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Margaret Locke

SPRINGFIELD - Margaret A. Locke of Springfield died Nov. 26 of age-related causes. She was 88.

She was born March 19, 1916, in Albany to Marcus and Cora Brown Dunn. She grew up in Eugene and graduated from Eugene High School.

She married William W. Cooper in Dunsmuir, Calif., in 1934. He died in 1990. She married Verle M. Locke in Cottage Grove in 1993. He died in 1995.

Locke enjoyed fishing, knitting, crocheting, camping, country music, dogs and cats.

Survivors include two sons, Stanley Cooper of Creswell and Gary Cooper of Chemult; and five grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

No service is planned. Springfield Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Red Cross.

Lila Terry

SPRINGFIELD - A celebration of life will be held Dec. 1 for Lila Jean Terry of Springfield, who died Nov. 26 of cancer. She was 69.

She was born April 6, 1935, in Eugene to Harold and Lola Bonney Terry. She attended Eugene High School, and received her General Education Degree from Lane Community College at the age of 60. She lived in Las Vegas from 1981 to 1991.

Terry worked as a driver for car dealerships and as a wedding chapel coordinator. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and writing poetry.

Survivors include her mother; her life partner of 25 years, John Hill; a son, Raymond Everts of Springfield; two daughters, Susan Hamel of Kuna, Idaho, and Becky Barber of Eugene; a brother, Richard Terry of Eugene; three sisters, Janet Carter, Loretta Nielsen and Julie Max, all of Eugene; and five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Wednesday's service will be at 3 p.m. at the Santiago Estates Club House, 5335 Main St. in Springfield. Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

M.L. 'Roy' Wells

COTTAGE GROVE - The funeral will be held Dec. 1 for M.L. "Roy" Wells of Cottage Grove, who died Nov. 25 of lung cancer. He was 84.

Wells was born July 23, 1920, in Colton, to William and Myra Murphy Wells. He married Dorothy Irene Glade on Sept. 21, 1940, in Vancouver, Wash.

He attended Molalla High School. He served in the Army in World War II from 1944 to 1946, attaining the rank of staff sergeant. He worked as an owner and operator of a logging truck.

Wells also had lived in Tillamook and Gold Beach before moving to Cottage Grove. He enjoyed spending time with his family, hunting, fishing and travel.

He belonged to the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks 1904, and received the Elk of the Year award in 1997-98. He also belonged to Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Sonja Michaelis of Cottage Grove and Treva Majors of Boise, Idaho; four sisters, Ruby Barnes of Molalla, Myra Ferris of Portland, Mable Perkins of Astoria and Judith McDaniel of Mulino; a brother, Les Wells of Oregon City; and seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Wednesday's service will be held at 1 p.m. in Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove. Inurnment will be in Sunset Heights Memorial Gardens in Tillamook. Memorial contributions may be made to Cottage Grove Elks Lodge 1904.

Jean Murphey

REEDSPORT - The graveside service will be Dec. 2 for Jean Louise Murphey of Reedsport, who died Nov. 26 of age-related causes. She was 84.

She was born Dec. 5, 1919, in Frederick, S.D., to Tom and Morna Paulson Gronze. She married Walter V. Murphey in Portland on Dec. 2, 1950.

She attended Northern State Teachers College in Aberdeen, S.D. She was an elementary school teacher and librarian in Newberg, Carlton and Reedsport. She also was a homemaker.

Her interests included gardening, raising cacti and African violets, and reading. Murphy was a member of Riverside Rebekah Lodge No. 100, Three Rivers Rebekah Lodge No. 240 and the United Presbyterian Church. She was a Douglas County resident for 54 years.

Survivors include her husband and two sisters, Clarabelle Zinter and Pauline Wanaka, both of Portland.

Thursday's service will be at 1 p.m. at Reedsport Masonic Cemetery. Dunes Memorial Chapel in Reedsport is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to United Presbyterian Church.

Leon Stull

COTTAGE GROVE - A memorial service will be held today, Nov. 30, for Leon W. Stull of Cottage Grove, who died Nov. 25 of heart failure. He was 81.

Stull was born Nov. 16, 1923, in Fargo, N.D., to Floyd and Helen Wouters Stull. He married Estella McAdams in 1948 in Salem.

He attended high school in Fargo, N.D., and in Salem, after moving to Salem when he was 16. He later lived in Waldport, then moved to Cottage Grove.

Stull had worked as a log scaler. He enjoyed spending time with his family, golfing, bowling, square dancing and fishing. He belonged to Past 45 Arts and Crafts.

Survivors include two daughters, Wendi Stull of Portland and Traci Stull of Salem; a son, Shane of Salem; and four grandchildren. A son, Jim, died previously.

Today's service will be held at 1:30 p.m. at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove. Private family inurnment will be in Fir Grove Cemetery in Cottage Grove.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Sacred Heart Eugene Chapter.

Osburne Fisher

Osburne "Ozzie" Odell Fisher of Springfield died Nov. 23 of age-related causes. He was 93.

He was born Sept. 9, 1911, in Big Cedar, Okla., to Carl and Martha Brunson Fisher. He married Eleanor Ruth Paddock on Nov. 4, 1955, in Klamath Falls.

Fisher served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He received a Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal and European/African Middle Eastern Medal.

In 1937 he began his career at a sawmill in Westfir, later moving to Klamath Falls and working at a mill there. He worked for Georgia Pacific in Springfield from 1942 until his retirement in 1973.

Fisher enjoyed hunting, fishing, rock hunting and spending time with his family.

He built two houses in the Springfield area and one in Burnt Woods, where he lived for a number of years in retirement until returning to Springfield in 1999.

