Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon
Murrel Chenoweth Dies At Lewiston
Memorial services for Murrel Raymond Chenoweth, who passed away in St. Joseph Hospital in Lewiston Wednesday evening, October 4, 1972, were held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Bollman Chapel with Rev. Lester Wells officiating. Organist was Wanda Sorweide and soloist was Clifford Collinsworth who sang: “The Old Rugged Cross” and “In The Garden”.
Casket bearers were: Wayne Cook, Fred Lawrence Rowe, Marvin Simmons, George Meyers and Vernon Hays. Vault entombment was in the Enterprise cemetery.
Mr. Chenoweth was born near Enterprise on July 31, 1892, son of James and Amanda Chenoweth, and had lived in Wallowa County all of his life. He was a rancher and for many years sheared sheep. He held a life membership in the Sheep Shearers union of North America. On December 27, 1915, he was married at Enterprise to Ethel L. McKinney who preceded him in death on August 6, 1967.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Guy (Reatha) McCormack of Enterprise; one sister, Ruth Davis of Portland; one brother, Horace Chenoweth of Enterprise; and two grandsons and one great granddaughter.
Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, Enterprise, Oregon, October 12, 1972
Contributed by: Sue Wells
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor