|Birth: ||May 13, 1898|
Des Moines County
|Death: ||Aug. 14, 1982|
7th of 8 children of GEORGE WASHINGTON CALLAWAY & MARY JANE ALLEN
Married: Jan 19, 1927, ORA AGNES BURRIS, Baker, Baker Co. OR
1. Ralph Eugene CALLOWAY
1928 - 2000
2. Dorothy May CALLOWAY
1930 - 2008
3. Roberta Lavelle CALLOWAY
4. Fern Elaine CALLOWAY
1936 - 1992
5. Robert Charles CALLOWAY
6. Shirley Lorraine CALLOWAY
7. Ronald Duane CALLOWAY
1951 - 1971
Note: It appears the children have taken the spelling of CALLOWAY
Aug 16, 1982, Baker Democrat Herald, Baker City, OR:
CALLOWAY, ROY D. - Keating, Baker County, Oregon
Roy D. Callaway, 84, Keating Star Route, an employee of the Oregon Lumber Co. in Baker for more than four decades, died Saturday, August 14, 1982, at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital.
His funeral will be at 2 pm Wednesday at Grays West & Co. Pioneer Chapel. The Rev. Ralph Holcomb of the First Christian Church will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Mr. Calloway was born May 13, 1898 in Muscatine, Iowa, the son of George and Mary Jane Allen Callaway. He moved as a young man to Baker County, where he and his family homesteaded in the Elk Creek area He later went to work at the Oregon Lumber Company, where he was employed for 43 years. He had been retired for many years.
Mr. Calloway married Ora Burris in Baker in 1927. Survivors include two sons, Ralph Callaway of Baker and Robert Calloway of Pilot Rock; four daughters, Dorothy Phillips, Roberta Graves, and Shirley Gwilliam, all of Baker, and Fern Wheeler of La Grande, 21 grandchildren, and 23 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ora, in 1955 and by a son, Ronald, in 1971, and two brothers and two sisters.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children in Portland through Grays West and Co. Pioneer Chapel.
Obit contributed by Sue Wells/Terry Allen
George Washington Callaway (1859 - 1920)
Mary Jane Allen Callaway (1864 - 1948)
Ora Agnes Burris Callaway (1909 - 1955)*
Dorothy May Calloway Phillips (1930 - 2008)*
Fern Elaine Callaway Wheeler (1936 - 1992)*
Ronald Duane Calloway (1951 - 1971)*
China May Callaway Montgomery (1882 - 1962)**
Rozina Callaway Spencer (1887 - 1955)*
John Otis Callaway (1890 - 1978)*
Sherman Daley Callaway (1892 - 1980)*
Roy Daniel Callaway (1898 - 1982)
Lillie Eunice Callaway Croghan (1900 - 1977)*
Mount Hope Cemetery
Plot: LOC 17, grave 2
Created by: Catherine Clemens...
Record added: Oct 07, 2009
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