Halbert “Hal” Fish wore many professional hats in the course of his life. He served four years at Kaneohe Naval Air Station at Pearl Harbor after the Japanese bombing.
He owned the Texaco Station at Eighth and Main streets in Chico.
Then he worked 14 years as plant manager at an Ortho-Chevron fertilizer/pesticide plant. He also owned a 35-acre almond orchard. And he worked as a driver for Rainbo in Sacramento.
Mr. Fish died Tuesday at his home in Magalia, where he lived since 1980. He was 79. Mr. Fish was born in Chico and called Butte County home all his life. His parents were Mabel and Halbert Fish Sr.
His survivors include daughters Wendy Franklin of Covington, Wash., and Roxanna Hageman of Chico; and three grandchildren. He is predeceased by two wives, Denny and Marjorie. His service will be 1:30 today at the home of his daughter, Roxanna, at 1058 Sierra Vista Way (off of Sheridan) in Chico.
Memorial contributions may be given to Rocky Mountain Elk fund, P.O. Box 8249, Missoula, Mont., 59807-8249. He will be buried in Glen Oaks Memorial Park in Chico. Rose Chapel Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
“Babe” Lauretta Claunch graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1928 and worked as a registered nurse for 50 years. She volunteered for 11 years at Paradise Convalescent and Hospital.
Mrs. Claunch, a resident of Paradise for 38 years, was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church and the St. Thomas More Guild and a member of the whist, bridge and pinochle clubs.
Mrs. Claunch died Thursday at age 94.
She was born to Louis and Mary Rutten in New York. Her husband, Bonner, died August 1980 in Paradise. A daughter, Nan Anderson, also died before her.
Her survivors include two nieces, Claire Howe of Portland, Ore., and Jeanne Nelson of Camarillo; and one nephew, Joe Rutten of Portland, Ore.
A funeral mass will be Monday at 8:30 a.m. in St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Chapel of the Pines is handling the arrangements.
She will be buried in Paradise Cemetery next to her husband and daughter.
Phillip James McGee, 20, attended Paradise High School. He died Nov. 20 at Rideout Hospital in Marysville.
He was born in Chico to Karen and Rick McGee. Besides his parents in Paradise, he is survived by three sisters, Amber Weatherly of Yuba City, Tina Hamilton of Oroville and Karinne McGee of Paradise; six brothers, Robert and Kennith Smith of Marysville, Randy and Dustin McGee of Salt Lake City, Richard McGee of Chico and Desmonn McGee of Paradise; two nieces and two nephews.
A memorial gathering was held at his parents’ house on Nov. 25. He was cremated at Hutchins & Carnes Colonial Chapel of Marysville. Mr. McGee was an organ donor.
Memorial contributions may be made to P.O. Box 1994, Oroville, 95965.
Clara Mae Lawrence worked as a store manager for Melody Dress Shops in Lakewood. She enjoyed her home, yard, friends, neighbors, family and family dog.
Mrs. Lawrence, who lived in Magalia, died Nov. 5 in Cypress Acres. She was 96. She had formerly lived in Simi Valley.
Her husband, Henry, died before her, as did her daughter, Dorothy, and her son Harlan. She is survived by six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren; and her daughter-in-law, Lucille Lawrence.
An open house was held in her honor Nov. 17.
Louis R. Kucserca moved to Paradise in 1971 from San Francisco, where he worked for a home elevator company.
Mr. Kucserka died Sunday, having reached the century mark in August. He was born in Elizabeth, N.J., to Julius and Susan Kucserka. Mr. Kucserka is survived by two grandchildren.No services are planned. A private inurnment will follow cremation at Chapel of the Pines.
Marguerite Lydia Chadwell is remembered as a fine seamstress who also enjoyed many arts and crafts. Mrs. Chadwell, a resident of Paradise, was a member of the Elk’s Wives Club. She died Wednesday at Feather River Hospital. She was 82.Born to Henry and Frederika Meisner in Cape Girardeau, Mo., she graduated from Central High School there.
