Mrs. Childers, Pioneer, Dies At Home Here
Death removed another pioneer from the Union county ranks this morning with the passing of Mrs. Adla Childers at her home at 1808 Oak street.
Born in Iowa March 25, 1861, she crossed the plains to Oregon with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Baker, arriving in La Grande on Sept. 8, 1862.
News of her death was a sad shock to her large circle of friends throughout the valley.
She is survived by the following children: Mrs. Della Wagner, of Lewiston, Ida.; Olive Childers, of Seattle; Wallace P. Childers, of Dunsmuir, Cal., and Merrill Childers, of La Grande; a brother, Charles Baker, of Kelso; a granddaughter, Mrs. Jack Edwards, of Walla Walla, and one great-grandchild.
Mrs. Childers was 72 years, five months and 26 days of age. She belonged to the Rebekah lodge and the L. A. of B. R. T.
The funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at the Snodgrass and Zimmerman mortuary at 2 o’clock.
La Grande Evening Observer
Saturday, September 16, 1933