Baker City, Oregon
Margie V. Crowell, 79, of Baker City, died May 7, 2002, at St. Elizabeth Care Center.
Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Gray’s West & Co., 1500 Dewey Ave. Pastor Lura Kidner-Miesen of the Baker City United Methodist Church will officiate. There will be a reception afterward at the senior center, 2810 Cedar St.
Margie was born on Jan. 18, 1923, to Richard and Huldah Boyer. She was the granddaughter of Thomas and Marietta Dunn Boyer, a pioneer Hereford family who migrated to Oregon by wagon train in 1864.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, David Pierce in 1989; a daughter, Cheryl Dunnington in 1994; her parents; five sisters and a brother; and her second husband, Herbert Crowell, who died on April 27, 2002.
Survivors include her three sons, Keith Pierce of Tillamook, Clifton Pierce of California and Wayne Pierce of Albany; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ethel Graven of Baker City and Pearl Coombs of John Day; a sister-in-law, Effie Turner of Baker City; four stepgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Fund, the American Heart Association or the Diabetes Association of Oregon through Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 10, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor