from Australia in 1972. He was a self employed carpenter.
He is survived by his daughter Becky Rosenfelder of Duvall, Washington, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.


Dec. 12th, 2006

George Davies, Jr.
Graveside services for George "Bud" E. Davies, Jr., 76, of Richmond, CA will be at 1 p.m. today, Tuesday, December 12, 2006 at the Burney District Cemetery. The Burney Combine Veterans Honor Guard will officiate.
Mr. Davies died at Doctors Hospital in San Pablo, CA, December 5.
He was born May 2, 1930 in Auburn, New York and moved to Contra Costa, CA from New York in 1963. He was the manager of Chevron, in Richmond, CA and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by brother William of North Hollywood and sister Ellie Halter of Burney.


Dec. 5th, 2006

Agnes Grasso
Services were held December 4, 2006 for  Agnes Pearl Grasso, 71, of Burney. Burial was at the Burney Cemetery.
She died at Mercy Medical Center in Redding October 23.
Mrs. Grasso was born August 6, 1935 in Shickshinny, Pennsylvania. She moved to Shasta County from Hayward in 1992. She was a dietician.
She is survived by sons Peter of Burney and Mark; daughters Rhoda Bell of Burney and Cheryl Graning of Pocatello, Idaho; nine grandchildren and two grea
t-grandchildren.

Randy Kramer
A memorial service  will be conducted for Randy Kramer, 40, of Red Bluff, today (Tuesday) 1 p.m. at McDonald's Redding Chapel, 1101 Twin View Blvd. Pastor Kent House will offiate.
Mr. Kramer was killed in a truck accident at Crescent Mills in Plumas County, November 29, 2006.
He was born May 22, 1966 in Bieber and moved to Redding from Bieber in 2001. He was a log hauler for Wheeler Logging and member of the Operator's Union.
He is survived by his wife Vicky; step-daughters Jenny, Jackie, Heather and Dana; brother Rob of Bieber; parents Charles and Karen Kramer of Bieber and grandmother Dorotha, also of Bieber.


Nov. 28th, 2006

Laura Bresciani
Private family services will be conducted at a later date for Laura Mae Bresciani, 82, of Burney. Burial will be at the San Joaquin Catholic Cemetery, in Stockton, CA, November 27, 2006.
Miss Bresciani died November 16, at Riverview Residential Care in Fall River Mills.
She was born April 6, 1924 in Stockton and moved to Fall River Mills in September 2006. She was a cosmetologist.
She is survived by companion Merele Harrison of Stockton and sister Palmyra Curtis of Burney.


Nov. 21st, 2006

Leonard Stephens
No services are scheduled for Leonard Wesley Stephens, 63, of Burney.
Mr. Stephens died November 9, 2006 at Mayers Memorial Hospital in Fall River Mills.
He was born March 16, 1943 in Log Beach, California and moved to the area from Riverside in 1991.
He was a computer operator for McDonnel Douglas Aircraft in Long Beach for 27 years and a member of the Burney Lions Club.
He is survived by wife Sherry; sons Kevin of Sandy, Utah and Kim of Colorado; stepson Eric Woodworth of San Bernardino, California; daughter Kara Badica of Corona, California and Renee Angel of Burney, California; sister Diana Stampfli of Rancho Cucamunga, California and five grandchildren.

In Memory of
Delma McClung Ashcraft
Jan. 11, 1932 - Nov.  8, 2006
Delma Marie McClung Dean Ashcraft of Sheridan, Arkansas was born January 11, 1932 at Sheridan, the daughter of the late Lee Milton and Lena Ethel Henslee McClung. She was a member of First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church at Sheridan where she was active in Golden Agers. Delma had a huge heart and a smile just as big. She brought so much joy to so many people and leaves behind a rich legacy of love and laughter.
Mrs. Ashcraft died Wednesday, November 8, 2006 at Arkansas Hospice at Fort Roots at the age of 74. She was preceded in death by her stepson, Rick Ashcraft; brothers and sister-in-law, Joe and Dean Burrow McClung and Eric and wife Janie Hern McClung; sister, Willeen McClung.
Survivors include Husband William H. Ashcraft of Sheridan; son and daughter-in-law Dave and Evon Dean of Redding, California; daughter and son-in-law Paula and Foster  Brovan of Shingletown, California; Brothers and sisters-in-laws, Don and Wife Gail McClung of Hat Creek, California, Rex and wife Jeannie McClung of Burney, California; sister and brother-in-law, Lava and husband Lewis Barnes of Burney; California grandchildren, Jake Dean, Adam Dean, Dustin Dean, Colby Dean, Justing Dean, Anna Belle Dean, Foster Brovan, Cucas Brovan, Will Ashcraft and Taylor Boccarossa and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
The family wishes to say a thank You to everyone at Arkansas Hospice at Fort Roots for their heartfelt care and concern. She loved you all and we do too.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, November 10, 2006 at Memorial Gardens Funeral Home Chapel at Sheridan with Bro. Tim Montgomery, Bro. John Mooney and Bro. Michael Walton officiating.


Nov. 14th, 2006

Myron W. Wertzba
Powell, WY. Myron W. Wertzba, 61, died October 25, 2006, at Powell Valley Healthcare.
Funeral services were held October 28, 2006 at 4:00 P.M., at Thompson Funeral Home in
Powell.


Nov. 7th, 2006

William Rice
Services for William Thomas Rice, 68, of Burney were conducted at Grace Community Bible Church in Burney, November 5, 2006. Burial was at the Burney Cemetery
Mr. Rice died October 31 at the Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding.
He was born March 2, 1938 in Alturas and moved to Shasta County in 1940. He was the owner/operator of Rice Logging for 21 years.
He is survived by son, Freddy of Redding; daughters Janie and Lynn, both of Burney; sister Jeanette Johnson of Lincoln, California and eight grandchildren.

Joseph Eddy
Services for Joseph Anthony Eddy, 21, of McArthur will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday at Valley Baptist Church in McArthur. The Reverend Charles Tiffee will officiate. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at McDonald's Chapel in Burney.
Mr. Eddy died October 31, 2006 in an automobile accident on Day Road outside of McArthur.
He was born June 4, 1985 in Storm Lake Iowa, and moved to Shasta County in 1999. He was a construction worker and attended Fall River High School.
Survivors include sister Sarah; mother Paula Cooper and step father Jim Cooper, all of McArthur; grandparents Larry and Vickie Burk of Oskaloosa, Iowa and Les and Jean Cooper of McArthur.


Oct. 31st, 2006

Bridget Petty
Services for Bridget Ann Petty, 75, of Burney were conducted October 28, 2006.
Mrs. Petty died October 23 in Mayers Memorial Hospital in Fall River Mills.
She was born May 26, 1931 in Los Angeles and moved to Shasta County from Canoga Park in 1984.
She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Claude "Boss" Petty of Burney; sons Claude Jr. of Palmdale and Steven "Guy" of Grass Valley, California; daughters Melanie Morgan of Shasta Lake City and Mardine Matwijiw of Burney; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.


 Oct. 24th, 2006

Kenneth Shouse
Graveside services  were  conducted at the Lookout Cemetery, October 15, 2006 for Kenneth Shouse, 78, of Redding.
Mr. Shouse died October 15, in Redding.
He was born January 26, 1928 in Tulsa, Oklahoma and moved to Adin in 1948 from Oklahoma.
He was retired from an excavation business in Bieber.
He was a Merchant Marine veteran of World War II, member of the Big Valley High School Boosters Club, Intermountain Cattlemen and was on both the Bieber Water District's board of directors and the Big Valley School District's board of trustees and was a foster grandparent.
He is survived by son Ken, Jr. of Redding; daughter Jessica Sizemore of Redding; sister Jennie Lou Hartman of Houston, Texas; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

In Memory Of
Marianna Reed
GRANTS PASS, Oregon-Services were conducted for Gertrude Marianna Reed, 94, October 14, 2006, at Chapel of the Valley L.B. Hall Funeral Home, Grants Pass. private burial followed at Hartley Cemetery, Lakeport, California.
  Mrs. Reed, born May 18, 1912, in Manzanar, California, died suddenly on October 6.
She was employed in Leroy Gordon beauty shop chain several years before opening a beauty shop in her home in Downey, California. She retired to the Grants Pass area in 1969. 
She is survived by nieces Frances Edwards, Lakeport, Dollie O'Neil, High Springs, Florida, Karen Zabinski and Cathy Gordon, both of McArthur, and Margaret Wells, Creswell, Oregon; nephews Benson Edwards, Bonanza, Oregon, Mark Hillman, Norwalk, and Douglas Hillman, Anderson.


 Oct. 17th, 2006

Julia Diamond
Services for Julia Ann Diamond, 85, of Round Mountain were held October 14, 2006 at Halcumb Cemetery in Round Mountain.
Mrs. Diamond died October 9, at her home of natural causes. She was born July 4, 1921 in Madera, CA and moved to the area in 1964 from McCloud.
She was a retired public school's cook.
She is survived by son Paul of Redding; Stepson Ken Johnston of Granada; daughters Judy Cameron of Davis and Roberta Benn of Round Mountain; sisters Eva Tracey of McCloud, Agelina Mancasola of Sacramento, and June Franceschini of Sacramento, seven grand children, 11 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-granchildren.
Imogene Boggs
Services for Imogene Boggs, 88, of Burney will be conducted at 11 a.m., October 21 at the Burney Presbyterian Church. Pastor Gary Anderson will officiate. Burial will be at the Oak Hill Memorial Park in San Jose.
Mrs. Bogs died of natural causes September 30, 2006 at Mayers Memorial Hospital's Burney Annex.
Mrs. Boggs was born December 1, 1917 in Union City, Ohio. She moved to the area in 1996 from Forest Hill, CA. She was a homemaker, member of Mayers Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Burney Presbyterian Church and Senior Nutrition Program.
The family .
She is survived by her son, Ralph of Burney, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in her name to a charity of choice.

Donald Harbert
Services were held at the Hillside Cemetery in Nubieber October 13, 2006 for Donald Emery Harbert, 83, of Bieber.
Mr. Harbert died October 9 in Reno. Nevada
He was born in Big Valley September 11, 1923 and was a lifelong resident.
He was owner of Harbert Oil in Bieber, a veteran PBM pilot with the U.S. Naval Air Corp in World War II.
He is survived by his wife Nadine; son Robin; daughters, Gail Philbrook, and Terrill Johnson; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in his name to a charity of choice.

Howard Jones
Services were conducted at McDonald's Burney Chapel, October 13, 2006 for Howard Otto Jones, 82, of Burney.
Mr. Jones died of natural causes, October 10 at his residence.
He was born March 22, 1924 in St. Louis, MO and moved to Burney from Newhall, CA in 1979. He was the owner of Mt. Burney Carburetor in Burney, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and member of the Burney Lions Club.
He is survived by his wife Ethel; son Thomas, both of Burney; daughters Rita Hill of Palmdale and Rhonda Haynes of San Ramon; brother James of Sidell, IL; stepbrother Paul Wilson of Eureka; sisters Elizabeth Matcousky of Reseda, Vivian Rollhause of St. Louis and Maria Ostrow of New York, New York; nine grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in his name to the Intermountain Hospice, P.O. Box 459, Fall River Mills.


Oct. 10th, 2006

Ruby Vaughn
Services were conducted Friday for Ruby Marie Vaughn, 86, of Burney. Burial followed in the Burney Cemetery.
Mrs. Vaughn died September 26, 2006 at the Northern California Rehabilitation Hospital in Redding.
She was born September 22, 1920 in Safford, Ariz. and moved to the area in 1948.
She and her husband Rex owned Vaughn's Insurance Agency in Burney.
She was a charter member of the Burney Lions Auxiliary, a member of the Burney-Fall River Soroptimists and the Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by son Rex M. of Anderson, two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in her name to the Burney Lions Auxiliary, c/o Michelle Mancuso, P.O. Box 295, Burney.

James Bonham
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. today (Tuesday) at the Fall River Mills Cemetery for James Milo Bonham, 97, of Fall River Mills.
Mr.  Bonham  died at home
He was born February 6, 1909, in Sebastopol, CA and moved to the area in 1941.
He was the maintenance director at the Fall River Joint Unified School District.
Survivors include sons, Thomas of Fresno and Jerry of Anchorage, Alaska; sister Polly Goodwin of Red Bluff and four grandchildren.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in his name to the Fall River Education Foundation, P.O. Box 625, McArthur.
William Sutton
No services are planned for William Paul Sutton, 83, of Little Valley.
Mr. Sutton died in accident October 1, 2006 in Little Valley.
He was the caretaker at the transfer station, a former fire chief and community services director in Little Valley and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife Barbara; son Todd of Concord; daughters, Kathy Dinsley of Chino Hills, Joye Leventhal of Berkeley, Donna Fuentes of McArthur, Shirley Brown of Lee Summit, MO and Candace Wright of Kearney, MO; 16 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice.


