Keith Pearson

Keith Pearson, 83, of Prospect, died Jan. 11, 2012, at Providence Medford Medical Center.Arrangements by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives.

Virginia May Browns

Virginia “Ginnie” Browns, 84, of Medford died Jan. 4, 2012 at Rogue Valley Medical Center. She was born to Fred and Mary Dame on Dec. 28, 1927, in Oakland, Calif. Ginnie and her parents moved to the Grants Pass area in 1941. She graduated from Grants Pass High School in 1947. In 1952, she and…

Wayne T. Bernhardt

Wayne T. Bernhardt, 44, died Dec. 18, 2011, at Camp Selerno Airfield in Afghanistan. He was born May 26, 1967, in Bandon, Ore., to Delores Bernhardt and Tom Leonard. Wayne lived in Eagle Point from 1969 until he graduated from high school in 1985. After graduation, he joined the Navy and served until 1994. While…


Correction: In the Jan. 3 obituary for Herbert Payne, it said he had served in Jamaica. That was reported in error.

Marva Louise Guches

Marva Louise Guches, 72, of Shady Cove, died Jan. 5, 2012, at her residence.Arrangements by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives.

Phillip Jay Brewer

Phillip Jay Brewer, 53, of Eagle Point, died Jan. 4, 2012, at his residence.Arrangements by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives.

Barbara Larson

Barbara Larson, 72, of Central Point and formerly of Eagle Point, died Jan. 3, 2012 at her home.Arrangements by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives.

Ann Damon

Anna Marie Fugit Damon,77, of Eagle Point died Dec. 30, 2011. Anna was born Mar. 25, 1934, in Baker, Ore. to Leo and Karee Fugit. She graduated from LaGrande High School in June of 1952. On June 14, 1952, she married Robert Loren Damon in Pendleton, Ore. They moved to the Rogue Valley in 1956….

Nathan Ashland

Nathan Ashland, 88, longtime resident of Larson Creek Apartments and also the VA “Dom” died Dec. 19, 2011. He was born Jan. 19, 1923. Nathan served honorably in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War, with numerous military commendations, including four bronze stars. He was a lifetime member of many veteran…

Muriel S. VanZandt

Muriel S. VanZandt, 81, of Shady Cove, died Dec. 29, 2011 at Hearthstone. Arrangements by Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives.