Obituaries

Obituary — James Lee Chambers

James Lee Chambers passed away at his residence in Fallon on July 4, 2019 after a long battle with ALS. Jim was born June 30, 1962 in Denver, Colorado to Charles and Barbara Sherman. He has lived in Fallon for 28 years. He had worked at Fallon Naval Air Station as a aviation technician. He…

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Obituary — Elizabeth “Betty” Sherwood Owen

Elizabeth “Betty” Sherwood Owen, age 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Fallon, NV on July 1, 2019. She was born to Bernard James and Golden Evelyn Sherwood on May 10, 1932. She grew up in Missouri with her sister Shirley “Holly” and their family moved to southern California in the early 40’s, where…

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Obituary — Sydney Lynn Bates

Sydney Lynn Bates passed away peacefully at age 70 on June 9th 2019.  She was surrounded by her daughters, grandchildren and family during her last few weeks.  She was a devoted wife, loving mom and a caring grandmother.  She was born in Los Angeles, CA and moved to Fallon, NV in 1990.  She lived there…

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Obituary — Amy Lynn Leegard

Long time Fallon resident, Amy Lynn Leegard, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday morning, June 25, 2019, after a short battle with cancer. Born August 9, 1970 in California to Jesse and Waverly Epperson, Amy was a wife and a mother first and foremost in her life. Her husband Bob, worked heavy equipment and Amy, with their…

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Obituary — Gerald “Jerry” Lunceford Ivey

Gerald “Jerry” Ivey passed away peacefully on June 16, 2019 after a 4-year battle with Alzheimer’s. He was born in Haskell, Texas on August 31, 1935. He moved with his family to Long Beach, California at the age of seven. After high school, he served in the Army for wo years and later relocated to…

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Obituary – William Michael Silva (Bill)

William Michael Silva (Bill) passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the age of 63. His wife, her family and his brother were by his side. Bill was born in Torrance, California on March 17, 1956 , to Anthony Silva and Lois Mae Jordan. His family moved from  Southern California to Fallon where…

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Obituary — James Monroe Champie, Jr.

Please join the family of Jim Champie for a celebration of his life on Saturday, June 22nd at 11:00 a.m. at the Austin Park in Austin, Nevada. Please bring your memories and stories to tell. Originally published in The Fallon Post on January 22nd — James Monroe Champie Jr., 81, passed away peacefully in Elko,…

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Bernice Darleen Stringer

Darleen was born July 22, 1922, in Oxford, Iowa, to Alice and Dewey Warthman, and passed away peacefully, on June 4, 2019. As a young woman she attended Coe College and Northwestern University. Darleen began playing the piano at four years of age. She played with the Chicago Women’s Philharmonic and later played pipe organ…

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Obituary — John George Hughes

John George Hughes of Fallon, Nevada died of COPD and other health issues May 29, 2019 at Nathan Alden Hospice in Las Vegas, Nevada. John was born July 15, 1944 in Fullerton, California to Joseph McClay and Adelaide DelRisa Hughes. He grew up in the southern California cities of Fullerton, Compton, Santa Monica and Venice…

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Obituary — Louie Guazzini

Life long Fallon resident Louie Guazzini  passed away at Renown Medical Center, unexpectedly, on Friday, June 7, 2019. His family was by his side. Louie was born November 17, 1930 to Loui and Marie (Testolin) Guazzini.He went through Churchill County schools, Harmon school and Churchill High School, graduating in 1949. Louie married his high school…

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