Pamela J. Hansen

Pamela Jean Fr . Hansen, 58, of White City, died unexpectedly following a brief illness at Providence Medford Medical Center. She joined her mother on Mother’s Day, May 13, 2012. She was born May 15, 1953 in Lewiston, Idaho to Reba Kinard and William Fry. Pam moved to the Rogue Valley in 1955 but lived…

Anna Carolyn “Carol” House/Kemry

Carol Kemry, 71, of Eagle Point, passed away early Sunday January 22, 2012. She was surrounded by friends and family in her final days at Providence Medical Center. Born to Agnes and Arthur Ayer in Grants Pass, on July 7, 1940.  She spent some of her early childhood years in Tillimook, Oregon and Seattle before…

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…

Accident puts UR woman in Portland trauma center

Family and friends are rallying around Kathy Love and her husband, Ted Baumer following critical injuries Kathy suffered in a motorcycle accident on Oct. 16. Kathy and Ted, each on their own bike, were part of a group heading back following from a trip to the coast. Kathy apparently was turning on the bike when…

Shirley F. Rademacher

Shirley was born October 28, 1943 in Winslow, AZ to Sam and Monica Vigil. She lost her battle with breast cancer September 11, 2011at the age of 67 at home with her family at her side. Shirley grew up in San Jose, CA where she met Leo, her husband of 48 years. After starting their…

Charlotte Marie (Collins) Bigelow

Charlotte Marie (Collins) Bigelow, 73, continued to her next journey on July 22, 2011, after a brief battle with cancer. Her husband and family were at her side in her Shady Cove home. She was born Dec. 9, 1937, in Roseburg, to Charles and Vivienne (Gervais) Collins. Her youngest years were spent at Collins Lookout…

Lucile Frink

Lucile Frink, 90, passed away Thursday July 14, 2011 at home in Central Point, Ore.  She was born November 14, 1920 in Lacombe, Alberta Canada to Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Brennesholtz. She moved to the Rogue Valley with her family in 1934 and settled on a small farm in Table Rock.  She and her two…

Essie L. Brown

Essie Lee Stroud-Brown died May 9, 2011 in loving, calm surroundings, in Portland. Ore. Essie Stroud was born June 15, 1919 in her family home in Van Buren County, Arkansas to Ira and Cora Stroud. She married William Harold Brown on Dec. 26, 1939. She is survived by her sons, Carrol Wayne (Linda) Brown, Eagle…

Wendell Anthony Merck, Sr.

Wendell Anthony Merck, Sr., 80, of Trail, died Jan. 20, 2011. He was born September 10, 1930, in Campwood, Texas. He was a resident of Trail, Ore., since 1970, where he built his home and raised his family. He enjoyed country western music, golf, poker, barbecues, family gatherings and travelling to Arizona for the winters….

Barbara “June” Phillips

Barbara “June” Phillips died Sept. 27, 2010 in Medford, Oregon. She was born July 20, 1931 in Phoenix, Arizona to Josephine “JoJo” and Edgar Abernathy. She married Harvey Joe Phillips on April 3, 1948. Shortly after, they moved to Eagle Point where June was a wife, homemaker, mother, grandmother and foster mother to many children….

Violet Mae Johnson

Violet Mae Johnson, 63, of White City, died Aug. 16, 2010 at Providence Medford Medical Center.  She was born on Dec. 11, 1948 in Helena, Ark., to Lou T.  and Charlie H. Guthrie. On May 1, 1963, she married Jim C. Johnson. Mrs. Johnson was a member of the Truth Tabernacle. She loved to garden,…