Death Notices



Maria C. “Cupa” DeValle (Trevino), 75, of Prosser died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born April 9, 1929 in Bryan, Texas to Marcelino and Christina Ramirez. She received her early education in Edinburg, Texas. On Jan. 21, 1945 she married Lorenzo Trevino. The family migrated to Washington state early in 1946 from Texas, then made the move permanent in 1948, at which time they made their home in Mabton. Later, they moved to Grandview and eventually to Prosser in 1967, where she lived until her death.

On Oct. 29, 1980 she married Jose DeValle. She worked at Holtzinger Fruit in 1972 and Prosser Pac in 1977. She retired in 1992.

She is survived by her husband of 24 years, Jose DeValle; four sons, Joe Trevino (Billie), and Lorenzo Trevino Jr., all of Yakima, Albert Trevino (Tammy) of Salem, Ore. and Carlos Trevino (Estella) of Prosser; five daughters, Ayda (Zeferino) Rodriguez of Prosser, Juanita (Jesse) Sanchez of Salem, Ore., Irene Chapman of Yakima, Rosie (Jesse) Rumsey, and Dolores (Bill) Childers, all of Prosser;

25 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren; one brother; and two sisters. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Lorenzo Trevino; several brothers and sisters; a grandson; and a great- granddaughter.

Viewing and visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a Rosary to be recited at 6:30 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Grandview. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Prosser, with burial to follow at Grandview Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home, Grandview is in charge of arrangements. Those wishing to honor her memory may contribute to the Lower Valley Hospice.


Henrietta McClure, 99, a long-time Grandview resident, died Wednesday, Feb.16, 2005, at Hillcrest Manor, Sunnyside.

She was born Feb. 27, 1905 in Ozone, Ark. to Henry and Etta (Russell) Smith. In 1930 she married Clarence Raymond McClure in Wiser, Idaho. In 1946 they made Grandview their home. She taught school in Grandview for 33 years. Her husband, Clarence Raymond McClure died July 2, 1966.

She is survived by her two sons, Douglas Clarence McClure and wife, Marie and Robert McClure and wife, Wanda; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Clarence.

At her request there will be no formal funeral services. Smith Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


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