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Ortha Jean Turner Brown
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Birth: May 19, 1934
Le Flore County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jan. 31, 2009
Coos Bay
Coos County
Oregon, USA

Funeral services were held for Ortha Jean Brown, 74, of Reedsport. Interment was at Reedsport Masonic Cemetery.

Ortha was born May 19, 1934, in Summerfield, Okla., to Russel Leo and Margie Dane (Calhoun) Turner. She died Jan. 31, 2009, in Coos Bay.

Ortha was a 24-year resident of Reedsport. She lived in Oklahoma until she was 8 years old, then her parents moved to Washington state. She was a Junior Olympic Swimmer in junior high school and was voted the most athletic girl in her class her senior year. She also received many rewards for her writing penmanship skills. Ortha had many talents including oil painting, cake decorating and singing.

Ortha is survived by her two daughters, Bonnie Baldwin of Reedsport and Wanda Nielsen and husband, Gary of Winston; sons, Joe and wife, Marion Badgley of Metaline Falls, Wash., and George and wife, Lynn Badgley of Bovard, Pa.; 17 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; four sisters; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert Brown; son, Gary Alvarez; and grandson, Douglas Baldwin.

~ Dunes Memorial Chapel, 271-2822.
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  Delbert James Brown (1928 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Reedsport Masonic Cemetery
Douglas County
Oregon, USA
Created by: CemeterySam
Record added: Feb 08, 2013
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Ortha Jean <i>Turner</i> Brown
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Ortha Jean <i>Turner</i> Brown
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