May 9, 2007

Obituaries May 9, 2007

Sherry Lee Cunningham
June 11, 1935-April 22, 2007
Sherry Lee Cunningham, 71, of Madras, died of natural causes April 22, 2007.
A memorial service was held May 5 in the Bel-Air Colonial Chapel in Madras.
Mrs. Cunningham was born June 11, 1935, in Redmond to Lloyd and Jean (Tethrow) Downs. She married Douglas Cunningham in Portland on June 30, 1952. She worked as a waitress at a truck stop and enjoyed visiting the coast, collecting shells, gardening and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her sons Michael Cunningham of Madras; daughter Chris Garren of Madras; brothers James and Gary Downs, both of Redmond; sister Barbara Addington of Redmond; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and a son.
Memorial contributions can be made to Mountain View Hospice, 470 N.E. A St., Madras, 97741, or an AIDS foundation.
Bel-Air Colonial Funeral Home in Madras handled the arrangements.

Patricia Rose Dickson
Sept. 1, 1926-May 1, 2007
Patricia Rose Dickson, 80, died May 1, 2007, in Prineville.
A graveside service was held May 8 in the Powell Butte Cemetery.
Mrs. Dickson was born Sept. 9, 1926, in Sanbasqual, Calif., to Rush and Lucy Duncan. She married Elsworth Dickson in Prineville in 1946. They operated a dairy farm in Powell Butte. She enjoyed knitting, square dancing, traveling, and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She volunteered in for the Powell Butte Christian Church and especially enjoyed working with arts and crafts for the church’s Vacation Bible School.
Survivors include her daughters Lola Dickson and Judy Dunaway, both of Prineville; sons Richard Dickson of Susanville, Calif., and Dwaine Dickson of Terrebonne; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two brothers, two sons and a daughter.
Deschutes Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.

Luemma E. Reynolds
June 4, 1914-April 30, 2007

Longtime Redmond resident Luemma E. Reynolds, 92, died of natural causes April 30, 2007.
No services will be held at this time.
Mrs. Reynolds was born June 4, 1914, in Portland. She grew up in Portland and married John Reynolds in Redmond. She was a housewife.
She attended the Assembly of God Church in Redmond and loved word search puzzles, music and people.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Redmond Assembly of God Church, 1865 W. Antler Ave., Redmond, 97756, or the Redmond Senior Center, 325 N.W. Dogwood Ave., Redmond, 97756.
Autumn Funerals handled the arrangements.

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