In 1946, she married Donald Chadwell in Santa Barbara. Donald survives her, as do four daughters, Suzanne Dignard of Chatsworth, Donna O’Mara of Agoura Hills, Cynthia Halsey of Oceanside and Jackie Sheppird of Northridge; a son, Matthew of Northridge; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be held in the Los Angeles area at a later date. She will be buried at Oakwood Memorial Park in Chatsworth. Neptune Society of Northern California, Chico branch, is handling the arrangements.
Evelyn Esther Martin was a member of Paradise Arts and Crafts and a member of the Church of Religious Science. She was born in Paradise. Mrs. Martin died Nov. 22 at age 92. Surviving her is a daughter, Carol Brent of Redondo Beach. No services will be held. Rose Chapel Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
An avid movie buff who also loved to read and travel, Patricia Margret Lawson of Paradise was a secretary for Artistic Brass. She attended St. Thomas More Catholic Church.
Mrs. Lawson died Nov. 25 at age 68. She was born in Minnesota. She is survived by two sons, Steven Lawson of Anaheim and Mort Randall Lawson of Diamond Bar; a daughter, Linda Lawson of Chico; two brothers, Harry Leydon of Barstow and Tom Leydon of Victorville; and a sister, Jeanette Sanko of Corona. There will be no services. Rose Chapel Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Ruth Lewis, a resident of Magalia for six years, worked as a secretary for Driver Eddy Construction for 29 years. She loved bowling, playing cards, music and traveling the world with her husband, Bill Lewis. They married in Las Vegas on March 25, 1961.
Mrs. Lewis died Nov. 27 at age 85.
She was born to Charles and Leah Wirth in New York.
Her husband, Bill, survives her.
A service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Rose Chapel Mortuary, which is handling the arrangements.
William Edward McAvoy, who was a self-employed golf equipment salesman and locksmith for 15 years, also loved teeing up and playing the game.
Mr. McAvoy died Friday in Paradise, where he lived.
During the Korean War, from 1951 to 1955, he served in the U.S. Navy.
He was born in Ohio to Roland and Margaret McAvoy.
He is survived by two daughters, Kristine McAvoy of Oroville and Robin Bostow of Oroville; two sons, David and Greg of Bakersfield; one brother, Tom of Indianapolis; two sisters, Joyce Sandborn and Donna Sandborn, both of Indianapolis; and five grandchildren.
His service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Paradise Chapel of the Pines, which is handling the arrangements.
Kathleen Marie Fralick loved her 10 cats. She also enjoyed gardening and reading.
Twenty-three years ago, she moved to Paradise from Los Angeles.
Mrs. Fralick, 94, died Saturday in Chico.
For 20 years, she worked in the insurance field, including as a supervisor for Prudential Insurance.
She was born in Cortland, N.Y., to Frank and Blanche Kane.
Surviving her are a son, James Fralick of Elk Grove; one daughter, Sally Ann; and one grandchild.
No memorial services are planned at this time. Paradise Chapel of the Pines is handling the arrangements. Mrs. Fralick will be privately inurned and buried in Paradise Cemetery.
Elva Giammona, who moved to Paradise three years ago, loved the town and going to Reno to play cards.
She also enjoyed gardening, especially flowers and tomatoes.
Mrs. Giammona died Nov. 27 in Paradise at age 76.
She enjoyed participating in Senior League Bowling.
In Groveland, she was born to Edward and Lillian Smith.
Her husband, Joseph Giammona, died in 1997.
Surviving her are a son, David Townsend of Penn Valley; a daughter, Lois Madsen of Yankee Hill; a brother, Fred Smith of Chico; four granddaughters; and five great-grandchildren.
Her service will be held 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the Masonic Family Center at 1110 W. East Ave. in Chico. Rose Chapel Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Paradise Hospice.
Roses were the pride and joy of Myrtle M. Griffiths, who lived most of the last 31 years on the Ridge.
