Obituaries.Byline: The Register-Guard
Helen H. Womack of Eugene died July 4 of age-related causes. She was 81.
Womack was born April 1, 1921, in Midwell, Okla., to John and Elsie Evans Hayre. She married Elbert Womack in Gravette, Ark., on March 20, 1938.
She studied art at West Valley College in Saratoga, Calif., for two years and attended San Jose San Jose, city, United States
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Womack was also a talented seamstress and made beautiful leather jackets. She enjoyed crafts, flower gardening and collecting antique plates, glassware, silver and amber glass.
She moved to this area in 1977 from Campbell, Calif. Womack was a member of the Santa Clara Santa Clara, city, Cuba
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Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Sharon Rogers Sharon Rogers (born 19 November 1942 in Seattle, Washington) is an American model who was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its January 1964 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Pompeo Posar. She also was on the cover of the November 1963 issue. of Campbell; three sons, Steven of Anderson, Mo., Walter of Roseville, Calif., and Donald of Rio Linda, Calif.; three brothers, Glenn Hayre of Michigan, Walter Hayre of Centerton, Ark., and Howard Hayre of Texas; a sister, Sue Worthen of Missouri; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held later. Inurnment will be in Gravette. West Lawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Eugene Mission.
JUNCTION CITY Junction City, city (1990 pop. 20,604), seat of Geary co., NE Kans., at the confluence of the Republican and Smoky Hill rivers; inc. 1859. The rail, trade, and processing center of an agricultural and dairy area, it grew as the supply point for nearby Fort Riley, - A celebration of life will be held July 8 for Betty Joan Carpenter of Junction City, who died July 5 at age 72. Her family chose not to list the cause of death.
Carpenter was born May 6, 1930, in Albert Lea Albert Lea (lē), city (1990 pop. 18,310), seat of Freeborn co., S Minn., near the Iowa line; inc. 1878. It is a manufacturing and marketing center in a dairy, livestock, and poultry region. Lea college is located on Lake Chapeau. A state park is nearby. , Minn., to Carley and Vera Robinson Baker. She married John "Bud" Carpenter in Junction City on June 11, 1949. He died Dec. 1, 1997.
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She was a member of the Moose Auxiliary 2238 and the Order of the Eastern Star The Order of the Eastern Star is the largest fraternal organization in the world that both men and women can join. It was established in 1850 by Rob Morris, a lawyer and educator from Boston, Massachusetts who had been an official with the Freemasons. . Carpenter lived in Triangle Lake before settling in Junction City.
Survivors include three daughters, Debra Neujahr and Teresa Barrett, both of Olympia, and Pamela Fiske of Junction City; a son, Jerry of Eugene; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Monday's celebration of life will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 93729 Prairie Road in Junction City. Inurnment will be at Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene. Murphy-Musgrove Funeral Home in Junction City is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Education Together Foundation or the Junction City Fire Department.
SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be held July 9 for James L. Barrett of Springfield, who died July 4 at age 80. His family chose not to list the cause of death.
Barrett was born Aug. 15, 1921, in Parkman, Wyo., to Author and Julia Brown Julia Brown was an American madam and prostitute. In the 1830s, Brown entered a brothel owned by Adeline Miller, a well-known New York madam. She did not stay long, however; soon Brown was running brothels of her own on Chapel and Church streets. Barrett.
He served in the Navy for 22 years and worked for 18 years at Sears. He attended Long Beach Community College in California. In addition to Springfield, he had lived in El Cajon, Calif.
He married Brenda Inlow in Springfield on Oct. 6, 1979.
He was an artist and enjoyed oil painting. He also liked to garden and watch baseball. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Marcola.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Robert of Lakeside, Calif., Bobby of Bend and Scott of Springfield; four daughters, Dorothy Chase of Alturas, Calif., Judy Grayston of Huntington Beach, Calif., Joanne Bishop of Lakeside, Calif., and Diana Stevens of Springfield; a brother, Loran of South San Francisco South San Francisco, city (1990 pop. 54,312), San Mateo co., W Calif.; inc. 1908. South San Francisco has several industrial parks; its manufactures include medical supplies and equipment, foods, paint, paper products, consumer goods, and clothing. , Calif.; a sister, Veta Grossman of Livingston, Mont.; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Monday from noon to 5 p.m. at Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield. Tuesday's service will be at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at 1 p.m. at Springfield Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society American Cancer Society,
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