Dolly Mae Brazle

Dolly Mae Brazle

Dolly Mae Brazle passed quietly in her home on Nov. 19, 2012 at the age of 90.

She was born in Nighthawk, Wash., on April 8, 1922 to Charles and Sarah (McLean) Silverthorn. After losing her mother at a young age, she was raised by her uncle and aunt, Harold and Hazel Oaks, of Okanogan, where she lived until her marriage to Everett Holmes on Nov. 30, 1941. Dolly had three children: Jerry, Kathy and Julie. She worked for the telephone company for her entire 40 year career. On Aug. 24, 1968 Dolly married Warren F. Brazle. She and Warren retired to Chesaw in 1979 where they built a home. Dolly and Warren were instrumental in helping to start the Chesaw Community Bible Church. They moved to Milwaukie, Ore., on Thanksgiving 2006. Dolly and Warren were married 43 years at the time of Warren’s passing in January 2012.

Dolly is survived by daughters: Kathy Holmes, Everett, Wash. and Julie McCorkle (Holmes-Brazle, Milwaukie, Ore.) and step-daughters: Beverly Boxleitner (Brazle), Deer Park, Wash. and Verita Rowton (Brazle), Curlew, Wash. and her cousins/sisters: Amber Lockett, Spokane, Wash. and Carolyn Clayton, Okanogan, Wash. Dolly is also survived by 20 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Her husband, Warren F. Brazle and son, Gerald S. Holmes, precede her in death.

She is greatly missed. A memorial service will be held in the spring in the Chesaw/Molson area with internment of both Dolly and Warren’s ashes in the Loomis Cemetery afterward. Memorial contributions can be made to the Chesaw Community Bible Church and/or Serenity Hospice, 6975 SW. Sandburg St., Suite 190, Portland, OR 97223.

Dolly Mae Brazle passed quietly in her home on Nov. 19, 2012 at the age of 90.She was born in Nighthawk, Wash., on April 8, 1922 to Charles and Sarah (McLean) Silverthorn. After losing her mother at a young age, she was raised by her uncle and aunt, Harold and Hazel Oaks, of Okanogan, where she lived until her marriage to Everett Holmes on Nov. 30, 1941. Dolly had three children: Jerry, Kathy and Julie. She worked for the telephone company for her entire 40 year career. On Aug. 24, 1968 Dolly married Warren F. Brazle. She and Warren retired to Chesaw in 1979 where they built a home. Dolly and Warren were instrumental in helping to start the Chesaw Community Bible Church. They moved to Milwaukie, Ore., on Thanksgiving 2006. Dolly and Warren were married 43 years at the time of Warren’s passing in January 2012.Dolly is survived by daughters: Kathy Holmes, Everett, Wash. and Julie McCorkle (Holmes-Brazle, Milwaukie, Ore.) and step-daughters: Beverly Boxleitner (Brazle), Deer Park, Wash. and Verita Rowton (Brazle), Curlew, Wash. and her cousins/sisters: Amber Lockett, Spokane, Wash. and Carolyn Clayton, Okanogan, Wash. Dolly is also survived by 20 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.Her husband, Warren F. Brazle and son, Gerald S. Holmes, precede her in death.She is greatly missed. A memorial service will be held in the spring in the Chesaw/Molson area with internment of both Dolly and Warren’s ashes in the Loomis Cemetery afterward. Memorial contributions can be made to the Chesaw Community Bible Church and/or Serenity Hospice, 6975 SW. Sandburg St., Suite 190, Portland, OR 97223.

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