William Elijah Howe * 1833 - 1896
Howe - In Alturas Jan. 4, 1896. W. E. Howe aged 62 years, 7 mos, and 18 days. Deceased was born in the city of Ottawa, Canada in 1833 and came to the state of Iowa when he was 16 years of age. In the year of 1852 he came to the Pacific Coast and has resided in Oregon and California since that time. The past 16 or 17 years of his life have been spent mostly in Modoc County and he was well known throughout the county. He has lived a consistent Christian life and has devoted much of his time to preaching the gospel from a Baptist standpoint. Ill health came on him some five years ago, since which time he has had a hard struggle for a livlihood. He leaves a loving wife and five children here and several grown up sons and daughters in California and Oregon to mourn his loss, and the bereaved family have the sympathy of this entire neighborhood in their great sorrow. The remains were interred in the cemetery here last Sunday with appropriate ceremonies conducted by Rev. Walter and a large congregation attended the funeral.
Washington Howe * 1864 - 1949
Washington Lincoln Howe, 84, native of Oregon and resident of this community for 60 years, died Saturday at a local hospital. He had been in and out of the hospital in recent months, entering for the last tie a week ago. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Fickert's chapel, followed by interment at Oak Hill. Rev. William V. Barney of Christian Church will officiate. The deceased is survived by his two sons Harold Howe of Red Bluff, Clarence Howe of Chico, a daughter, Mrs. Doris Parson of Sacramento and a step son, Roy Howe of Keswick. (information known but not listed on the obit, from death certificate. b. July 16, 1864 in Oregon, d. June 25, 1949 in Red Bluff, Tehama, CA.
Cora (Seaton) Howe * 1893 - 1977
Redding Record Searchlight Saturday, August 6, 1977 - Round Mountain - Funeral services for Cora May Howe, 84 of Medford, Oregon will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Halcumb Cemetery Chapel here. Mrs. Howe died Friday in Oregon. She was born in Washington May 10, 1893. A resident of Shasta County for 31 years, Mrs. Howe moved to Medford, OR six months ago to live with a daughter. She was a member of the Pentecostal Church. She leaves three daughters, Ruth Henderson of Medford, OR, Audrey Baker of Redding, and Carrie DeCamp of Palermo; three sons, William Wallace Howe of Montague, John Cal Howe of Junction City, and James H. Howe of Mountain Gate; 24 grandchildren, 76 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. The Rev. David Sims will officiate at the services and interment will follow in the Halcumb Cemetery.
Audrey (Howe) Baker * 1925 - 1986
Redding Record Searchlight December 20, 1986 Grave side services for former Shasta County resident Audrey Baker, 61, of Oroville will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Holcumb Cemetery in Montgomery Creek. Mrs. Baker's brother- in-law, the Rev. Virgil Henderson of the Foursquare Church in Corning will officiate. She died Friday at Oroville Hospital. Born November 23, 1925, in Modoc County, she lived in Shasta County for many years before moving to Oroville 16 months ago. She was a housekeeper for 14 1/2 years at Shasta General Hospital in Redding. She is survived by sons Darrell of Redding and Jess of Oroville; daughter Audrey Willburn of Anderson; sisters Ruth Henderson of Orland, Carrie DeCamp of Palermo; brothers Jim Howe and John Howe both of Palermo; and Bill Howe of Lake Bay, Washington; and 12 grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society of Redding, CA.
George Wilson * 1936 - 1985
Redding Record Searchlight October 25, 1985
Services for George Wilson, 50, of Redding will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Halcumb Cemetery Chapel in Montgomery Creek. the Rev. Roy Nelson will officiate. Burial will be at Halcumb Cemetery. Mr. Wilson died Friday at Mt. Shasta Community Hospital. Born April 13 1936 in Redding, Mr. Wilson has spent his life in Shasta County. He was a car skinner for 35 years; his last employer was the Creek Logging Co. in Shasta county. He is survived by wife Harlyne; daughters Tammy Wilson of Redding and Tina Wilson of Ukiah; sons Terry of Redding, George Jr. of Montague, ad Gerald of Fort Jones; sisters Lillie Potter of Redding and Amy Burns of Central Valley; brothers Tim and Jim, both of Redding, Bob of Sacramento, and Walter of Berkeley; mother Mabel Wilson of Redding; and 11 grandchildren.
Carrie (Howe) DeCamp * 1932 - 1995
Redding Record Searchlight June 29, 1995
Carrie Esther DeCamp 63 of Shasta Lake died Wednesday at her residence. Arrangements are pending.
