Delbert Adrian Scriven

Delbert Adrian Scriven, 89, of Medford, passed away Thursday morning November 18, 2004 at the Providence Hospital in Medford. Services have been held.

— Delbert was born in Fairbury, NE to DeWitt and Grace (Hand) Scriven being their first child. The family then moved to a number of places throughout the Western States, living for a time in the Medford, area.

— He was living in Klamath Falls, OR after his marriage to Hazel Weaver. He joined the U.S. Navy toward the end of World War II and received an honorable discharge soon after the war ended. After his discharge, he completed high school and attended Pacific Bible College. Later he was able to obtain his license as an ordained minister of the Gospel.

— As a minister he started the Roseville, Ca. Nazarene Church, the Terra Bella, Ca. Nazarene Church, ministered at the Samoa, Ca. Nazarene Church and also at the Wesleyan Methodist Church in McKinleyville, CA. He also assisted in the work of the Salvation Army. Later in life he attended the Apostolic Faith Church in Medford with his wife Stella.

While working as a certified lumber grader in the Eureka, CA area, he attended the California State University, Humboldt in Arcata, CA. Here he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree and Teaching Certificate in Social Science and Psychology. This was a long process to obtain but he showed his perseverance in reaching a goal that he was always proud of.

— Delbert enjoyed long talks and visits with family and friends. He also enjoyed travel, music, singing and playing the guitar, as well as church work when called upon.

— Delbert Scriven was married to Stella (Teel) Scriven for 27 years. They were married in Roseville, CA. He and with his wife Stella worked for the U.S. Park Service in Scotty's Castle and Bryce Canyon.

— He was pre-deceased by his father, DeWitt Talmadge Scriven, mother Grace Eudora (Hand) Scriven, brother, Joseph Scriven, and sister June (Scriven) Stanley. He is survived by his wife Stella residing in Medford; sons Delbert D. Scriven of Eureka, CA, Gary A. Scriven of Redding, CA, Vernon D. Scriven of Moses Lake, WA; and daughter Sharon (Scriven) Iwanick of La Center, WA; stepsons Darrell Teel of Medford, Don Teel of Coquille, OR; and a step-daughter Debbie Belleque of Myrtle Point, OR; sisters Florence (Scriven) Wood of Montana, Bonnie (Scriven) Bob of Naselle, WA; and brothers, Maj. Edward Scriven of Ogden, UT, Ben Scriven of Myrtle Creek, OR and Tom Scriven of Prospect, OR; 11 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

Kathryn Ann Collins

Kathryn Ann Collins died November 19, 2004, in Turner, Oregon.

— She was born Aug. 25, 1933, in Pendleton, OR, to William and Maurine Moyle. She married Gola "Pete" Collins Sept. 10, 1953, in Pendleton; they were married 45 years at the time of his death in 1999.

— She worked as a telephone operator, customer service rep. at Harry and David, receptionist for H&R Block, and at the Bingo Hall in White City.

— Mrs. Collins enjoyed reading, puzzle books, crocheting, genealogy, and her cat, Sam.

— She is survived by daughter, Donna Barnes of Turner; sons, Tom Collins of Van Buren, AR, Tracy Collins of White City, Dean and Dane Collins of Medford, David Collins of Hanscom AFB, MA; sisters, Mary Meredith of Salem, and Helen Hunchak of Pendleton; a brother Mike Ferguson of Pendleton; and seven grandchildren.

— A celebration of her life will be held at the Rogue Valley Fellowship Hubb at Third and Front St., Medford at 2 p.m. Sat., Nov. 27, 2004.

— In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Samaritan Evergreen Hospice, 1046 Sixth Ave. SW, Albany, OR 97321, or the charity of one's choice.

Robert &


39; L. Hill, Sr.

1923- 2004 Robert "Bob" L. Hill, Sr. was born of Feb. 16, 1923 to Walter S. Hill and Melda (Rightenaur) Hill.

— He was born in Rock Island, IL and attended school there. Upon graduation he enlisted in the Army Air Corps. He married Marjorie (Marj) Dunn in 1944. He went over to England with the 8th Air Force and spent the last months of the war in a German P.O.W. camp.

— He and Marj were parents of five children, Dannie Moore of Westminster, CO, Robert Hill, Jr. of Amarillo, TX, Fletcher Hill of La Veta, CO; James Hill of Denver, CO, and Megan Hill of Golden, CO.

— Bob spent his working years in photography, technical illustration, and aerospace computer engineering. His hobbies were gemology (certified Gemologist), lapidary, oil and water color, and an avid history buff. He served as curator of the Crater Rock Musem for eleven years.

— Besides his family, Mr. Hill is survived by five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Richard Hill of Rock Island, IL; and a sister, Janice Dierolf of Sherrard, IL.

— A private family gathering has been held. A memorial will take place at a later date.

— Arrangements: Abbey Funeral, Medford.

Jeffrey Mitchell

Jeffrey Mitchell, 54, of Medford, died Sunday (Nov. 21, 2004) at his home. Arrangements; Conger-Morris Funeral Directors, Medford.

Leonard T. Womack

Leonard T. Womack, 78, recently of Central Point, died Sunday (Nov. 21, 2004) at Rogue Valley Medical Center. Arrangements; Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives.

Maria Ruiz

Maria Ruiz, 37, of Medford, died Sunday (Nov. 21, 2004) at Rogue Valley Medical Center. Arrangements; Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives.

Thomas Monroe Denney

Thomas Monroe Denney, 63, of Ashland, died Wednesday (Nov. 22, 2004) at Rogue Valley Medical Center. Arrangements; Abbey Funeral, Medford.

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