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Clarence ‘Buster’ Shearer

Clarence “Buster” Shearer, 84, died Nov. 19 at his Long Creek home. Services are pending.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Buster Shearer through Driskill Memorial Chapel, 241 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day, OR...

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Clinton Mathew Brown

Clinton Mathew Brown, 57, died Nov. 12 at this Dayville home. A private service will be held at a later date.

Mr. Brown was born Aug. 21, 1956, in Eureka, Calif., to William and Fontella “Penny” (Wilson) Brown.

On April 6,...

Homer Dewayne Wood

Homer Dewayne Wood, 76, died Nov. 18 at Richland, Wash., with family members at his side.

A graveside service will be held Monday, Nov. 24 , at 1 p.m. at the Canyon City, Ore., cemetery. A reception will follow to honor his memory at the...

Candy Olsen

Candy Olsen, 64, died Nov. 16, at her John Day home.

A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at the First Christian Church in John Day, with Al Altnow officiating. A reception will follow the service, and then a brief committal...

Stanley Boyd Stout
Stanley Boyd Stout

HARPER, Kan. – Stanley Boyd Stout, 87, formerly of John Day, died Nov. 9, in Harper, Kan. Military graveside services were held Nov. 13 at Forest Park Cemetery in Anthony, Kan.

Mr. Stout was born June 6, 1927, in Wichita, Kan., to Howard...

Joe Steven Duff

HINES – Joe Steven Duff, 71, formerly of John Day, died Oct. 28 at his home in Hines. A memorial service was held on Nov. 15 at the Caldwell Senior Citizen Center in Caldwell, Idaho.

Mr. Duff was born Aug. 4, 1943, in Ontario, the eldest...

Jack Newton Pocock
Jack Newton Pocock

Jack Newton Pocock, 79, died Oct. 6 at his home. A celebration of life gathering for friends and family will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at the John Day Golf Club.

Mr. Pocock was born March 30, 1935, in Prairie City, to Edith and Jack...

Mary Jane Fine
Mary Jane Fine

Mrs. Fine was born Jan. 25, 1923, in Chicago, to Leonard and Edna (Sarre) Johnson, and grew up in the hard times of the Depression years.

At age 14, with a work-for-room-and-board arrangement, she left Illinois with her aunt and uncle, Bill and...

Clinton Brown

Clinton Brown, 58, died Nov. 12 at his Dayville home. Private services are pending.

Arrangements are under the care of Driskill Memorial Chapel, 241 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day, OR 97845.

Helen Lorraine Warner

Helen Lorraine Warner, 85, of John Day, died Nov. 14, at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at Driskill Memorial Chapel, 241 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day.

Due to sidewalk construction,...

Mary Jane Fine

Mary Jane Fine, 91, formerly of Burns, died Nov. 10 at Blue Mountain Care Center in Prairie City.

A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, at the Burns Cemetery, with Mike Schnitker officiating. A reception will follow at the Elks...

Joe Steven Duff

HINES – Joe Steven Duff, 71, formerly of John Day, died Oct. 28 at his home.

A memorial service for friends and family will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Caldwell Senior Citizen Center, 1009 Everett St., Caldwell, Idaho.

Stanley Stout

Stanley Stout, 87, formerly of John Day, died Nov. 9, in Harper, Kan. Military graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at Forest Park Cemetery in Anthony, Kan.

Mr. Stout and his wife, Norma owned a certified public accounting...

Vickie Larkin

Vickie Larkin, 64, died Nov. 5 at her John Day home, surrounded by family. A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at the John Day Senior Center, with a potluck to follow.

Mrs. Larkin was born March 5, 1950, in Prairie City,...

Norman Nelson

BEND – Norman Nelson, 70, of Canyon City, died Nov. 7 at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend. Services are pending.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association through Driskill Memorial Chapel, 241 S. Canyon Blvd.,...

Everett Knox Gohring
Everett Knox Gohring

IRVINE, Calif. – Everett Knox “Knoxie” Gohring, 72, formerly of John Day, died Oct. 8 in Irvine, Calif. No services will be held.

Mr. Gohring was born March 15, 1942, in Portland, to Henry “Hank” and Phyllis...

Norma Lee Fry

Norma Lee Fry, 82, of Dale, died Oct. 28 at Blue Mountain Hospital in John Day, surrounded by family. Services are pending.

Mrs. Fry was born July 10, 1932, in Mt. Vernon, to George and Mae Belle (Fletcher) Hammons. She spent her working years...

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