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MARY K. (MILLER) BARIGAR

Mary K. (Miller) Barigar, 94, of Selah died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004, at Selah Convalescent Center.

She was born July 4, 1910 and lived in Denver, Colo., where she met and married Leonard C. Miller. They settled in Sunnyside with their four children, where they raised cattle. She moved to Yakima, where she worked for George Joseph Warehouse for a number of years. She later met and married Ben Barigar and made her home in Moses Lake. They later moved to Yakima.

She is survived by her son, Ron (Lefty) Miller and wife, Ara; and daughter-in-law, Babe Miller; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by both of her husbands, Leonard C. Miller and Ben Barigar; her daughter, Norma Lee Holms; two sons, Larry and Don Miller; and one grandson, Kerry Miller.

Viewing and visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, from 10 to 7 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside. Graveside services will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at 11 a.m. at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, Sunnyside, under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside.

ADA SARGENT

Ada “June” Sargent 84, of Prosser died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004, at her home. She was born June 15, 1920 in Fort Laramie, S.D. to John D. and Della M. (Leach) Meyers. She was an achiever in her school duties receiving her education in Nordom, S.D. On July 31, 1938 she married Ray Clyde Sargent in Warden, Neb. and together they made their home in Sunnyside. In 1940 they together worked at the Portland shipyards and the Umatilla Depot.

She is survived by her daughters, Alice Mack and husband, Clyde, of Yakima, and Connie White and husband, Izaak, of Prosser; one son, Max Sargent and wife, Joyce, of Prosser; 11 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 12 great- great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters, Verda Moore of Tucson, Ariz. and Erma Cockran of Kennewick; and two brothers, David Meyers of Stanfield, Ore. and Mike Meyers of Winner, S.D.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ray Clyde Sargent, three brothers; and two sisters.

Viewing and visitation will be held, Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004, from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside. Graveside services will be held Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at 11 p.m. at Terrace Heights Memorial Park, Yakima, under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.

CYNTHIA ELIZABETH LUTHER

Cynthia Elizabeth Luther, 85, of Outlook, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004, at her home in Outlook, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born June 7, 1919 to John Thomas and Estella Rachel (Keller) Fletcher in Cedar County, Mo., the seventh of 12 children. Elizabeth was raised in a very loving family environment during the Great Depression. She attended the Baptist Church. Elizabeth went to grade school in West Union, Mo. in the same schoolhouse her mother had once attended. She graduated from the eighth grade with honors from the Snyder School in 1933 and later attended Stoney Point School, where she met Leo Edward Luther. They were married on Sept. 27, 1940 in Missouri, where their four sons were born. In 1946 they moved to Outlook and three daughters and one son were added to their family. Elizabeth made her home in Outlook until the time of her death.

She was a member of the Granger Assembly of God Church for 57 years.

She enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening and reading.

She is survived by six children, Alan Luther and wife, Barbara, of Yakima, Gerald Luther and wife, Gloria, of Bickleton. Rev. David Daniel Luther and wife, Fatima, of Wasilla, Alaska, Jeanetta Knopp of Yakima, Susan Lockbeam and husband, Arnold, of Selah and Kevin Luther of Outlook;

daughter-in-law, Judith Luther; 31 grandchildren; 74 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two brothers, Clarence Fletcher and Clyde Fletcher; two sisters, Georgia and Laura, all of Missouri; and special friend, Elaine Getsinger.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Maris Jane Luther, in 1957; one son, Loren Luther, in 2002; five brothers, Willis, Lewis, Alfred, Sigal and Euell; and two sisters, Velma and Lucille.

Viewing and visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, from 9 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 2 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside, with burial to follow at Outlook Cemetery, Outlook. Those wishing to honor Mrs. Luther’s memory may contribute to the Granger Assembly of God Church. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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