La Grande, Oregon
Mamie A. Carland Jones, 107, of Pendleton and formerly of La Grande, died Jan. 14 at the Juniper House in Pendleton. A celebration of life will be held at the Pendleton Senior Center at a later date.
Mamie was born on Aug. 28, 1900, in Broken Bow, Neb. She married LaVelle T. Jones on Dec. 22, 1920. They moved to Laramie, Wyo., where Mamie gave birth to a daughter, Gere, in 1924.
The couple moved to La Grande in 1932. They also lived in Union. She worked for First National Bank from 1942 to 1965. After she retired from family business in 1992, she moved to Pendleton.
Mamie loved to sew and garden and liked animals. She loved dancing at senior centers.
She is survived by her daughter, Gere Zacharias of Pendleton; and granddaughter, Kaye Killgore of Portland.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to any hospice or the Pendleton Senior Center.
La Grande Observer – Obituaries For The Week Ending January 19, 2008 – Published Jan. 17, 2008