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I[ ' ys ~iv "w r in t ere ri r m v t wee me ` ere `eyare e "n ett nane e 11 l phantridethroughthejunglesofMondulkiriprovince. Theyare, fromlefi, Steve, Jakob, DanaandKim. [ Call 1541)367-2135 I OIMTU RIES Vera Gilbert Okla. She mar- 4. 2012 at his ter-in-law Brezy Pitts of Sweet School District CROSSWORD KEY Today's puzzle is on Page 15 SUDOKU KEY Today's puzzle is on Page 15 Feb. 6. 1936 - July 4, 012 Vera Evelyn Gilbert. 76. of Sweet Home died July 4. 2012 at her home. She was born Feb. 6. 1936 in Arnett, Okla. to Roy Rolla and El- sie Evelyn (Gray) Richard. She was raised in Harmon. Free Pregnancy Tests 367-2447 1344 Main St. V v OpenMon.&Wed. 12-5 www.possiblypreg nant.org lover 30 years experience J Free estimates I Locally owned i Tear-offs with no.mess | rh Hand nailed, a c itect & 3-tab shingles Snap-lock, Hi-rib metal & fiat roofs All workmanship guaranteed CCB# ~ ~o95o ried Gerald R. Bruce in Cali- fornia in 1955; they were later divorced. She married Robert Gilbert in Ba- kersfield. Ca- lif. in 1968 and moved to Sweet Home in 1971. Mrs. Gilbert loved gardening, quilting, basketry, bookbinding, ceramics and poetry. She enjoyed traveling. She loved her kitties. She really enjoyed helping people and was very generous. Friiend- ships were very important to bier. She is survived by her daughter, Barb Lanz of Sweet Home; son Roy and danghter-in-law Patty Bruce of Salem; brother Gordon Richard of Oklahoma City, Okla.; four grand- children; and twin great-grandsons. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Jean Moore and Burma Richard. No formal services are planned. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. Edgar Pitts, Sr. Jan. 11, 1941 - July 4, 2012 Edgar George "Ed" Pitts, Sr., 71, of Sweet Home died July home. Home, and Brad and daughter-ii~- and raised their He was law Debbie Pitts of Lebanon: two two daughters. born Jan. 11. brothers, Thomas Pitts of Sweet They returned to 1941 in Denver. Home and Steve Pitts of Lebanon; Oregon after re- Colo.. the son a sister, Peggy Dain of Crawfords- tirement to live of George A. ville; 22 grandchildren: and eight on the Slater and Leta Mae great-grandchildren, home place at (Hand) Pitts. He was preceded in death by a Crawfordsville. His early years grandson. Ryan Lee William Pitts; They spent many were spent in Kansas; he moved to a great-grandson, Alexander Jo- winters at Quartzsite, Ariz. Crawfordsville in his early teens, seph Gray; his parents; and a sister. Mrs. Robinson loved to cook attending local schools before en- Patricia Johnson. and continued to talk aboht good tering the U.S. Army. Funeral Services were held food and cooking to the end of her Mr. Pitts married Ila Jeanne July 7 at Sweet Home Funeral Cha- life. She was the heart of her fam- Withrow on June 24. 1961 in pel with committal at Crawfords- ily and taught her family how tO Sweet Home. He worked for sev- ville Union Cemetery. love. eral mills, including Champion Sweet Home Funeral Chapel She is survived by her loving Plywood and Stone Forestry. He is handling the arrangements, husband, Bill Robinson of Clovis, was a certified journeymen welder Calif.; daughters Tova and son- and worked for Oremet, H & R Mildred "!-) .-.1~ .-..~ in-law David "Mike" Blesh of Failing, and in maintenance at the \uum un Auberry, Calif., and Joanne and Target Warehouse. June 22, 1925 - July 1, 2012 son-in-law John Kucera of Kings- He married JoAnne Lutton on Mildred Jean Slater Robinson, burg, Calif.; four grandsons; sev- Jan. 12 of this year after being to- 87, of Sweet Home died July 1, en great-grandchildren; a brother, gether over 10 years. 2012 in California. Caryl Slater of La Pine; and sisters Mr. Pitts' favorite activity was She was born June 22, 1925 Shirley Anderson of Sitka, Alas- fishing anywhere particularly for in Eugene to Otto W. and Pearl ka, and Gayle Thomas of Sweet catfish at the Snake River. He en- (Dove) Slater, the ninth of 16 chil- Home. joyed hunting, welding and making dren raised in the foothills of the She was preceded in death by things, and garage sales. He saved Cascade mountains near Foster. five brothers and seven sisters. everything. She had an abiding love of Or-A celebration of her life will Survivors include his wife egon. She and her large extended be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, July JoAnne; two daughters, DeAnna family celebrated every summer 12, at Marcola Christian Chui'ch and son-in-law Alan Birdsall of during a large family reunion that in Marcola with internment at Gil- Bellingham, Wash., and Rondaand was the highlight of her year. liland Cemetery in Sweet Home. son-in-law Ted Deibele of Milton She worked as an aircraft riv- Remembrances may be made in her Freewater; five sons, Ed Jr. and eter in Seattle during World War name to Hinds Hospice of Fresno, daughter-in-law Dorrie Pitts of II, then married Bill Robinson at Calif. Lebanon, Thomas Pitts II, Greg the end of the war. The Robinsons Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is and daughter-in-law LeAnna Pitts moved to Fresno,Calif., where they handling the arrangements, www. of Sweet Home, Garry and daugh- both worked for Fresno Unified sweethomefuneral.com LUDES SINGING, BIBLE STUDY, AND LUNCH NEED A RI TAKE THE BUS! Foster I Sweet Home I Lebanon [Albany Stops Include LBCC, Walmart & The Heritage Mall kinn Shuttle & Sweet Home Dial-A-Bus 541 .367.4775 linnshuttle.com Cary Trent Oct. 17, 1955 - June 29, 2012 Cary Joe Trent, 56, of Sweet Home died June 29, 2012. He was bornOct. 17, 1955 in Lebanon to Oliver Dale Trent and Shirley Jean (Scott) Whitton. He lived in the Sweet Home area until 1991 when he moved to See Deaths, page 3