Edna Marie Garretson Stout © Cheyenne Star Submitted by: Wanda Purcell
Edna Marie Garretson Stout, passed away January 13, 1991 in Lincoln City Nursing Home, in Lincoln City, Oregon, after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be Thursday, January 17, 1991 at 12:00 p.m. at Willamett National Cemetery in a private memorial service and burial at 2:00 p.m. at Willamettt National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon.
Marie was born January 24, 1920 at Eakly, Oklahoma, the daughter of Francis Marion and Samantha Janie Cherry Garretson.
She was a Bible Scholar and Bible Lecturer of the Baptist Church. For many years she has attended the Bible Conference in Canada.
Her first school was the little one room school Elm Grove, west of Eakly. She also attended Caddo Valley and Highpoint one room schools.
Then with her parents she moved to Durham, Oklahoma and attended school there and later attended Rankin and graudated from Reydon High in 1938 as Salutatorian of her class.
On March 10, 1940 in Cheyenne, Oklahoma, she and Frank Stout of the Crawford community were married.
They lived and farmed in the Crawford area until her husband was called into the Navy in World War II. After his discharge, Marie met him in Seattle, Washington and they settled in Portland, Oregon for many years then moving to Lincoln City, Oregon where they owned and operated a Motel until their retirement, then moving to Otis, Oregon.
They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary March 1990.
She is survived by two sons and one daughter, Dennis Stout of Redmond, Oregon; Leslie Stout of Portland, Oregon; and her daughter, Leta Jo Stout Burnham of Otis, Oregon; five sisters, Lillie Anthony of Tulare, California; Lena Owens of Hereford, Texas; Bettie Garretson of Greenville, South Carolina; Wilma Hedrick and Gladys Stone of Elk City, Oklahoma; two brothers, Harlan Garretson of Napa, California; and Dwight Garretson of Vienna, Virginia; a sister-in-law, Madelyn Lutz of Elk City; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and many cousins, nephews, nieces and friends.
She was preceded by her parents and one sister, Velva Stone.
Pacific View Funeral Home was in charge.
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