Eva Lou Carey

Born: Sun., Aug. 11, 1929
Died: Wed., Jun. 2, 2010

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Eva Lou Carey - a lifelong resident of Pendleton and Pilot Rock passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at her home. She was 80 years old. A Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at Burns Mortuary Chapel in Pendleton. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, June 10, 2010 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pendleton. Interment will follow at Olney Cemetery in Pendleton. Contributions in memory of Eva Lou Carey may be made to: the Umatilla County Historical Society, St. Mary's Outreach or to the ALS Association, and may be sent care of Burns Mortuary of Pendleton, PO Box 489, Pendleton, OR 97801. Sign the online guestbook or send condolences at www.burnsmortuary.com Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. Eva Lou was born on August 11, 1929 in Pilot Rock, OR, to George and Bonnie Gill Johnson. She was raised on a wheat/cattle ranch near Nye Junction. She attended Pilot Rock High School. She also took many college courses at Blue Mountain Community College in Criminal Law and Photography. She married Jimmy Dean Durham on March 18, 1956 in Seattle, Washington. Eva Lou had worked for the Pilot Rock Lumber Company, Pilot Rock City Hall, Umatilla Count Sheriff's Office and the State of Oregon. She had been a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. She volunteered with the Umatilla County Historical Society and St. Mary's Outreach. She had an interest in genealogy and family. Eva Lou is survived by her children; Deborah Warlick of Boring, OR, and Vanessa Bennett of Quitman, TX, sister Georgia Hoose of Pendleton, OR, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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