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Eugene 'Gene' E. Chase

Eugene "Gene" E. — Chase passed away at Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, — on Thursday, September 2, 2004, from complications following heart transplant — surgery. He was 69.

He is survived by Jean, his loving — wife of 28 years; daughter, Kimberly O&

39;Mahoney of Dover NH; sons, — Eugene "Geno" A. Chase of San Diego, CA; Derek E., Chase and Christian — Jl. Chase, of Novato, CA; six grandchildren and four sisters. He was preceded — in death by his parents and two brothers.

Gene was born December 26, 1934 in — Randolph, Vermont to Mary (Downing) and Raymond E. Chase, the oldest of — seven children. He was raised on the family farm until graduation from — high school.

He served — years in the U. S. Army — during the Korean conflict as a member of the Army Corps of Engineers — attaining the rank of Sergeant with final service at the Presidio in San — Francisco. Upon discharge in 1955, he began a 37-year career in the printing — industry in San Francisco while attending night school at San Francisco — State University.

He worked for Schmidt Lithograph — for 8 years, Pacific Lithograph for 26 years where, as one of its first — employees, he helped the company grow from a tiny printer to the largest — commercial printing company in Northern California, retiring from there — in 1989 as Executive Vice President. He worked — more years at Advanced — Lithograph before moving to Southern Oregon in 1993. There, he and his — wife, Jean, owned and operated two used bookstores, Jacksonville Books, — in Jacksonville, OR, and later, Shakespeare & Company Books in Ashland, — OR for a total of 9 years. He last resided in Medford, OR.

A private memorial gathering will — be held in California and interment is planned for the spring of 2005 — at the Vermont Veterans&

39; Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center, VT — that is adjacent to the old family farm now held in the National Land — Trust.

Contributions in Gene&

39;s memory — may be made to the American Heart Association, Southern Oregon at 10 Crater — Lake Ave., Medford OR 97504.

Mary Louise Mayberry

Mary Louise Mayberry, 84, — died September 5, 2004. She was born in Mesa Arizona on October 13, 1919. — She was the fourth child and third daughter of Charles Edward and Pearl — (MacKenzie) Roberson. The family moved to Oregon, eventually settling — in Ashland. The Roberson children eventually came to number 10, with nine — living to adulthood.

While in grade school, Mary began — playing violin and exhibited a truly remarkable talent. As a teenager, — she was asked to play in the Orchestra for the first Oregon Shakespearean — Festival.

She graduated from Ashland High School — and on June 29, 1937 she married Howard H. Mayberry, who died in 1983. — In 1946 Mary and Howard moved to Portland; they later moved to Eugene — in 1958 where Howard was chief dispatcher for the S. P. Railroad until — his retirement. In 1959 Mary attended business school and subsequently — went to work for Farmer&

39;s Insurance, where she remained until her — retirement. She was an active member of Westminster Presbyterian Church — of Eugene for more than 40-yrs.

Mary is survived by her daughter — and son-in-law, Sandra and Martin Croney, of Bend, son Howard Lynn and — son and daughter-in-law, Duane and Carrolle, all of Springfield, six grandchildren — and nine great grandchildren.

Also surviving are her sister and — brother-in-law, Venita and Tom Frey, brother and sister-in-law, Winfield — and Pat Roberson, sister-in-law Wanda Davis, brothers-in-law Joe Burdic — and Bill Burdic, as well as numerous nephews and nieces.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, — September 11th at 11:00 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 777 Coburg — Rd, Eugene, OR 97401. Remembrances may be sent to the youth ministry at — Westminster Presbyterian Church, at the above address.

Major Family Funeral Home, of Springfield, — will be handling the arrangements.

Ned W. Barraclough

Private family services will be held — for Ned William Barraclough, 79, of Ashland, who died Tuesday, September — 7, 2004 at the Ashland Community Hospital.

He was born September 8, 1924 at — Beaver, Utah the son of Nancy and Ambrose Barraclough. He moved as a child — to Ashland where he graduated from Ashland High School.

During World War II he served in — the United States Army.

On at Medford, — He married the former Shirley Mae Harden who preceded him in death. He — worked in the construction trade and owned Barraclough Construction for — many years. He retired in 1994. Mr. Barraclough was also a representative — for Lodge Logs.

He was an avid outdoorsman and loved — to read.

Surviving are: two sons, Terry Barraclough — of San Diego, CA and Randy Barraclough of Ashland; one brother Nile G. — Barraclough of Santa Clara, CA; and two grandchildren, Lindsey and Riley — Barraclough of Ashland.

Memorial contributions may be made — to the Meals on Wheels Inc., 110 East Main Street, Ashland, Oregon 97520. —

Funeral arrangements under the direction — of the Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland.