H. J. Shock, 67 Dies In Halfway
Pine Valley Rancher was Stockman Since 1910
Henry Jasper Shock, 67, Pine Valley stockman died Monday evening at his home at Halfway after a long illness.
Born October 1, 1888 in Missouri, he moved to Haines at the age of three with his parents George T. and Mary A. Shock. He spent several years in the Haines area and moved to Pine Valley in 1910.
On June 4, 1925, he was married to Bessie McMullen in Baker.
He was engaged in ranching and farming.
His is survived by his widow Bessie of halfway, a brother Melvin Shock of Halfway, a sister Mrs. Lizzie Long of Baker; one nephew, and five nieces. His only son, Norven Blake Shock died in 1926.
Funeral services were conducted at the Christian Church in Halfway Thursday (today) with the Rev. Leonard Gallivan officiating. Interment was in Pine Haven cemetery with Beatty Chapel in charge.
Source: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, February 23, 1956, page 10
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor