Obituaries

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Obituary — Deena Eborn Tucker

By Editor | July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Deena Eborn Tucker, 66, passed away on July 18, 2019, at her home in Fallon, Nevada three months after being diagnosed with cancer. Deena was born August 22, 1952 in Montpelier Idaho to Arthur Worth and Nina Eborn. Deena grew up on a dairy in Paris Idaho, the third of six children. After attending college…

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Obituary — Karen Joyce Wimberly

By Editor | July 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Karen Joyce Wimberly, 72, of Fallon, Nevada, passed away Friday, June 28, 2019 at Northern Nevada Medical Center in Sparks, NV. Karen was born October 3, 1946 in Utah. She is survived by her husband, Homer Sills Wimberly, Jr.; children, Homer Sills Wimberly III, Mary Cauffman, Tim Wimberly, Bill Wimberly, John Wimberly; and numerous grandchildren.…

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Obituary — Bettie Anne Richie

By Editor | July 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bettie Anne Richie, long time Fallon resident, passed away July 8, 2019. Bettie was born May 9, 1936 in Houston, Texas to Lynn and Camille Dequire. Bettie, with her husband, Sam, moved to Fallon in 1999. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister. Bettie is survived by her husband, Sam of Fallon;…

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Obituary — James Lee Chambers

By Editor | July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

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

By Editor | July 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

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

By Editor | June 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

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

By Editor | June 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

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

By Editor | June 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

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)

By Editor | June 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

By Editor | June 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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