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Local funerals and visitations

The Observer publishes obituaries that conform to its obituary policy at no cost. Obituaries must be under 400 words and are edited for newspaper style. Paid advertising space is also available for those who want additional information included. For more information, call The Observer at 541-963-3161.

Joetta A. Smith

La Grande

Joetta A. Smith, 69, of La Grande, died Sept. 3. A Rosary will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Sept. 22, also at Our Lady of the Valley. Arrangements are under the direction of Loveland Funeral Chapel & Crematory.

B. Colleen Eveson

La Grande

B. Colleen Eveson, 85, of La Grande, died Sept. 5 at a local care facility. A viewing will be held at 9 a.m. Sept. 23, followed by a funeral at 10 a.m., at the La Grande Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Stake Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Loveland Funeral Chapel & Crematory.

Jeanette V. Jones

Formerly of La Grande

Jeanette V. Jones, 85, of Richland, Washington, and formerly of La Grande, died Sept. 2. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 30 at Loveland Funeral Chapel & Crematory.

Richard Barnes

Elgin

Richard Barnes, 70, of Elgin, died Sept. 9 at home. An obituary will be published at a later date. Loveland Funeral Chapel & Crematory will be handling the arrangements.

William ‘Bill’ L. Bailey

La Grande and formerly of Joseph

William ‘Bill’ L. Bailey, 101, formerly of Joseph, died Sept. 2 at Angeline Senior Living in La Grande. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 19 at the Joseph Methodist Church, followed by a luncheon in the fellowship hall next door to the church. Arrangements are entrusted to Bollman Funeral Home.

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