Flora, Wallowa County, Oregon
Mrs. Blanche Botts of Flora passed away June 20 at Pendleton. Edna Blanche, daughter of Andrew and Francis Forbes was born October 3, 1899 at Flora, and passed away June 20 after many years of illness.
On February 14, 1919 she was united in marriage to Earl Botts, and they continued to make their home at Flora.
She is survived by her faithful husband, and two sons, Orville A., who is in the army, stationed at Orlando, Florida, Airbase, and Melvin F. at home, and by her father Andy Forbes of Flora. Three sisters also survive, Mrs. Esther Lampkins of Wallowa, Oregon, Mrs Beulah Berner and Mrs. Myrtle Wulff both of Flora. Her mother preceded her in death 6 years ago. She was on a cheerful disposition and bore the many long years of suffering bravely, and her huband did everything possible for her comfort and happiness.
The funeral services were conducted at Flora by Rev. Ruth Green and burial was in the Flora cemetery.
Contributed by: Julie (Jennings) Botts