She also enjoyed crocheting, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She especially loved visiting two places bearing her name — Myrtlewood and Myrtle Beach in South Carolina.
Mrs. Griffiths died Nov. 27 in Twin Oaks Convalescent Hospital. She was 97.
She was born in Escondido to Henry and Eva McDonald.
She worked as a salesperson at Sears Roebuck in Inglewood for more than 35 years.
Her husband, Richard Griffiths, and one grandchild died before her. Her survivors include a daughter, Ruth Marshall of Chico; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Dec. 1 at her graveside in Paradise Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 3148, Paradise.
Millicent DeMello led an active life at the “F” wing at Cypress Acres, where she lived for the last few years. She knitted, crocheted, cooked, played bingo and especially loved watching baseball games on television. Mrs. DeMello also enjoyed cruising in an RV, traveling and attending baseball games.
Mrs. DeMello died Nov. 27 in Paradise at age 96. She was born to William and Susan Kempton in Somerville, Mass. On May 21, 1935, she married Seraphine DeMello in Barnstable, Mass.
For 15 years, she worked as a telephone operator in the civil service. She moved to Paradise from Palm Springs.
Besides her husband, Seraphine, Mrs. DeMello is survived by a daughter, Loretta Millar of Magalia; a son, Henry Murray of Pleasant Hill; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Two grandsons and one great-granddaughter preceded her in death.
A memorial service was held Dec. 1 at Paradise Chapel of the Pines.
She was buried in Paradise Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Old Magalia Community Church or to any favorite charity.
Audrey May Mauzy worked as a waitress at Ron’s Rest-aurant in Paradise and Burton’s in Chico for many years. Those who knew her said she had a great sense of humor. She especially enjoyed going shopping.
Ms. Mauzy died Tuesday at her Paradise. She was 77.
She was born in Taylor, N.Y., to Casper and Dorothy Mauzy.
One son, Greg Alston of Chester survives her. A private inurnment is planned. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Newton-Bracewell Cremation & Funeral Service in Magalia.
Harold F. Fuller served for 20 years with the Army Corps of Engineers. A member of the Elks Lodge and the VFW in Paradise, Mr. Fuller hunted, fished and worked with wood.
Mr. Fuller, a Paradise resident, died Wednesday at Feather River Hospital. He was 79.
He was born to Adalide and Benjamin Fuller in Pekin, Ill., where he was raised and attended schools.
In 1998, he married his wife, Grace, in Brookings, Ore.
Besides his wife, Grace, he is survived by two sons, Harold Fuller Jr. of San Jose and Kenneth Fuller of Felton; one daughter, Sue Opp of Paradise; one brother, Carl of Middletown, N.Y.; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Francis Turk.
A memorial service will be held at the Veterans Memorial Hall, auxiliary meeting room, at the corner of Skyway and Elliott Road today at 1 p.m.
Neptune Society of Northern California, Chico branch, is handling the arrangements.
Bertha Gower, a former resident of Paradise for 10 years, was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed knitting, sewing and cooking.
Mrs. Gower died Nov. 25 at a local hospital. She was 77.
She was born to George and Ellen May Redcliffe in St. Helens, England, where she was raised and educated. She worked in a munitions factory and as a store clerk.
In the early 1940s, her family moved to Modesto and then to Berkeley, where she worked at JC Penney’s for 25 years.
In 1985, she moved to Paradise, and in 1995, she moved to Chico.
Her survivors include a son, Jeff Gower of Concow; a brother, William “Bill” Redcliffe of England; a sister, Betty Pickett of England; and one granddaughter, Melinda Buzan of Chico.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Newton-Bracewell Chico Funeral Home, which is handling the arrangements.
She will be privately inurned.
Elmer F. Deal owned Lithoplates, Inc., producing litho plates for lithograph machines. He was self-employed for 75 years.
A Magalia resident for 14 years, Mr. Deal died at his home Tuesday. He was 96.
He hunted, fished and bowled. And he loved to play bingo.
In Ontario, Ore., he was born to Charles and Emma Deal. He was married to Edna for 71 years before she died in 1998.
