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…

Kathleen A. Robinson

Kathleen A. Robinson passed away suddenly in her sleep on Sept. 15, 2011, at her home in Shady Cove. She was born in Oakland, Calif., in 1947 to William and Dorothy Lamb. She was married to her beloved second husband Jim Robinson who preceded her in death in 2006. Kathy spent much of her life…

Diana L. Daniel

Diana L. Daniel, of Eagle Point,  was surrounded by loved ones when she died Oct. 13, 2011 at her home. She was born on Nov. 27, 1946, in Oakland, Calif. Inspired by a childhood teacher, she dedicated her life to the development of young children. She received her teaching certificate at St. Mary’s College in…

Danny Wayne Kenoyer

Danny Wayne Kenoyer, 63, of White City, died June 16, 2011. He was born to Albert and Quida (Ivy) Kenoyer, on May 31, 1948, in Compton, Calif. He served honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam from 1967 to 1969. He moved to the Rogue Valley from Compton, Calif. five years ago and was…

Bill J. Harper

Bill J. Harper, died June 5 at home following a long illness. He was born to William Henry and Etta Louise Harper on July 20, 1925 in Sequoya County, Okla.          He had many friends and “adopted families” in his lifetime. He also had many vocations. He was in the Navy and served during…

John Francis Smith, Jr.

John Francis Smith, Jr,60, died peacefully in his home in Etna, Calif., on Mar. 25, 2011. Born Dec. 5, 1950, in Vallejo, Calif., he served in the military as a pararescueman and formed many friends during his 10 years in the military. After serving in the military, he continued to serve the government as an…

Richard Lee Forth

Richard Lee Forth, 63, died Mar. 12, 2010 at his home in White City, of multiple sclerosis, which he had for more than 40 years. He worked in Eureka, Calif. for Sears and also at Stantons Restaurant. After being diagnosed with MS, he and his wife moved to Junction City, Calif. Along with their two…

Keith Donald Lilly

Keith Donald Lilly, 73, died Oct. 15, 2010. He was born to Don and Gertrude Lilly on February 5, 1937, in Healdsburg, Calif. He moved to the Lake Creek area in 1940, and spent three years in the Navy. In 1962, Keith married Nancy Lilly. Keith worked for Hughes & Dodd and Hughes Brothers for…

James A. Harper, Jr.

James A. Harper, Jr. was born July 15, 1941 in Santa Monica, Calif. He died Sept. 4, 2010 in southern California. He served four years in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Harer was a long time resident of Oregon, having moved to Coquille from southern California in 1967. He later moved to Sams Vally where he…

Lois Griswold Cox

Lois Griswold Cox, 79, of White City, died Oct. 9, 2010, at Rogue Valley Medical Center. She was born June 23, 1931, in Los Angeles, Calif and had been a resident of White City for the past 40 years. She enjoyed a career as a nurses aide from which she retired. Lois enjoyed collecting Elvis…

William M. Major

William M. Major, Jr., 73, of Trail, died July 11, 2010, at Rogue Valley Medical Center. Mr. Major was born on Oct. 14, 1936 in Merced, Calif., to Loretta and William Major. He moved to Oregon in 1977 and went to work for United Telephone, which became Sprint.  He retired in 2002. He and his…