Ella Green Shaw, 88, was born Feb. 23, 1877 at Molalla, and died at the Blue Mountain Hospital in John Day on October 12.
She moved to Long Creek with her family when a young girl, and spent the remainder of her life there.
On Jan. 1, 1895 she married Roscoe Shaw. The had one daughter and three sons. A daughter, Secil, a son, Sydney, and her husband preceeded her in death.
She was a lone survivor of a large family-seven brothers and four sisters, also a number of half brothers and sisters.
She was the last remaining charter member of the local Seventh Day Adventist church which, was organized in 1896.
She became a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in 1912.
Survivors include two sons, Gilman and Gerald, both of Long Creek, six grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and one great, great grandson.
Grant County Blue Mountain Blue Eagle Thursday, November 4, 1965, p. 8, col. 1
Contributed by: T. D. Williams