He is survived by a daughter, Dorothy Cleveland of Magalia; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
A private family service will be held. Cremation took place at Paradise Chapel of the Pines. He will be privately inurned.
Ronald Lee Southworth and his wife, Chris, had owned and operated The Decorator Shop in Paradise since 1966. He was also a distributor for Guardian Products for 15 years.
Mr. Southworth, a Paradise resident for 34 years, died at home Thursday. He was 64.
He was born in Oakland to Walter and Miriam Morris. He graduated from Chico High School. On Dec. 31, 1955, he married Chris in Paradise. Mr. Southworth was a member of the Paradise Rotary Club and the Paradise Chamber of Commerce.
He and his wife loved to travel. She survives him, as do two daughters, Vicky Sowers and Cheryl Bennett, both of Paradise; a son, Kevin of Paradise; and four sisters, Jacque Cozby of Fresno, Loretta Armstrong of Paradise, Karen Webb of Sacramento and Barbara Wood of Lethbridge.
His son, Russell, died in 1986.
A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday in Our Savior Lutheran Church. Cremation will take place at Chapel of the Pines Mortuary, and he will be inurned at Paradise Cemetery.
Donations may be made to Paradise Hospice in care of Chapel of the Pines.
Carroll Arron Moore moved to Paradise in 1955 and worked for a branch of Moore’s Welding supply in Chico for more than 30 years. Then he retired to his own cattle ranch in Orland where he lived out his dream of becoming a cowboy.
Mr. Moore died Friday at age 83.
He was born to Marcus and Sarah Moore in Cecil, Ark.
He attended schools in Arkansas and joined the U.S. Navy in 1944, serving for two years.
He married twice. Both wives, Helen Grace Moore and Nell Moore, died before him.
Riding horses and going hunting were among his favorite things to do. He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 40 in Sacramento.
He is survived by two daughters, Sue Legerton of Paradise and Sheila Lopez of Auburn; a son, Ken Moore Sr. of Santa Fe, N.M.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one grandson, Michael. No services will be held. He will be buried in Glen Oaks Memorial Park. Brusie Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Noah Chatt Marsh loved watching his grandsons play ball. Owner and operator of Downey Hardwood Floor Co., Mr. Marsh lived to build and work with his hands. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping. Mr. Marsh, 81, died Wednesday. He was a Paradise resident.
He was born to William and Mattie Chatt Marsh in Tekamah, Neb., where he graduated from high school. He also graduated from Arizona University in Tucson. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army.
On April 6, 1941, he married Bonnie Jones. She died Nov. 14, 1994. He then married his high school sweetheart, Eleanor, on June 29, 1996.
Besides his wife, Eleanor, he is survived by his son, Neil of Paradise; two daughters-in-law, Trudy Marsh and Rebecca Marsh of Paradise; and two grandsons.
His son, Robert, died before him. Memorial services were held 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Paradise. He was cremated at Paradise Chapel of the Pines Mortuary, which is handling the arrangements. He will be privately inurned.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Paradise Salvation Army.
Martin E. Ernst operated Ernst Insurance Agency for Farmers Insurance in Los Altos and Santa Clara County for 36 years. He was a member of the President’s Council for his company. Mr. Ernst died Saturday in a Paradise convalescent hospital after battling a long-term illness. He was 75.
He was born to Albert Adam and Auguste C. Ernst in San Jose, where he attended school. During World War II, he served in the Army Air Forces. Upon retiring in 1987, he moved to Paradise, where he was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church.
Besides his wife, Inge, he is survived by four daughters, Karen Richmond of San Jose, Charlene Wurtz of Cupertino, Janice Herrington of Soquel and Debbie Duncan of Scotts Valley; two sisters, Gussie Syvertsen of Fresno and Dorothy Halemeier of Reedly; a brother, Arnold of Rocklin; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A service will be held at 1 p.m. today at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Paradise. Following that service, a graveside service will be held in Paradise Cemetery. Paradise Chapel of the Pines is handling the arrangements.
