Archive - Obituary
October 21st, 2011
Bill Charles Sweat
Bill Sweat, 81, passed away Oct. 6, 2011 with his wife of 46 years, Margo, at his side in Medford, Ore. Bill was born to Laura Mae and Jasper Newton Sweat on Jan. 9, 1930 in Hartshorn, Okla. Bill moved with his family to Shafter in 1939. After three years the family moved to Lone Pine. At an early age Bill started repairing cars. In 1949 he married Caroline Hancock. From that marriage came three children, Susan, Bill and Shari.
Ardis A. Whitaker
Ardis A. Whitaker, 83, passed away Oct. 13, 2011 in Carson City. Ardis was born Jan. 16, 1928 in Longview, Wash. to Harry and Susan Cameron. She has been residing in Fallon, Nev. since 2009, moving there from Bishop.
Rosemary Elizabeth Bruce
Per her request, there will be no services held.
David Eric Richards
Born Oct. 6, 1964, David Eric Richards, 47, passed away Oct. 11, 2011 in Reno.
David was a resident of Big Pine for 29 years.
Dave was a very caring, loving father, brother, uncle and friend to many. He was a hardworking man who cared for his family and loved ones. He enjoyed spending quality time with his two daughters, being outdoors, maintaining his yard, cooking and relaxing on his porch listening to music.
David has touched many hearts and will be greatly missed.
Mary Dorothy Daughtry-Payne
Mary Daughtry-Payne, better known as Dottie, passed away peacefully at her home, on the evening of Oct. 7, 2011. She will be remembered for her warm heart and kind smile by all who knew her. Dottie was born April 11, 1930 in Mobile, Ala. to Nicholas and Regina Desmond. She was one of eight children and shared special bonds with all her siblings.
William George Greenlee
William George Greenlee, 76, died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 in Medford, Ore.
Born in Los Angeles in 1934, Bill moved to Bishop with his mother, Elizabeth, his daddy, William and sister, Georgia in 1949.
Richard Kenneth Nelson
Richard Kenneth Nelson, age 74, born in Lone Pine on June 15, 1937, died Oct. 2, 2011 in Spokane, Wash.
Richard was raised in Big Pine and resided in Bishop until the early 1970s, when he moved his family to Seeley Lake, Mont. Richard served in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Berlin Crisis. He loved the outdoors.
Daniel Lee Bostrom
Eldest child and only son to Al and Myrtle “Bink” Bostrom, born May 26, 1934, Daniel Lee Bostrom passed away at his home in Hillsboro, Ore, Sept. 22, 2011.
He is survived by his sister, Linda Marks and her husband Jim; Shawn Bostrom and her son, Jason; daughter, Cheri, her daughter, Heather and grandson, Bill; daughters, Tammy and Heidi and their children; daughter, Nicole and her boys, Dylan and Kevin; daughters, Danielle and Kimberly, and many cousins.
Bill Poole was born in San Gabriel on March 1, 1952, spent his childhood in Arcadia, and passed away peacefully on Oct. 1, 2011 at home in Woodbridge.
Howard Fred Little
Howard Fred Little, age 76, resident of Bishop for 54 years, born in Los Angeles on Nov. 11, 1934, died Oct. 2, 2011 at Carson City, Nev.