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Sally Bower

SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held Jan. 6 for Sally L. Bower of Springfield, who died Dec. 15 from complications of a stroke. She was 76.

She was born Jan. 28, 1927, in Portland to C. James and L. Mae Dickerson Galloway. She worked in the business office of Good Samaritan Hospital and as a statistics clerk for 20 years at Sacred Heart Medical Center.

She enjoyed golfing, fishing, music of all kinds and spending time with her dogs. She particularly enjoyed her friends and co-workers.

Tuesday's service will be at 10 a.m. at Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to Greenhill Humane Society.

Olive Powell

SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be Jan. 8 for Olive "Lenore" Powell of Springfield, formerly of Cottage Grove, who died Dec. 29 of age-related causes. She was 93.

She was born May 1, 1910, to Fredrick and Florence Coggswell in Tekoa, Wash. She married Irwin Clark in 1928. They later divorced. She married George Marquardt in 1945. He died in 1963. She married Leighton Powell in 1964. He died in 1975.

She graduated from Yoncalla High School in 1927. She worked as a dental assistant and at the Cottage Grove Hospital, and was a circulation manager for The Register-Guard for 20 years.

Her interests included gardening, reading, volunteering at nursing homes and helping others.

She belonged to Pennoyer Street Church of Christ in Cottage Grove.

She is survived by a son, Donald Clark of Eugene; a sister, Peggy Byron of Yoncalla; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren.

Thursday's service will be at 2 p.m. at Pennoyer Street Church of Christ in Cottage Grove.

Interment will be at Yoncalla Cemetery. Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, Cottage Grove, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Oregon chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.

Richard Ashley

SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be Jan. 6 for Richard Ashley of Springfield, who died Jan. 2 of age-related causes. He was 92.

He was born June 5, 1911, in Franklin County, Ind., to Nathan and Carolyn Fisher Ashley. He graduated from Whitewater High School in Indiana and attended Purdue University.

He and his wife, Esther, married in Carson City, Nev., on July 3, 1964. She died Sept. 3, 2002.

He was a millworker for Weyerhaeuser Co. for 23 years. He also was a farmer in Indiana.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling, and was a member of Springfield Methodist Church.

He is survived by a daughter, Phyllis Nichols of Ridgecrest, Calif.; two sons, William of Springfield and Robert of Eugene; a stepson, Charles White of Veneta; a brother, Walter of Liberty, Ind.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. A son, Harold, died previously.

Visitation will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Springfield Memorial Funeral Home, followed by the funeral at 2 p.m., also at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Springfield Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Mary Manning

A celebration of life will be held Jan. 6 for Mary "Lou" Manning of Eugene, who died Dec. 29 of diabetes and heart failure. She was 57.

She was born Oct. 28, 1946, in Los Angeles to Mary Ulm Otto and Jack Mortimer.

She graduated from Tustin High School and Baltmore College of Cosmetology in Orange County, Calif.

She married Clayburn Manning in 1973. He later died.

She lived in Astoria before moving to Eugene in 1998. She worked as a bartender, restaurant employee and store manager.

Manning raised Irish setters and enjoyed needlecraft, football games, stock car racing, entertaining friends and writing creative fiction. Friends and family will remember her outlandish sense of humor and love of life.

Survivors include her mother; three children, Max of Coos Bay and Jesse and Diane, both of Eugene; a brother, Jeff Anderson of Eugene; a sister, Susi Mestrich of Astoria; and a stepbrother, Tom Anderson of Tustin, Calif.

Tuesday's service will be at 2 p.m. at St. Mark Catholic Church on Echo Hollow Road in Eugene.

Another service will be held later in Astoria. Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service of Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

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Date:Jan 5, 2004
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