Thelma G. Blackmore, age 68, of Oroville died on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 at her home in Oroville.
Neal went home to the Lord on Nov. 7, 2009 at the age of 57 after battling lung disease and cancer.
Neal Keithley was born in Tonasket on June 13, 1952. Neal was raised in Tonasket graduating from Tonasket High School in 1971. After high school Neal continued to reside in Tonasket. He served in the Washington National Guard from 1971 through 1977 obtaining the rank of Sgt. E-5.
Robert ‘Bob’ Bee Monroe, age 70, of Tonasket died on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket. He was born on Jan. 13, 1939 in Marietta, Okla. to parents Claude and Audrey Monroe. Bob moved to Tonasket in 1974 where he resided with his wife and daughter. He worked at North Valley Hospital for 30 years.
A gathering in celebration of the life of Chris MacFarland will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. at the Tonasket Senior Center.
Roxy Ann (Mattix) Cox was born July 31, 1962 and passed away Oct. 13, 2009.
Clara Louise Grace died peacefully at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket on Sept. 25, 2009.
Joyce Elaine (Sloan) Birch was born in Nine Mile Falls, Wash. on Nov. 11, 1932, the second daughter of Orville and Helena Sloan. She passed away in Spokane on Oct. 1, 2009.
Eddie Colen ‘Bud’ Peery was born May 25, 1930 in Sweet Springs, Mo. to Opal and Emmit Peery. Bud met Joan Foster in 1948 while she was playing baseball. They married in 1949 in Clinton, Mo. Bud moved his family to Washington in 1954. During his youth he had many different jobs; his career as an adult was with the Palmer Lake Land Company, where he worked for 38 years before retiring in 1992.
Bul unexpectedly passed away on Sept. 14, 2009 leaving an emptiness in the lives of all who knew and loved him.
Kent A. Kidwell was born in Tonasket on Nov. 10, 1957 at St. Martin’s Hospital to parents George and Darleene Kidwell. He died suddenly at his home in Willamina, Ore. on Sept. 14, 2009.