Fern Piper moved from Iowa with her husband, Clarence, to Paradise in 1931. Four years later, they bought a small café in Orland called the Dutch Treat.
In 1940, Mr. Piper went to work in the timber industry, while Mrs. Piper raised their four children. Then in 1950, they bought the Greyhound bus depot where Mrs. Fern operated the cafeteria. Ten years later, they bought a greeting card company.
They retired in the late ’70s. Mrs. Piper died Saturday in a local convalescent hospital at age 89. She had been living in Chico. She was born in Carrollton, Iowa, to Mahlon and Margaret Dillavou. She was the sixth of seven children. Her three brothers and three sisters died before her.
On Dec. 25, 1927, she married Clarence. He died in 1995 at the age of 86. Mrs. Piper enjoyed cooking, sewing quilts, reading historical books and researching the family genealogy.
She is survived by three daughters, Madonna Wychoff and Sharon Schaffert, both of Chico, and Gloria Roundtree of Pollack Pines; a son, Nolan of Chico; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. tomorrow at Paradise Cemetery. Rose Chapel Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
At the age of 5, Robert L. Pooley, later known as “Dr. Bob,” moved to Paradise with his family. He lived there most of his young life and attended Paradise Seventh-day Adventist School and Academy.
He went on to attend Laurelwood Academy and Pacific Union College. He received a bachelor’s degree in theology from La Sierra College and a bachelor’s degree in divinity and a master’s degree in theology from Andrews University. He earned a doctorate in educational administration from Pepperdine University.
Dr. Pooley, 60, died Dec. 7 at the U.C. Davis Burn Center in Sacramento after sustaining severe burns over most of his body in an accidental fire that destroyed his Concow home.
He was born in Long Beach and was the eldest son of Robert W. And Blanch Irene Pooley.
Dr. Pooley married Sandra Sundin on June 4, 1962, in Alhambra.
He taught school and pastored churches in Lynwood, Ventura and Monrovia as well as Anchorage and Palmer, Alaska. He also taught at White Memorial School and the La Sierra Academy, where he was the chairman of the Bible department.
He was the principal of the Chico Christian School for six years until his retirement in 1999. Since then, he had worked as his son’s care provider and was building his home in Concow.
Dr. Pooley was a lifelong ham radio operator and enjoyed water skiing, scuba diving, fishing and camping.
He was noted for his special interest in teaching young people about geology.
Besides his parents, who live in Paradise, and his wife, his survivors include two sons, Robert A. Pooley of Granada Hills, Philip Pooley of Concow; a sister, Carolyn Pooley of Sacramento; and a brother, Philip Pooley of Paradise.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. tomorrow in the Neighborhood Church Dome in Chico. Contributions may be made to the “Dr. Bob” Memorial fund through the Neighborhood Church.
Robert Thomas Dieringer was an advertising executive for Pacific Bell for 50 years. He was a 4th-degree member of the Knights of Columbus of St. Thomas More parish, a member of Paradise Elks Lodge No. 2026, a member of SIRS and a member of the American Legion. He attended St. Thomas More Catholic Church.
Mr. Dieringer died Monday in a local hospital. The Paradise resident was 80.
He was born in Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps.
He enjoyed golf, football and music. His wife, Janet Dieringer, survives him. A funeral liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Private inurnment will follow his cremation at Chapel of the Pines Mortuary. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Thomas More Catholic Church or to the Knights of Columbus 4th degree council.
Born in Paris, Gene Cochran came to the United States from France when he was 7 years old. He was a miner for 30 years and a resident of Paradise and Butte County for 58 years.
Mr. Cochran died Saturday in his Magalia home. He was 87.
His parents were Carl and Armandine Cochran. His son, Robert Lee Cochran of Ocala, Fla., survives him.
Graveside services will be held at 9:30 a.m. today in Paradise Cemetery under the direction of Chapel of the Pines Mortuary.