Oct. 3rd, 2006

Joseph Light Means, Jr.
Services were conducted September 28, 2006 for Joseph Light Means, Jr., 85, of Burney at the Burney District Cemetary.  Burney Veterans Honor Guard officiated.
Mr. Means died Septem-ber 25 of natural causes at his residence.
He was born July 16, 1921 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and moved to Shasta County in 1964 from Jackson, California.
He was an Electrical Machinist for PG&E for 33 years.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia of Burney, sons Joseph III of Mongtomery Creek and Robert O. of Sac-ramento, Daughters Lynda M. McDaniel of Red-ding, stepdaughters Penny Lath-am of Redding, Susan Jacoby of Glendale Heights, Illinois and Barbara Knack of Delavan, Wisconsin 35 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Mr. Means was a WW-II veteran, member of the US Navy and US Army.  Member of the American Legion and Life Member of the VFW.
Memorial contributions may be made to Inter-Mountain Hospice, P. O. Box 459, Fall River Mills, CA.  96028.

James Milo Bonham
Family and friends will hold graveside services for James Milo Bonham, 97, of Fall River Mills who passed away September 24 of natural causes at his residence.
He was born February 6, 1909 in Sebastopol, California and moved to Shasta County from Red Bluff in 1941.  He was Director of Maintenance for the Fall River Joint Unified School District for 17 years.
He is survived by his sons Thomas of Fresno and Jerry of Anchorage, Alaska, and sister Polly Goodwin of Red Bluff and four grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Fall River Education Foundation, P. O. Box 625, McArthur, CA.  96056.

James Raymond Moore
Funeral services for James Raymond Moore, 83, of Burney were held at McDonalds Chapel in Burney Monday with burial at Burney District Cemetery.  Fort Crook Masonic Lodge #250, F & AM Affiliation conducted their services along with the Burney Veterans Honor Guard.
Mr. Moore was born july 18, 1923 in Dierks, Arkansas, and passed away September 26, 2006 at his residence.
Mr. Moore moved to Shasta County in 1945 from Camp Beal, California.  He was a power house operator for PG&E in Burney for 36 years.
He is survived by his son Michael of Anderson and daughter Theresa Moore-Dean of Wildomar, Calif-ornia, sister Wanda Sue McCullum of Redding, and four grandchildren.
He was a WW-II US Army veteran, member of the Burney VFW Post 5689 as a Life Member, and member of the Fort Crook Masonic Lodge #250, F. & A.M.

Shirley Ann Head, 69, of Fall River Mills passed away September 27 at Mayers Memorial Hospital.
No services will be held.
Born December 22, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, she moved to Fall River Mills in 1999, and worked at Mayers Memorial Hospital as an RN.
She is survived by her husband Frank of Fall River Mills, sons Greg and Scott both of Santa Barbara, mother Dorothy Burnham of Seattle, Washington and two grandchildren, Tiffany and Justin.
She was a member of the Mountain Cruisers Car Club of Burney and the Quilting Club of Fall River Mills.

Phyllis Mae Ingram
Graveside services will be at the Pinegrove Cemetery in McArthur, October 3 (today) for Phyllis Mae Ingram, 74, of McArthur who passed away at Mayers Memorial Hospital Sept. 28th.
Born in Oakland, California, December 5, 1931, she moved to the Fall River Valley in 1938 and was a homemaker.
She is survived by husband George of McArthur, son Robert and wife Lorrie Ingram of McArthur, daughters Anita Ray and husband Cecil of McArthur, Alexis Johnson and husband Bill of Fall River Mills, Jennifer Higgins and husband Brian of Troy, Montana, Lynn Bales and husband Dan of Moses Lake, Washington, sister Jean Severson of Stockton, 19 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary of Fall River Mills, McArthur Grange and Glenburn Community Church.
The family requests that memorial contributions may be made to the Fort Crook Historical Society, P. O. Box 297, Fall River Mills, CA.  96028 or the charity of your choice in Mrs. Ingram's name.

Patricia Ann Oller

Patricia Ann Oller, 61, of Burney passed away September 25 following a long illness.
Services are scheduled for Saturday, October 7 at the Intermountain Evangelical Free Church in McArthur at 11 a.m.
She was born June 25, 1945 in Watsonville, California, and moved to Shasta County in 1969 from Livermore.  She was a Teachers Aide at Burney elementary school for 19 years.
She is survived by husband Randy Oller of Burney, son Erik of Modesto, daughters Melissa Sylvester of Chester, Jenni Schmidt of Chester, Becci Spainhour of Rocklin, brother Vern Pipkin of Laguna Beach, mother Peggy Pollard of Paso Robles and 13 grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by grandson Jason in 2005.
Memorial contributions may be made to Intermountain Evangelical Free Church, P. O. Box 605, McArthur, CA.  96056.

