Karen Williams Jones - 1951 - 2019

Karen (Williams) Jones passed away on March 29th in 2019 at the age of 67. Karen was born in McMinnville and raised in Yamhill Oregon. She attended Yamhill Grade School and graduated from Yamhill Carlton High School in 1969. She attended Oregon College of Education, now Western Oregon University, and earned her degree in Health and Physical Education in 1973.After graduation she received a teachin

Ann Gannon - 1940 - 2019

Ann Gannon, 79, of Newberg, Oregon passed away on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019. Ann was born to James & Leta Richardson on January 29, 1940 in Santa Cruz, California. While residing in the Bay Area, Ann attended Sonoma State University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology in 1979. She worked as a Career Development Researcher, until retirement in Eureka, California. Ann enjoyed genealo

Vera Bonita Davidson Morgan - 1943 - 2019

There will be a celebration of life for Vera Bonita Morgan this spring in Reedsport, May 18th at the Church of God at 11am on First Street by the high school.Bonita was born Aug. 11, 1943 in McMinnville, to Howard and Annabelle Davidson. She passed away January 11, 2019 after a short illness. She was the 6th child of Howard and Annabelle Davidson, having three sisters, Patsy, Doris, and Jeannie an

Frank W. Maynard Sr. - 1935 - 2019

A Celebration of Life will be held on April 28, 2019 at 10:00am at the Yamhill Heritage Center, 11275 SW Durham Ln, McMinnville OR 97128. No flowers please. If you wish, Dad would have been pleased for you to donate to the Yamhill Heritage Center.

April LeeAnn Mahurin - 1958 - 2019

April LeeAnn Mahurin passed away March 28, 2019 at the age of 60. Services will be held on Saturday, April 13th at 2:00 at Willamina Free Methodist Church. Macy and Son Funeral Directors are handling the service.

Donald Eugene Young - 1932 - 2019

Don passed away on March 8, 2019, at the age of 86. He was born November 7, 1932 in Campbell, Minnesota, to parents Lester and Francis Young. In 1937 the family moved to Newberg, Oregon. He attended Newberg High School, where he graduated in 1950. There he met Royal Zook, and they were married in 1951. They had 3 children. Don soon began a career in Banking, at Commercial Bank, which later became

Otto F. Spurger - 1933 - 2019

Otto F. Spurger passed on March 29, 2019 at the age of 85. He was born and raised in Texas until he left to serve in the Air Force. He then worked as a Greyhound bus driver in California and Oregon until his retirement. He survived by his wife, three children, a son-in-law, five grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. No memorial services are planned.

Joseph Ensign-Lewis 1985 - 2019

Joseph Ensign-Lewis, son of William Lewis and Lindy Bliss, passed away on March 30, 2019 as a result of an auto accident. Services will be held Friday, April 5, 2019 at 12:00 Noon at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, McMinnville Ward 1645 NW Baker Creek Road. A Go Fund Me link has been set up at https://www.gofundme.com/f/in-honor-of-joseph-ensignlewis Macy and Son Funeral Directors wil

Margaret Anne Doughty - 1933 - 2019

A Celebration of Life service will be held for Margaret Anne Doughty April 13th at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Macy and Son Funeral Directors, McMinnville. Margaret was lovingly surrounded by family as she was welcomed into heaven March 18, 2019. From her birth place of Prosperity, WV to the Alaskan Tundra Margaret lived in multiple states during her lifetime. In her teen years Margaret worked in th

Darlene Marguerite Dunckel - 1921 - 2019

Darlene Marguerite Dunckel passed away March 26, 2019 at the age of 98. She was born January 17, 1921 in Diagonal, IA to Roy Hargin and MaryBelle Anderson and moved to the Salem area where Darlene grew up and attended school. She earned her nursing degree at St. Vincents in Portland and married Edward J Dunckel while in nursing school. They moved to McMinnville where they raised their 4 children,

James Norwood Apperson - 1927 - 2019

James, known to family and friends as “Jim”, was born in Baker, OR to Norwood C. Apperson and Letha Coles Apperson. At a very young age his family moved to Lafayette, OR where they lived in the historical “Mattey House” and after a few years, Jim moved to McMinnville and entered Cook School. McMinnville was Jim’s home, but he loved his summers spent near Haines, where

Gerald Albert Reed - 1930 - 2019

Gerald A. “Jerry” Reed was born May 15, 1930 to Albert Isaac and Wilma Esther (Lett) Reed in Seattle, WA. He attended grade school in Myrtle Point, OR. In 1943 he moved with his parents to Kokrines, AK, then to Hooper Bay and Gambell, AK. During their time in Alaska, they lived in one Indian Village and four Eskimo Villages. In June of 1951 Jerry and his parents returned to the “

Ida Tead Rushing - 1929 - 2019

Born October 18, 1929 in Washington, Utah to Christanna and Jack Beach, Ida lived in California and many places in Oregon. She married Henry D. Rushing on August 31, 1964 in Las Vegas and settled in Dayton before moving to McMinnville in 1990.Ida’s hobbies included quilting, crocheting and gardening.Ida is survived by sons Everett Bucknell, Ronnie Burgess and daughter Judy Mayzsak, five gran

Mary Bennett-Rice - 1928 - 2019

Mary Bennett-Rice passed away on March 22nd, 2019 at the age of 91. She was born on January 1, 1928 in Garibaldi, Oregon to her parents O.E. and Lucy (Nelson) Full. She had an older brother Earl. When Mary was 2 the family moved to McMinnville and later moved onto the piece of property where she lived most of her life. She went to school in McMinnville and graduated from McMinnville High School in

Lois Mae Christensen - 1925 - 2019

Lois Mae Christensen passed peacefully on Wednesday, March 20th, one day before her 94th birthday.  Lois was born in Hibbing, Minnesota on March 21, 1925 to Emelda and Leo Paquette.  Lois was raised and educated in Yakima, Washington having graduated from nursing school at St. Mary's.  She moved to McMinnville in 1947 and began her nursing career at General Hospital in McMinnville,