Mary I. Bedwell, 101, of Ashfork, Alaska and a former Sunnyside resident, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009.

She was born Feb. 2, 1908 in Sprague to John and Emma Moore.

She and her husband owned and operated Bedwell's Grocery Store in Sunnyside.

She is survived by her two daughters, Shirley Newll of Ketchikan, Alaska and Maxine Boling of Ashfork, Ariz.; one brother, Ben Moore of Prosser; two sisters, Edith Garrison of Ketchikan, and Elizabeth Kite of Beaverton, Ore.; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Friday, April 17, 2009, at 1 p.m. at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens in Sunnyside.


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