A Few Miscellaneous Biographies

NARRAMORE, Donald Laurence

Donald Laurence NARRAMORE passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2006. He was born October 11, 1938 to Edward Laurence and Jennie Belle (WATERHOUSE) NARRAMORE in Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. He was raised on the family farm in Palo Verde, Arizona. Don was a member of a pioneering family who originally settled and farmed in the Territory of Arizona near Gila Bend in the 1890's. He attended Palo Verde Elementary School, graduated from Buckeye Union High School in 1956 and received his Bachelor's of Science in Agriculture from Arizona State University in 1962. After graduating, Don worked briefly for Arizona Public Service and then for State Farm Insurance as a claims adjuster in Los Angeles, California, Hot Springs, Arkansas and Phoenix, Arizona. He returned to the family farm and ranch in 1970. Don raised alfalfa, grain and cotton on the farm and especially enjoyed working with his herd of Simmental cattle. Don was active in the community. He served as a member and was a past president of the Buckeye Irrigation Company Board. He was a member and trustee of the Palo Verde Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Buckeye Elks. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Frances; his daughter, Sheri, and her husband Dan GLADDEN of Palo Verde, his two sons, Charles of Yuma and Kenneth and his wife Michelle of Goodyear. He is also survived by four grandsons, Joshua, Todd, and Clint GLADDEN and Tyler NARRAMORE, a brother Dr. Bruce NARRAMORE of Hacienda Heights, California and a sister Connie HECKATHORNE of El Centro, California. in lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Palo Verde Baptist Church, 29600 Old Hwy 80 Palo Verde, P.O. Box 41 Palo Verde, AZ 85343.

NEWHALL, Celia Alice

A funeral was held Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, in Newberg Free Methodist Church for Celia Alice Newhall, who died Sept. 26 at age 88. Celia Alice Cochran was born July 2, 1916, in Decatur, Ill. In 1950, she moved to Arizona, where she was a homemaker in several towns before graduating from Grand Canyon College and receiving a master's degree from Northern Arizona University. She was an elementary school teacher and then retired to Glendale and Cottonwood, Ariz. She moved to Portland in 1989 and to Newberg in 1994. In 1940, she married Paul B.; he died in 2003. Survivors include her daughters, Susan Lyon and Joanne Ransom; son, John; sister, Helen Nelson; 16 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Two sons, Charles and Harvey, died in infancy. Remembrances to Wycliffe Translators. Arrangements by Attrell's Newberg. The Portland Oregonian, p.C04, Sept. 29, 2004

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