Leona May Morse
Leona May Morse, 97, passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2010, in Jacksonville, Ore. She was born on September 21, 1913, in Macon County, Mo.
Leona and her husband, Merville, were members of the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, of Central Point, Ore. They also spent their retirement years in Mesa, Ariz. She enjoyed crocheting, bowling, square dancing, and bingo.
Leona is survived by her daughter, Zadee J. Burk; stepdaughters, Grace Morse Singler and her family, and Marlene Morse St. Claire and her family; grandchildren, Lisa Hislebeard, Randy Burk, Raymond Burk, Connie Dysart, Pamela Payton, Billy S. Burk Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy. She was preceded in death by husbands, James W. Burk and Merville E. Morse; and sons, Harry L. Leroy and Bill W. Burk.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 22, 2011, at 1:00 p.m., at Agua Viva Christian Fellowship, 2005 Commerce Dr., 541-734-9346. Pastor Luis Jaureque will be officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Providence Hospice.