Maxwell, Charles Dewey – Obituary

Dewey Maxwell Dies; Funeral To Be Friday Hunting Accident Fatal To Mt. Carmel Farmer

Haines-The community is this week morning the loss of one of its citizens, Charles Dewey Maxwell, Mt. Carmel farmer, who passed away early Sunday morning in St. Elizabeth’s hospital. Mr. Maxwell received a gunshot wound in the right arm October 24 while hunting on Antelope Mountain.

Charles Dewey Maxwell was born in Haines, June 1, 1898. He attended grade and high school at Muddy Creek where his parents operated a farm. He also attended Linfield college and received his diploma. He had been engaged in farming for the past four years in the Mt. Carmel district.

The deceased is survived by his widow, Frances; three children, Betty Jane, Joan, and Allan; his mother, Mrs. Nancy A. Maxwell of Haines; four sisters, Mrs. C.K. Fisher, Mrs. Myrtle Jackson, Mrs. Raymond Ward of Haines, and Mrs. C. W. Bishop of Los Angeles; and five brothers, John E., Omer and Glen of Haines, J. Wallace of Baker, and William J. of McMinnville. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Friday in the Haines Baptist church at 1:30 with Rev. F. R. Daehler of Baker, officiating. Interment will be in the Haines cemetery.

Source: The Record Courier, Baker City, Oregon, November 5, 1936, page 1
Contributed by: Belva Ticknor



White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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