In Memory of
Arthur L. (Buzz) Brown, Jr.
Aug.16, 1947 -Sept.30, 2006
Buzz left this world a better place. Every day he lived his life with integrity, passion, love and service to his community.
He was born in Fallon, Nev. to Arthur L. and Rosalie Brown on Aug. 16, 1947. The family moved to Burney when Buzz was 9-years old. He graduated from Fall River High School in 1965.
Buzz found the love of his life in Sandy Callaham. The high school sweethearts married August 20, 1966 at Burney Presbyterian Church. Buzz welcomed another great love in 1968 when Nanette joined the family. His life was so full of love that it wasn't long before he began to share his life and talents with the community.
Buzz was happiest when he was working, playing, eating, and laughing with family, friends and those who would soon become a part of his life. As proprietor of the Burney Alpine Drive-In he enriched the lives of many locals with the creation of such menu items as the infamous "Billy Burger."
An enthusiastic hunter and fisherman Buzz shared his bounty joyfully. His delight in landing a fish, or hunting game was always secondary to his wonder at the Marvels of nature and the companionship of family and friends.
The Intermountain area was Buzz's home. He was always a gracious host. He spent many hours building his community. The Fort Crook Masonic Lodge, the Jaycees, the Burney Lions Club all benefited from his energy and dedication. From 1972 to 1987 residents and guests to Burney oohed and ahhed at the 4th of July fireworks that were safely staged and supervised by Buzz.
With his passing Buzz joins his infant son, Arthur L. Brown III, and his older sister Judy Miller who preceded him in death. Grieving his loss, but celebrating their time together are his wife Sandy Brown, his daughter Nanette Bennett, son-in-law Jim Bennett, grandchildren Bryan and Ashley Bennett, parents Art and Rosalie Brown, and a large extended family.
Buzz always said; Live, Laugh and Love each day. If kindness and generosity come your way, pass it on.
A memorial service will be Saturday, October 7, 2006 at 1 p.m. at the Lions Hall in Burney.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be directed to Mayers Memorial Hospital's Hospice or the Lions Eye Foundation.


Sept. 26th, 2006

Janet Yates
Private services will be held at a later date for Janet D. Yates, 89, of McArthur.
Mrs. Yates died September 19, 2006 at Mayers Memorial Hospital in Fall River Mills of natural causes.
She was born December 7, 1916 in Portland, Oregon and moved to the area in 1963 from the Dalles, OR.
She was the owner operator of the Fall River Tavern in Fall River Mills.
She is survived by stepdaughter Terry O'Neil of Alturas and brother George Geddes of Merlin, OR, five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Ivan Sandhofner
Services were conducted September 22 for Ivan Scott Sandhofner, 22, of Redding. Burial was at the Redding Memorial Park.
Mr. Sandhofner died in an automobile accident in Redding, September 18, 2006.
He was born March 15, 1984 in Fresno and moved to Shasta County from Paradise in 1988.
He was a shift manager for Round Table Pizza in Redding, a sales representative for Sprint, a 2002 graduate of Burney High School, a member of the World of Warcraft-Venture Co. Mercenary Guild and Church of Christ in Palo Cedro.
He is survived by his brothers Eric of Fort Carson, Colo. and Kyle of Redding; sisters Shasta Bellegante of Burney and Heather Scheckla of Redding; parents John and Kathleen of Redding, Grandfather Doug Andrews of Springfield, Ore; and grandmother Doris Cadena of Folsom.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in his name to Sierra Bible Camp, Church of Christ, 21895 St. Francis Way, Palo Cedro.


Sept. 12, 2006

Mark Wilson
Services were held September 9, 2006 for Mark Wilson, 28, of Hat Creek. Burial was at the Wilson Family Cemetery in Hat Creek.
Mr. Wilson died as the result of an auto accident September 5.
He was born March 14, 1978 in Redding and was a lifetime resident of Hat Creek.
He was a laborer with Hat Creek Construction and a member of the Pit River Tribe.
He is survived by long time companion, Layna Marquez of San Francisco; sons, Shasta Stone Wilson of San Francisco and Mark Andy Wilson of Hat Creek; daughter Hannah Rain Dove Wilson of San Francisco; brothers Doug Wilson Jr. of Hat Creek; sister Nicole Wilson of Hat Creek; parents Dough Sr. and Teresa Wilson of Hat Creek, grandmother Helen Wilson of Burney.

Donald Hackney
Private services will be held at a later date for Donald L. Hackney, 82, of Fall River Mills.
Mr. Hackney died of natural causes at his residence September 4, 2006.
He was born August 5, 1924 in Sessor, Il. He moved to Fall River Mills in 1999.
He had a 38 year career with Pacific Bell and was a veteran of WWII.
He is survived by sons  Robert of Fall River Mills, Kingman and Dale of Redding, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Leonard Smith
Graveside services for Leonard J. "Smitty" Smith, 85, of Burney will be at 1 p.m., September 15 at the Burney District Cemetery on Mountain View Rd. Pastor Henry Winkleman and the Burney Veterans Honor Guard will officiate.
Mr. Smith died at Mayers Memorial Hospital in Fall River Mills of natural causes September 7, 2006.
He owned and operated Burney Auto Parts for 50 years.
He was a 20-year Burney Fire Department Chief, with a total of 30 years of service with the department. He also served two terms as a Commissioner of the Burney Fire District. He served as president of the Burney District Cemetery's board of directors from 1981 - 2002. He was on the board of directors of Shasta County Bank, a project leader for the 4-H, Little League, Burney Boosters, A Scout Master for the Cub Scouts and a Troop Leader for the Boy Scouts.
He was also a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII, a member and Past Commander of American Legion Post 441, member and Past Commander of VFW Post 5689, and a member of the 40-8.
He is survived by sons David of Burney and Steve of Happy Camp; daughter Joan Heffley of Millville, sisters Lucille Trottman of Chico and Gloria Atkins of Bradford, PA; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The family asks that memorial contributions be made in his name to VFW and American Legion Auxiliary, P.O. Box 1077 Burney.


 Sept. 5th, 2006

Grace VanDeWeerd
Services for Grace Marie VanDeWeerd, 83, of Cassel will be at 2 p.m., September 9, at the Burney Veterans' Hall. The Reverend Frank Wilkins of the Hat Creek Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be at the Burney District Cemetery.
Mrs. VanDeWeerd died of natural causes August 27, 2006 at her granddaughter's residence in Burney.
She was born September 27, 1923 in Lakeview, OR and moved to the area in 1980 from Redwood City, CA. She was a retired supervisor for GTE.
She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, Post 5689, in Burney and the Women of the Moose, in Redding.
She is survived by her spouse Lockie of Cassell; daughter Vivian Furr of Fall River Mills; brother Ray Winchester of Redding; sister Beulah Cole of Redding, four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in her name to Kids Wish Network, National Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 17217, Indianapolis, IN 46217-0217.
Harry Johnson
Private services will be held for Harry Johnson, 78, of Fall River Mills.
Mr. Johnson died August 19, 2006 at his residence.
He was born February 15, 1928 in Detroit and moved Shasta County in 1989 from the Bay Area.
He was a longtime Maintenance Engineer for a large apartment complex.
His survivors include wife, Virginia; sons Harry Jr. of San Lorenzo and Erik of La Pine, OR; daughters Mikki Shinn of San Carlos, Ruth Parraga of Fall River Mills and Sandy Lingle of Shasta Lake; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

In Memory of
Louise B. Crum
Louise B. Crum passed away Friday August 26, 2006 in Tacoma Washington.
She was born September 1, 1913, in Ingot, California to George and Sophia Gilmer.  Louise was married to Harold Crum, one of the Crum Meat Company brother's.  She and Harold made their home in McArthur.  They raised two children in that home; Lucille Crum Rowland of San Jose and Merton Crum of Tacoma.  She leaves four grandchildren, three great grandchildren, a sister, Katie Smith, of Redding and a host of livelong friends in Fall River Valley.
Louise was a founding member of the original McArthur Community Church, which evolved into the Evangelical Free Church on Main Street.  The church, her Bible and God were important to this lady.  Those who remember Louise will recall a cheerful lady with a ready smile and quick wit.  Her caring heart and love of people was very evident in her life.  She will continue to bring pleasant memories and as we remember her.
Memorial donations can be made in her name to: Mayer's Memorial Hospital-Long Term Fund,     PO Box 77, Fall River Mills CA 96028


Aug. 29th, 2006

In Memory of
Estella May "Davis" Micke
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m., Wednesday, August 30, 2006 in the Hoyt-Cole Chapel of the Flowers in Red Bluff for Estella May "Davis" Micke, 99, of Burney. Reverend Richard Beddoe will officiate. Visitation will be at the chapel August 29, from 5 to 8 p.m.. She will be buried at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Red Bluff.
Mrs. Micke died at the Mayers Memorial Hospital Annex in Burney, Tuesday, August 22, 2006 of natural causes.
She was born May 28, 1907 to William and Etta Freemyers in Red Bluff. She moved to the Burney area 15 years ago from Red Bluff where she had been a lifelong resident. She was  clerk for Handley's Dress Apparel in Red Bluff.
She was a lifelong member of the Red Bluff First Christian Church, Red Bluff Riding Club and Fort Crook Historical Society in Fall River Mills.
She is survived by daughter Donna Witherspoon of Burney; son Darrell "Doug" Davis and his wife Donna of McKinleyville, CA, 7 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren.
Estella lived in Red Bluff for the majority of her life and moved to Burney in 1991 to live with her daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Harvey Witherspoon. She loved the great outdoors, and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and horseback riding. She was also very crafty and enjoyed oil painting. Many of her paintings are displayed in homes of family members. Estella was very fashion conscious and many know her from her job at Handley's Dress Apparel on Walnut Street, was previously known as The Fashion. She had a knack for designing some of the best looking display windows in town. She also worked as a clerk at Clark's Drug in Red Bluff. Estella will be greatly missed by all who know and loved her.
Memorial con-tributions can be made in Estela's name to the First Christian Church, Hickory and Madison, Red Bluff, CA 96080 or the Fort Crook Museum, Fall River Mills.


Rose Martiniez
Grave side services were conducted at Calvary Baptist Cemetery in San Jose August 24, 2006 for Rose Francis Martinez, 85, of Burney. Mrs. Martinez died of natural causes August 13, at Mayers Memorial Hospital in Fall River Mills.
She was born December 3, 1920 in Tucson, Arizona and moved to the area in 2003 from San Jose. She was a retired Assembler for a computer chip manufacturer.
Mrs. Martinez is survived by her daughter Yoland Fletcher of Burney, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.


Aug, 22nd, 2006

Goldie Hawkins
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. August 26, 2006 at Allen and Dahl Funeral Chapel in Palo Cedro for Goldie May Hawkins, 92, of Redding. Pastor Jeff Bidwell will officiate. Burial will be in the Hillside Cemetery in Nubieber.
Mrs. Hawkins died August 13, 2006 in Redding.
She was born May 24, 1914 in Lookout and moved to Shasta County in 1981 from Bieber. She was a homemaker, owner and clerk of The Country Store in Lookout and a graduate of Bieber High School.
She is survived by sons, Norman of Adin, C. Delmer of Bieber, Daren O. of Redding and Nolan C. of Palo Cedro; daughter, Norene F. Watkins of Mountain View, Wyoming, 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.


Aug. 15th, 2006

Alfred McCay
Services for Alfred Thomas McCay, 85, of Cassel were held August 10, 2006. Burial followed at the Burney District Cemetery in Burney. Mr. McCay died August 6, of natural causes at his residence.
He was born November 4, 1920 in Chicago Heights, IL and moved to the area from Monterey, CA in 1972.
He was a service manager for Grand Auto, Lt. Col in the US Army during WWII; a member of VFW Post 5689 of Burney, Cassel Volunteer Fire Department, Cross Roads of Burney, a drug and alcohol counselor, AA member, Cassel Water Department, and grand marshal of the Burney Basin Days in 1999.
Mr. McCay is survived by his son, Thomas, of Houston, TX; daughters Marleen Nichols of Biggs, Michele Dudley of Marysville, Maureen McCay of Chico; eight grand children and four great grandchildren.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in his name to Intermountain Hospice, P.O. Box 459, Fall River Mills, CA 96028.

Mary Marler
Grave side services were conducted at Glen Oaks Memorial Park in Chico August 4, 2006 for former Fall River resident Mary Spalding Marler, 65, of Chico.   Mrs. Marler died August 1, following a long illness.  She was a homemaker.
She is survived by sons Norman Ross and Rod Garcia both of Comptonville; Allen Amore of Chico and daughter Tina Harner of Chico; brothers Ken Spalding of McArthur, Jack Spalding of Shingletown and Steve Spalding of Montaque; sisters Carlie Guinn of Scott Bar, Dorothy Lacy of Modesto, Barbara Kyle of Chico and Nadine Boban of Fall River Mills; give grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.


Aug. 8th, 2006

Marjorie Powers
No services will be conducted for Marjorie Gowing Powers, 90, of Big Bend.
Mrs. Powers died at her residence of natural causes July 30, 2006.
She was born February 26, 1916 at Piedmont, CA and moved to the area in 1957 from Healdsburg, CA. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Powers is survived by her sons, Ben Creveling of Big Bend and Olin Powers of Salem, Oregon; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Faye Barker
A time for remembering is scheduled at 2 p.m. August 12 for Faye Jean Barker, 61, at her residence. For directions call 335-5385 or 299-3577.
Mrs. Barker died of natural causes at her residence July 28, 2006.
She was born May 30, 1945 in Seaside, CA and was a lifetime resident of the area.
She was an accounting department employee at the Pit River Casino.
She is survived by long-time companion Mary Marx of Burney; daughter Tina Marie Fregoso of Klamath Falls, OR; sisters Dorothy Ford of Adin and Judy Gester of Bella Vista, two grandchildren and one great grand child.


Aug. 1st, 2006

Frank Schneider
Services were conducted July 31, 2006 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church for Frank Xavier Schneider, 87, of Burney. Burial was at the Burney Cemetery.
Mr.. Schneider died of natural causes at his residence July 21.
He was born December 5, 1918 in Rugby, North Dakota and moved to the area in 1949 from Chester.
He was a crane operator for Lorenze Lumber Company of Burney, A Marine Corps veteran of WWII, and member of the St. Francis of Assisi Church.
Mr. Schneider is survived by his wife Virginia; daughter Kathy Cook of Susanville; brother Roy of Jacksonville, FL and two grandchildren.
The family requests that memorial donations be made in his name to Intermountain Hospice, P.O. Box 459, Fall River Mills.

Pamela Perkins
A gathering of family and friends for former Fall River Valley resident Pamela Marie Perkins, will be held today, August 1, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. at the home of John Renwick, in Grass Valley. Their phone number is 268-2488. A private internment will be at New Elm Ridge Cemetery in Grass Valley.
Mrs. Perkins died July 25, at her home in Grass Valley.
She was born July 10, 1953 in Palo Alto.
She was a certified dental assistant and was a self-employed sales consultant for the Pampered Chef and as a shepherd. She was a 4-H leader.
She is survived by her husband Dan; son, Matthew of Grass Valley, daughter Georgia of Grass Valley and mother Georgia Berryman of Grass Valley.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Pamela Perkins Memorial Fund at El Dorado Savings Lake of the Pines Branch.


July 25th, 2006

Charles McIntosh
Services will be scheduled at a later date for Charles McIntosh, 85, of McArthur. Burial was in the Pine Grove Cemetery in McArthur. Mr. McIntosh died of natural causes at Mayers Memorial Hospital in Fall River Mills July 17, 2006.
He was a lifetime resident of the area, a self-employed logger, US Navy WWII veteran of PT Boats in the South Pacific campaigns.
He is survived by his son Ed of Fernlay, Nevada.

Ruth Methvin
Graveside services were conducted July 22, 2006 at Pine Grove Cemetery for Ruth McCollum Methvin, 89, of McArthur.
Mrs. Methvin died of natural cause July 19, at Mayers Memorial Hospital in Fall River Mills.
She was born October 5, 1916 in Calgary Alberta, Canada and moved to McArthur in 1956 from Pondosa. She was a retired teacher at Fall River High School, a member of the Fort Crook Historical Society and Community United Methodist Church of Fall River Mills.
She is survived by her daughter Edna Eades of Lookout and two grandchildren.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made in her name to the Fort Crook Historical Society, P.O. Box 397, Fall River Mills, CA


July 18

Cheryl Harris
Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m., July 19 at the Burney District Cemetery on Bailey Street for former Burney resident Cheryl Lynn Harris, 46, of Sonora.
Mrs. Harris died July 2, 2006 in Modesto.
She was born December 1, 1959 in Redding.
Mrs. Harris was a waitress and member of the Zero, Zero FBB for the Deaf in Groveland, CA.
She is survived by children, Cherenna, Mark, Marissa and Joe; sisters Stephanie and Kathy; brothers, Toby, Darren,and Darrel; mother Carla Holland of Big Oak Flat, CA; father Chester Harris of Fort Jones, CA and two grand children.

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