Paul Henderson * 1971 - 1996
Redding Record Searchlight July 8, 1996
Paul Cory Henderson 24, of Anderson died Thursday after an automobile accident. Arrangements pending. (Paul b. 10-1-1971 d. 7-4-1996 per death certificate)
Jess Baker * 1895 - 1983
Redding Record Searchlight April 1, 1983
Montgomery Creek - Graveside services for Jess Baker, 87, of Redding will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Halcomb Cemetery here. The Rev. David McMartin will officate. Visitation began at noon today at McDonald's Chapel. Mr. Baker died Friday at Memorial Hospital in Redding. Born July 10, 1895 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Mr. Baker moved to Shasta County in 1948. He was a ranch worker for Iron Canyon Ranch. He is survived by wife Audrey, daughter Audrey Willburn of Anderson; sons Jess of Anderson and Darrell of Los Angeles; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Buried April 5, 1983
Bonnie Bell Elwood * 1950 - 1969
Redding Record Searchlight 10-2-1969
Pondosa - An 18-year-old Pondsoa girl apparently hanged herself Friday, the Siskiyou County Coroner's Office says. Officers said, Bonnie Bell Elwood was found dead in her home in Pondosa. Miss Elwood was born November 6, 1950 in Redding. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Halcumb Cemetery near Montgomery Creek under direction of McDonald's Redding Chapel. The Rev. David Sims will officiate. Miss Elwood leaves a daughter, Chere, of Pondosa, her parents, Mrs. Carrie DeCamp of Prineville, OR, and Clinton Elwood of Redding, CA, five brothers, Spec. 4 Clayton Elwood of the U.S. Army, Denny DeCamp of Pondosa, Larry DeCamp and Douglas Colburn of Redding, and John Colburn of Texline, TX; four sisters, Mrs. Carolyn Jones of Eureka, CA, Miss Christi DeCamp, of Winston, OR, Mrs. Peggy McGee, and Mrs. Athlee Colburn of Nogoma, WA. She leaves her maternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Henry Howe of Anderson, CA, and her paternal grandparents Francis Elwood of Bella Vista, CA and he step-grandmother Mrs. Mabel DeCamp of Pondosa.
Michael Eaken * 1965 - 1982
Redding Record Searchlight - May 27, 1982 Montgomery Creek - Graveside services for Michael theodore Eaken, 17, of Redding will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Halcumb Cemetery in Montgomery Creek. the Rev. Dave McMartin will officiate. Mr. Eaken died Thursday after he was struck by s train south of Redding. He was born January 26, 1965, in Munich, Germany, and moved to Shasta County in 1968. He was a Junior at Shasta High School. He is survived by parents Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Eaken; sisters Cynthia, Marsha, and Mary, all of Redding; and grandparents Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Warman Sr. of Reno, NV.
Thelma (Brawner) Collum * 1917 - 1972
Redding Record Searchlight September 16, 1972 Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. at McDonalds Redding Chapel for Mrs. Thelma V. Collum, 55 of Project City. Mrs. Collum was killed Thursday when struck by a car as she walked across Shasta Dam Boulevard in Central Valley with Mrs. Betty R. Cain, who was also fatally injured in the accident. The Rev. John Wilson will officiate in the funeral Services. Burial will be in Redding cemetery. Mrs. Collum was born in Texas and had lived in Shasta County 30 years. She leaves her husband, Anderson E. Collum, of Project City; a son, Reuben Collum of Anaheim; four daughters, Mrs. Betty Leslie of Redding, Mrs. Mary A. Williamson and Mrs. Nora Duffy, both of Flippin Ark., and Mrs. Viola Patton also of Arkansas. There are 13 grandchildren. (b. March 24, 1917 - d. September 14, 1972).
Betty Ruth (Parker) Cain * 1902 - 1972
Redding Record Searchlight September 16, 1972 Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. in McDonalds Redding Chapel for Mrs. Betty Ruth Cain, 70, of Cottonwood. The California Highway Patrol said Mrs. Cain was fatally injured at 12:45 p.m. Thursday when she was struck by a car while walking across Shasta Dam Boulevard in Central Valley with Mrs. Thelma Collum, 55 of Project City, who was also killed. Mrs. Cain died at Memorial Hospital at 6:18 p.m. Thursday. Mrs. Collum was dead on arrival at the hospital. Misdemeanor manslaughter charges have been filed against the alleged driver of the car, identified by the CHP as Solano County Supervisor Daniel Albert Mazzoni, 44, of Vallejo. The Rev. Claude Porter will officiate the funeral services. Burial will be in the Lawncrest Memorial Park. Mrs. Cain was born in Tennessee and had lived in Shasta County 30 years. She leaves two sons, Wiley Cain of Union Town, Ark., and Bennie Cain of Cottonwood; two step- sons R. D. Cain of Moore, Okla., and Henry Cain, also of Oklahoma; a daughter, Mrs. Oleta Watkins of Omak, Wash., and a step-daughter, Mrs. Nettie Crawford of Maud, Okla. (b. January 03, 1902 - d. September 14, 1972).