Mehama, OR –
Ollie Runions, 84, passed away Friday, May 18 at home in
Mehama, surrounded by his family. He was born in Uniontown,
Arkansas to John and Minnie Runions.
He married Annabell Schwartz in 1946, they settled in
Turner, OR in 1948. They
later divorced in 1972. Ollie
married Leona Davenport in 1977 and they made their home in Mehama,
worked for Simpsons Lumber in Lyons until they closed in 1965 and
then worked for North Santiam Plywood Lumber in Mill City,
retiring in 1990. He
enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and spending time with his
survived by three children: Dale
(Ginger) Runions of Bend, Joanne
(Bob) Martinez of Turner, and
Annabell Linn (Todd) Rickman of Monmouth. Stepchildren:
Ed (Iva) Davenport of Detroit, Otto Davenport of Mehama and
Lynda (Harley) Hershfelt of Mehama.
Campbell of Turner. 15
grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 1
preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Annabell and
second wife Leona, brothers: Lindsey,
Floyd, Paul and Sidney Gene and sisters: Lucille, Crystal, Marylou,
Alice and Annie Lee.
celebration of life will be held Saturday, June 9, 2012 at 11 a.m.
at Mehama Community Church, Mehama.
Private graveside service to be held at Twin Oaks Cemetery
in Turner. Memorial contributions may
be made to: Odyssey
Hospice, 707 13th St. SE, Suite 280, Salem, OR 97301 or to Mehama
Community Church 11336 Morris St., Mehama, OR 97384. Serving the
family, North Santiam
Funeral Service, Stayton.