Survivors include his wife; a stepdaughter, Jeanette Blofsky of San Diego; two stepsons, Bill Thornton of Chico, Calif., and Mike of Eaton, Colo.; and eight grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

No service is planned. American Burial and Cremation Alternatives of Springfield is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Dorothy Fritsch

The memorial service will be Dec. 1 for Dorothy Marie Fritsch of Eugene, who died Nov. 25 of age-related causes. She was 89.

Fritsch was born Oct. 1, 1915, in Portland to Lawrence and Esther Peterson Hansen.

She married Robert Fritsch in Portland on May 1, 1938. He died in 1994.

She had lived in Eugene since 1964 and had worked at the Multnomah County and Eugene public libraries as a library clerk.

She enjoyed reading, music and gardening. She was a member of Central Presbyterian Church in Eugene.

Survivors include two sons: Frederick of Livermore, Calif., and Douglas of Portland; and six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Wednesday's service will be at 2 p.m. at Central Presbyterian Church in Eugene with private inurnment at Rest-Haven Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the church. Musgrove Family Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Karen Evans

The funeral will be held Dec. 1 for Karen Evans of Eugene, who died Nov. 28 of cancer. She was 59.

Evans was born Aug. 11, 1945, in Pasadena, Calif., to John and Inez Moore Moorehead. She married Ray Evans on July 11, 1995, in Eugene.

She worked for the Eugene School District as transportation supervisor for 23 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, and travel.

Survivors include her husband; her mother, of Eugene; four sons, Kelly McCabe of Seattle, John McCabe of Forest Grove, Troy McCabe of Sisters and Joel McCabe of Redmond; a brother, Kenneth Moorehead of Salem; four sisters, Kristine Wiese and Kandy Hanes, both of Eugene, Kathryn Bray of Renton, Wash., and Karolyn "Mickey" Goodman of Tukwila, Wash.; and 18 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Wednesday's funeral will be held at 3 p.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church in Eugene. Following the service, a reception will be held in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1144 Charnelton St., Eugene.

Private inurnment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Eugene.

Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Martha Malloroy

SPRINGFIELD - A memorial service will be held today, Nov. 30, for Martha A. Malloroy of Springfield, who died Nov. 26 of complications following a stroke. She was 72.

Malloroy was born Aug. 12, 1932, in Davisboro, Ga., to Paul and Mattie Mae McNeely Walden. She married Richard Smith on Sept. 2, 1950, in Aiken, S.C. He died in 1981. She married Duane Malloroy on Aug. 19, 1995, in Springfield.

She attended Wadley High School in Wadley, Ga., and Droughn's Business School in Augusta, Ga. She also previously lived in Bartow, Ga., at Camp Rucker in Alabama and Camp Wolters in Texas, Fairbanks, Veneta, and Kent, Wash. She had lived in Springfield for 31 years.

She enjoyed shopping, dancing, crocheting, playing cards and cooking for her guests. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She attended the Cowboy Church in Eugene.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Gary Smith of Junction City; four sisters, Louise "Beth" Weeks of Wadley, Ga., Helen Reese of Roswell, Ga., Hilda Lowery of Albany, Ga., and Elaine Goines of Warthen, Ga.; and two grandchildren. An infant daughter, Katherine Smith, died previously.

Today's service will be held at 2 p.m. at King's Grace Fellowship Church in Junction City. Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Claire Broadwell

Claire Broadwell of Eugene died Nov. 25 at age 93. The family chose not to list a cause of death.

She was born March 2, 1911, in Trinidad, Colo., to Clarence and Vera Hawkins Newcomb. She married Dr. John Broadwell in Trinidad on Nov. 3, 1933. He died in December 1995.

She lived in El Paso, Texas, from 1947 to 1997, when she moved to Seattle. She moved to Eugene in 1998.

Broadwell was a homemaker who enjoyed bridge and traveling.

In El Paso, she served as president of the El Paso Women's Club, the American Association of University Women and the Chamber of Commerce Women's Department. She was once named El Paso Woman of the Year.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathrine Widell of Brownsville; a son, Bill of Eugene; and three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A son, John, died in 1945.

No service is planned. Burial will be at the Masonic Cemetery in Trinidad. Fisher Funeral Home in Albany is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Planned Parenthood or the American Heart Association.

Phoebe Owens

SPRINGFIELD - Phoebe May Owens of Springfield died Nov. 24 of lung cancer. She was 64.

She was born Feb. 28, 1940, in Elma, Wash., to James and Mable Small Jordan. She married Fred Owens in Vancouver, Wash., on April 12, 1954.

She was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include her husband; three sons, Tracy and David, both of Springfield, and Todd of Eugene; three daughters, Mona of Eugene, Jenny of Veneta and Diane of Springfield; a brother, Norm Jordan of Springfield; two sisters, Charlotte Moreland of Springfield and Beulah Mohr of Creswell; and 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

No service is planned. Andreason's Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

William Palmer

A private gathering will be held for William "Bill" Farrell Palmer of Springfield, who died Nov. 26 of pneumonia. He was 66.

Palmer was born April 7, 1938, in Marshall, Minn., to Arthur and Eileen Farrell Palmer. He married Dorothy Lanoue in Marshall on Oct. 20, 1962.

He served in the U.S. Army National Guard and worked as a manager for a sporting goods store in Minnesota.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, writing books and poetry, cooking and spending time with family. Palmer had been vice chairman of the Democratic Party of Lane County and reigned as the first Filbert King at the Springfield Filbert Festival.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Eric of Santa Barbara, Calif., and John of South Dakota; and six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Buell Funeral Chapel in Springfield is in charge of arrangements.

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