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Betty Irene Palmer
Betty Irene Palmer

Betty Irene Palmer, 80, of John Day passed away Monday, Aug. 8, in Canyon City at the Serenity Adult Foster Home. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 17 at Driskill Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at 3:30 p.m. at the Mt. Hope...

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Erma Jean Elliott

Erma Jean Elliott, 80, of Seneca passed away Monday, Aug. 8, at her home. No services are planned at this time.

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

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Betty Irene Palmer

Betty Irene Palmer, 80, of John Day passed away Monday, Aug. 8, at the Serenity Adult Foster Care home in Canyon City.

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

Jay Danny Nance
Jay Danny Nance

Jay Nance died unexpectedly at his home in Boise, Idaho, July 27. He was born and raised in Prairie City and graduated from PCHS in 1979. He worked on the family ranch until allergies and injuries prompted him to move to Ontario, where he owned and...

Larry ‘Boonie’ Martin
Larry ‘Boonie’ Martin

Larry “Boonie” Martin, 73, of John Day passed away Thursday, July 28, at Blue Mountain Hospital. A graveside service was held on Aug. 3 at the Canyon City Cemetery with Pastor Michael Harvey officiating.

Martin was born on Feb.

Donald ‘Don’ Elliott
Aug. 31, 1957 - July 24, 2016
Donald ‘Don’ Elliott Aug. 31, 1957 - July 24, 2016

Donald “Don” Elliott, 58, of John Day passed away on Sunday, July 24, enjoying time in the mountains with his wife. A graveside service was held Saturday, July 30, at the Canyon City Cemetery. A reception followed at the Nazarene Church...

Joyce Elvy
Nov. 10, 1927 - July 28, 2016
Joyce Elvy Nov. 10, 1927 - July 28, 2016

Joyce Elvy, 88, died July 28 surrounded by family in Riverside, California, where she resided.

Elvy, a former resident of Mt. Vernon, was born in London, England. She will be missed.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Miller-Jones...

George Masonheimer
George Masonheimer

George Masonheimer, 74, passed away peacefully on July 23.

He was born on Feb. 1, 1942, in the town of Prarie City, living his first 18 years in John Day. He was a proud graduate of Grant Union High School and joined the Army right after...

Sylvia Faye Warrick
Sylvia Faye Warrick

Sylvia Faye Warrick, 88, passed away July 28 in Portland.

Warrick was born April 28, 1928, to William and Cora Klamroth. She was the youngest of seven children, born in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, and homesteaded in Bully Creek near Vale.

Larry ‘Boonie’ Martin

Larry “Boonie” Martin, 73, of John Day passed away Thursday, July 28, at Blue Mountain Hospital. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the Canyon City Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the care of Driskill...

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