Elizabeth Jean Little worked as a nutritional aide at Feather River Hospital for eight years. The Paradise resident was a lifetime member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. She was a former deaconess and held other offices there as well.
Mrs. Little, 53, died of natural causes Sunday. She was born in Fresno, grew up in Southern California and attended Loma Linda Academy. She was married to Darryl Ferguson. On Aug. 30, 1992, she married Roland Little. She came to Butte County 18 years ago. Prior to working at the hospital, she did home care for several years.
Mrs. Little enjoyed traveling in the United States and Canada. She cooked and made handcrafts, including needlepoint and cross stitch. She grew tomatoes, peppers and flowers in her greenhouse. She sang in a girls’ trio and enjoyed music.
Besides her husband, Roland, she is survived by a daughter, Lorinda Ferguson of Paradise; five sons, Stanley Ferguson and Randy Little, both of Paradise, George Little of Woodbridge, Richard Little of Lodi and Gary Little of Oceanside; her mother, Barbara Wade of Paradise; two brothers, Dick Wade of Portland, Ore., and Jim Wade of Magalia; two sisters, Deana Wade of Crooked River, Ore., and Nancy Polk of Walla Walla, Wash.; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Paradise. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. at the church, prior to the service. Sorensen’s Affordable Mortuaries, Chico branch, is handling the arrangements. Mrs. Little will be buried in Paradise Cemetery.
Madelon Graham Conner worked at Travis Air Force Base for 10 years as a clerk and stenographer. She also worked at Beale Air For-ce base and Letterman Hospital at the Presidio in San Francisco.
Mrs. Conner died Sunday. The Paradise resident was 81.She was born in Utah to Walter and Helen Berry Graham. She was widowed in 1980. There are no known survivors. A private inurnment will take place 3 p.m. Thursday in Glen Oaks Memorial Park Cemetery next to her husband. She was cremated at Chapel of the Pines Mortuary, which is handling the arrangements.
Rose Marie Smedley, a Paradise resident since 1986, attended St. Nicholas Episcopal Church. She worked as a bookkeeper in various firms for 30 years.
Mrs. Smedley died Nov. 29 at age 83. She was born in Jefferson Township, Harrison County, Iowa. Her parents were Earl and Thele Crosse. Her survivors include two daughters; a son; and her friend and caregiver, Linda Tupper of Paradise.
No services will be held. A private inurnment will be at Oak Hills Memorial Park in San Jose.
Lloyd Paul Wold moved to Paradise 32 years ago from Dunsmuir. He was an insurance claims adjuster for 15 years.
Mr. Wold died Dec. 5 at age 92.
He was born to John and Anna Wold in North Dakota. He finished two years of college.
He is survived by his wife, Doris; his sister, Veronica Tschakart of Wahpeton, N.D.; and several nieces and nephews.
He will be privately entombed in Mt. Shasta Memorial Park cemetery in Mt. Shasta. Chapel of the Pines Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Erina M. Taroli moved to Paradise from San Jose 13 years ago. She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church.
Mrs. Taroli died Wednesday in her home at age 78.
She was born to Antonio and Teresa Beltramo in Seattle.
Mrs. Taroli was widowed. Her survivors include a son, Richard Rovetto of Paradise; one brother, George Beltramo of Redwood City; two grandsons; seven great-grandchildren; and two nephews.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. tomorrow at Rose Chapel Mortuary, and afterward a vigil will be held at 6 p.m. A graveside serive will be held in Paradise Cemetery 10 a.m. Monday.
Contributions in her memory may be made to Valley Ridge Home Health Care and Hospice on Clark Road.
Leona Frances Davis, a Paradise resident, died Dec. 5 at age 84.
She was born in Kansas to George and Margaret Hargett. Mrs. Davis was widowed.
Her survivors include two daughters, Patricia of Oregon and Carol Jean of Montana; two sons, Randy of Ohio and Curtis of California; one sister, Dilah of Florida; and six grandchildren.
She will be privately buried in Paradise Cemetery under the direction of Chapel of the Pines Mortuary.