July 24, 2007

Obituaries

Kenneth E. Crenshaw Sr.
Aug. 29, 1925-July 21, 2007

Redmond resident Kenneth E. Crenshaw Sr., 81, died July 21, 2007.

A memorial service will be held Aug. 29, 1 p.m., in the Camp White Branch, 61500 Old McKenzie Highway, in McKenzie Bridge.

Mr. Crenshaw was born Aug. 29, 1925, in Grants Pass to John B. and Myrtle Mae (Little) Crenshaw. He served in the Army during World War II and was a POW. He earned a Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He married Helen Schroeder in Vancouver, Wash., on July 30, 1945. He worked for the Redmond School District for 30 years.

He was a member of the Veterans of America and a supporter of the National Rifle Association and the Salvation Army. He enjoyed selling cars and collecting guns.

Survivors include his wife Helen Crenshaw of Redmond; son Kenneth E. Crenshaw Jr. of Lakeview; daughters Tanna Miller of McKenzie Bridge, and Judith Massey of Redmond; sister Helen Kent of St. Helens; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Salvation Army.

Autumn Funerals handled the arrangements.

Helen Thersa Livingston
June 17, 1932-July
18, 2007

Terrebonne resident Helen Thersa Livingston, 75, died July 18, 2007.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Ms. Livingston was born June 17, 1932, in Battle Ground, Wash., to Roy McMurry and Helen (Hilgen) McMurry. She worked as a manager for Montgomery Ward catalog and was a bookkeeper for Accu Rite Accounts. She enjoyed bowling and bingo.

Survivors include her husband Cecil Campbell of Terrebonne; son Jim Livingston of West Richland, Wash.; daughters Jacque Weisgerber of West Linn, Kathie Weaver of Silver Lake, and Bev Miller of Brookings; sister Beverly Gunn of Canyonville; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial contributions can be made to Dial-A-Ride, care of the Central Oregon Council on Aging.

Autumn Funerals handled the arrangements.

Ruby Rollins
June 30, 1924-July 15, 2007

Former Sisters resident Ruby Rollins, 83, died July 15, 2007.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 28, 2 p.m., in the Sisters Christian Church in Sisters.

Mrs. Rollins was born June 30, 1924, in Benjamin, Texas, to George and Camie Cantrell. She grew up near Jayton, Texas, and married Harold Rollins on July 25, 1938. She lived in Texas, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona. She moved to Sisters in 1961 and worked as a cook and restaurant manager until retiring. She moved from Sisters to Scio in Sept. 2006 to be near her daughter.

Survivors include children Patti Bartels of Powell Butte, Richard Rollins of Terrebonne, Dallas Churchill of Petersburg, Ark., Carol Ann Sims of Scio, Steven Rollins of Sisters, and Edward Rollins of Redding, Calif.; sister Dixie Haack of Dallas; brother Robert Cantrell of Bend; 22 grandchildren; 45 great grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.

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