Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon
Last Rites Held For Mrs. George Hearing
Graveside services were conducted at Lostine Friday by Rev. O.W. Jones of the Wallowa Christian church for Mrs. George Hearing who passed away at La Grande on March 3. Burial was in the Lostine cemetery beside her husband.
Ila L. Henderson was born June 13, 1878. She crossed the plains in 1887 and spent most of her life in Wallowa County.
She was married Dec. 23, 1897, to George O. Hearing and to this union were borne one son, Gerald of Wallowa, and two daughters, Mrs. Violet Allen of Wallowa and Mrs. Icel Gawith of Mt. Vernon.
Besides her children she leaves two brothers, Earnest Henderson of Joseph and Robert of Maxville, and Mrs. Nettie Scott of Wallowa; also five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Source: Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, March 11, 1948
Contributed by: Sue Wells
Transcribed by Gary Jaensch