September 25, 2007

Sept. 26, 2007 Obituaries

Deeris Asenith Brown
May 13, 1907-Sept. 15, 2007

Deeris Asenith Brown, 100, of Madras, died Sept. 15, 2007.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, 1:30 p.m., in the First Baptist Church, corner of Sixth and A Street, in Madras.
Mrs. Brown was born May 13, 1907, in Madras to Mr. and Mrs. L.L. Nichols. She attended elementary school at Trail Crossing and high school in Redmond. She married Archie M. Brown on June 25, 1925. She was active in the Sisters Rebekah Lodge and the Christian Church in Sisters. She moved to Dallas, Ore., in 1963, where she and her husband were active in the Pee Dee Evangelical Church.
Survivors include her sons Paul W. Brown of Madras, and Roy R. Brown of Yakima, Wash.; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Archie, daughter Lorraine Wire and grandson Michael Brown.
Memorial contributions can be made to Mountain View Hospice,
470 N.E. A St., Madras, OR, 97741.
Bollman Funeral Home in
Dallas, Ore., handled the arrangements.


Billy Daymond Mullins
May 7, 1945-Sept. 18, 2007

Redmond resident Billy Daymond Mullins, 62, died Sept. 18, 2007.
No services will be held at this time.
Mr. Mullins was born May 7, 1945, in Long Beach, Calif., to Daymond and Glenda Mullins. He earned a bachelor’s degree and served in the Marine Corps. He married his wife Phyllis in Newport Beach, Calif., in 1992. He moved from Southern California to Redmond two years ago.
He enjoyed fishing, driving his RV and loved his dogs.
Survivors include his wife Phyllis Mullins of Redmond; sons Robert Mullins of Long Beach, Calif.; Jason Mullins of Huntington Beach, Calif.; and Ryan Glaze of Riverside, Calif.; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother and a sister.
Memorial contributions can be made to the March of Dimes, www.marchofdimes.com.
Autumn Funerals handled the arrangements.

Clarice Pettibone
Nov. 18, 1913-Sept. 9, 2007

Former Redmond resident and longtime Jefferson County resident Clarice Pettibone, 93, died Sept. 9, 2007.
A Celebration of Life service was held Sept. 22 in Madras.
Mrs. Pettibone was born Nov. 18, 1913, in Louis Creek, B.C., Canada, to Frank and Gussie (Banta) Corwin. The family moved to Jefferson County in 1920 and lived near Culver and Hay Creek. Corwin Arena at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds is named after her father and she was the granddaughter of Jefferson County pioneers John and Sarah (Cook) Corwin. She graduated from Madras Union High School in 1932 and married Clair Osborn in Bend on Dec. 16, 1939. They farmed in Crooked River Ranch, Grizzly and Culver and moved to Redmond in1958. She was a meat wrapper and clerk for Erickson’s and a checker for Safeway. Her husband Clair died in 1966 and she graduated from Phagan’s Beauty College in Bend in 1967. She married Arnold Pettibone in Las Vegas, Nev., on Oct. 16, 1968. They lived in Culver and he died in November 1975.
She was a member of the Our Day Out club in Culver and enjoyed fishing, politics, spending time with her family and watching the Portland Trailblazers.
Survivors include her sons Ronald Corwin of Albany and Rob Osborn of Madras; daughter Janet Franks of Spokane, Wash.; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.
Memorial contributions can be made to Mountain View Home Health and Hospice, 470 N.E. A St., Madras, OR, 97741.
Autumn Funerals handled the arrangements.

Billy Daymond Mullins
May 7, 1945-Sept. 18, 2007

Redmond resident Billy Daymond Mullins, 62, died Sept. 18, 2007.
No services will be held at this time.
Mr. Mullins was born May 7, 1945, in Long Beach, Calif., to Daymond and Glenda Mullins. He earned a bachelor’s degree and served in the Marine Corps. He married his wife Phyllis in Newport Beach, Calif., in 1992. He moved from Southern California to Redmond two years ago.
He enjoyed fishing, driving his RV and loved his dogs.
Survivors include his wife Phyllis Mullins of Redmond; sons Robert Mullins of Long Beach, Calif., Jason Mullins of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Ryan Glaze of Riverside, Calif.; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother and a sister.
Memorial contributions can be made to the March of Dimes, www.marchofdimes.com.
Autumn Funerals handled the arrangements.

Lucile Pearl Lynds
May 5, 1915-Sept. 17, 2007

Former Redmond resident Lucile Pearl Lynds, 92, died Sept. 17, 2007.
A funeral service was held Sept. 24 in the Deschutes Memorial Chapel. Entombment followed in the Deschutes Memorial Mausoleum.
Mrs. Lynds was born May 5, 1915, in Macdoel, Calif., to Preston and Verna (Schillingburg) Nine. She graduated from Klamath Falls as class valedictorian in 1932. She married Richard E. Lynds in Klamath Falls on Nov. 29, 1934. She was a homemaker. She and her husband owned a ranch in south Redmond for many years. She lived in Deschutes County for 68 years and lived in Bend at the time of her death.
She attended the Foursquare Church in Redmond and the Redmond Assembly of God Church and was a 4-H leader for 25 years. She was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Home Extension Unit, Juniper Garden Club, the Assembly Stitchers and was a Sunday school superintendent. She enjoyed gardening flowers and vegetables and often gave fresh flowers to her church and enjoyed traveling with her husband.
Survivors include her son Norman Lynds of Snohomish, Wash.; daughters Velma Levine of Bend, Vivian Williams of Wasilla, Alaska.; Marilyn Brinton of Prineville, Carla La Brosse of The Dalles, Sherrill Lynds of Bend; sister Lois Ingle of Grants Pass; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and a brother. Memorial contributions can be made to Gideon’s Society, P.O. Box 114, Redmond, OR, 97756.
Deschutes Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.


Larry Jack Williams
March 11, 1942-Sept. 19, 2007

Former Redmond resident Larry Jack Williams, 65, died Sept. 19, 2007.
A Celebration of Life gathering will be held in Brooks. No formal funeral service will be held.
Mr. Williams was born March 11, 1942, in Redmond to Ransome and Ellen Williams.
Survivors include his wife Diana of Jefferson; several sons and daughters; his mother Ellen Williams; and several brothers, sisters and grandchildren.
North Santiam Funeral Service in Stayton handled the arrangements.

Dona Jean Woltering
Dec. 10, 1931-Sept. 17, 2007

Redmond resident Dona Jean Woltering, 75, died Sept. 17, 2007.
A memorial service was held Sept. 22 in Autumn Funerals in Redmond.
Mrs. Woltering was born Dec. 10, 1931, in Colton, Calif., to Arthur and Elizebeth (Beason) Nolan. She married James Woltering on April 17, 1954, in St. Louis, Mo. She worked as a program coordinator in public service and helped rehabilitate inmates in state and federal penitentiaries. She moved to Redmond from Minneapolis, Minn., in November 2004 and worked for I-Sky in Bend for two years.
She enjoyed beading, gardening and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her husband James Woltering of Redmond; sons David Woltering of Cottage Grove, Minn., Michael Woltering of Crooked River Ranch, and Scott Woltering of Champlin, Minn.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice Center Bend La Pine, 2075 N.E. Wyatt Ct., Bend, OR, 97701.
Autumn Funerals handled the arrangements.

Rex Julian
Oct. 1, 1919-Sept. 17, 2007

Former Redmond resident Rex Julian, 87, of Prineville, died Sept. 19, 2007.
A memorial service was held Sept. 22 at the Prineville Funeral Home.
Mr. Julian was born in Redmond on Oct. 1, 1919, to Albert and Anne B. (Despain) Julian. He moved to Lyons at the age of 14 and graduated from Mill City High School in 1937. After high school, he traveled across the U.S., and spent time in New Orleans, La., where he met and socialized with Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne and Billie Holliday. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Oregon Agricultural College (now Oregon State University) in 1942. He played as a defensive end for the college football team and later played professionally for the L.A. Rams, the California Bears and Quantico Marines. After college he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and the Navy and served until 1946. He was supervisor for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the Grain Division for 11 western states and retired in 1975. He raised Arabian horses in Washougal, Wash., and moved to Sprague River in 1982. He moved to Oregon City in 1984 and then to Prineville in 1994. He married Carol Hanshew in Bend on March 29, 1986.
He was an avid fisherman and a member of the OSU Presidents Club, and was a Beaver Believer and OSU football fan.
Survivors include his wife Carol Hanshew-Julian of Prineville. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, one sister, and stepson Scott Winslow in 2006.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Pioneer Memorial Hospice, 1201 N.E. Elm St., Prineville, OR, 97754.
Prineville Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

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