Mrs. Clara Perkins Resident of Eagle Valley 40 Years
Mrs. Clara Perkins, pioneer resident of Newbridge, died at her home this morning at 8 o’clock.
Mrs. Perkins was born in Erie, Pennsylvania March 13, 1848. She had lived in Newbridge for the last 40 years. Her husband, Albert Perkins, died in Newbridge in 1922. She was a member of the Church of God in Newbridge.
The deceased is survived by five daughters, Mrs. John Simmons of Enterprise, Mrs. George Rivers of Phoenix, Arizona, Mrs. Ethel A. Perkins of Portland, Mrs. Otis Simonis of Newbridge and Mrs. Lloyd Coble of Newbridge; two sons, Fred R. Perkins of Newbridge and A.J. Perkins of Boise; 19 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, and five great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday in the Church of God in Newbridge under the direction of West and company. Interment will be in the Richland cemetery.
Source: Baker Democrat Herald, Baker City, Oregon, December 4, 1931, page 1.
Contributed by: Sue Wells