Shropshire, Carrie Mae Gatson Mrs. – Obituary

Carrie Mae Gatson Shropshire, 78, a former Baker City resident, died Nov. 27, 2002, at Tualatin.

Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Finley-Sunset Hills Mortuary in Portland. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Mrs. Shropshire was born on Oct. 14, 1924, at Claremore, Okla. She married Ben Shropshire in 1983. He died on July 17, 1998.

She was a devoted wife and mother, Brownie Girl Scout leader and an active member of the Beaverton Church of Christ.

She had been a Portland-area resident for the past nine years and had previously lived at Baker City and John Day. She loved cooking, fishing and being a grandmother.

Survivors include three daughters, Sharron Black, Paula Turner and Caron Thomas; two sons, James H. Shropshire and Ben M. Shropshire; a sister, Dorothy Davis; a brother, Charles “Hershel” Patton; 11 grandchildren and six stepgrandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and one stepgreat-grandchild; and three stepgreat-great-grandchildren.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, December 6, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


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

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