Maxwell, James Quinton – Obituary

James Q. Maxwell Services Oct 31

James Q. Maxwell, 56, of Sumpter, a native Oregonian, died Wed. at St. Alphonsus Hospital in Boise as the result of an accidentally self-inflicted gun shot wound.

Graveside services were conducted at 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 31 at the Haines Cemetery. Rev. Gerald C. Nelson of the United Methodist Church in Baker and Haines officiated. Arrangements were under the direction of Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel.

Mr. Maxwell was born October 9, 1920 in Haines the son of Wallace and Ethel Cartmill Maxwell. He his schooling in Haines and worked in the ship-yards in Portland, Oregon during World War II. He was a well known cook and worked in various restaurants in Baker. He also worked as a cook in Portland and in Crescent City, California. He was a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include his son; James Ronald Maxwell of Portland; daughter, Sandra Brannan also of Portland; brother Tom Maxwell of Haines; sister Dortha Turgeon of Seattle; four grandchildren, Scott, Mark, Garylyn and Leah all of Portland and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one sister.

The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, November 3, 1977, page 14
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor



White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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