Home Obituaries OBITUARIES: Friday, May 9
OBITUARIES: Friday, May 9
Samantha May Danel
Samantha May Danel, 69, of Summerville, died May 2 at her residence. No services are planned at this time.
Samantha was born June 23, 1944, in Tulsa, Okla., to Charles and Myrtle (Powell) Danel. She was raised in Oklahoma and graduated from senior high school in Tulsa.
Samantha was an owner of a restaurant. She enjoyed cooking and working with customers.
Golf was Samantha’s favorite activity. She won several golfing awards. In elementary school, she received an award for not having a single absent day. She enjoyed reading and loved her country music, especially Conway Twitty. She loved to sit in the sun and enjoy a cocktail.
She was a member of the country club and the Elks Lodge.
Samantha is survived by her sons, Harold Lee Ray Jr. of Tulsa and Anthony “Tony” Jo Ray and his friend, Dawn, of Puyallup, Washington; brothers, Chuck Danel, Kenneth Danel, Lonni Danel and Roy Danel; sisters, Matty Danel and Norma Danel; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.lovelandfuneralchapel.com.
Gary Lee Bridgman
Formerly of Elgin
Gary Lee Bridgman, of The Dalles and formerly of Elgin, died May 1.
A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. May 17 at Calvary Baptist Church, 3350 Columbia View Drive, The Dalles.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to woundedwarriorsproject.org or samaritanspurse.org.