Aletha Gray Shannon, 98, a former Baker City resident, died Feb. 19, 2004, at Lake Oswego.
Her body was cremated and she was buried in the Gray family plot at Ashland. At her request, there was no funeral.
There will be a celebration of her life from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. March 27 at 45 Eagle Crest Drive at Lake Oswego.
She was born on March 26, 1905, at Baker City to Charles E. and Pearl Osborn Gray. She was the oldest of their five children.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Neil, Richard and Marshall; and a sister, Geneva.
Survivors include her sister-in-law, Alice Gray of Portland; nephews, Joe Gray of Oregon City and David Gray of Hillsboro; a niece, Cheryl of Troutdale; and cousins, Elaine Wood, Kenneth Sturgill, Gary Hester and Tootie Johnston, all of Baker City, Afton Crocher of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Francis Chaves of Oklahoma City; and many friends.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, March 19, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor