Baker City, Oregon
Ava Marie Fullerton, 70, of Baker City died April 11, 2002, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Boise of lung cancer.
At her request, her body was cremated. There will be a memorial service April 27 to celebrate her life. The time and place will be announced later. The family asks that no flowers be given.
Ava was born on Dec. 29, 1931, at her home in Lamar, Colo., to Chester and Olive Hopkins. The family moved to Idaho when Ava was young.
She attended grade school at Houston, Idaho, and Notus, Idaho, and attended high school at Caldwell, Idaho.
Ava married John Nysingh at Caldwell and they had one daughter, Mayree.
Ava later married Earl Cantrell of Cascade, Idaho. Ava, Earl and Mayree lived at Smiths Ferry, Idaho, and at Cascade, Idaho, for several years.
Ava worked at Cascade, Banks and for Alan Fackrell at Clear Creek. She also worked in Emmett and Salmon, Idaho.
Ava married Jim Fullerton in the late 1960s. They lived at Nyssa, Bellingham, Wash., and Klamath Falls. She lived at Payette, Idaho, and worked in Ontario before moving to Baker City.
Survivors include a brother, Orange Hopkins of Winnemucca, Nev.; a sister-in-law, Eila Lewis of Baker City; and numerous nieces and nephews living in Oregon, Idaho, Washington, California, Utah, Nevada, Oklahoma and Florida.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 19, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor