Obituary for Allie Virginia Stark (Phillips)

TWIN FALLS — Allie Virginia (Lois) Stark passed away on March 6, 2006, at the Magic Valley Regional Medical Center.

Lois was born in Lindsey, Okla., on Dec. 22, 1934, to Vernon Lee and Susie O. Faulkner Phillips. She was the second oldest of five siblings. She spent her childhood in Oklahoma and California. Lois married Jack Reynolds in 1951, but their life together was cut short when she lost Jack, their unborn child and her mother in an automobile accident. In 1954, Lois married Jack Kennedy and lived in California until their marriage ended in divorce 13 years later. Lois later married Wayne Stark and was instantly blessed with three daughters. They lived in Idaho and Missouri, where they farmed for several years. After losing Wayne to a battle with cancer in 1993, she relocated to Grandview, Idaho, and later to Twin Falls so she could be closer to her daughters. Lois fully enjoyed being with family and friends and loved to work on jigsaw and crossword puzzles, crocheting and playing cards. She especially loved her doll collection and continued to add to it up until the time of her death.

Lois was preceded in death by both parents; her husband, Wayne; sisters, Geneva Nell Carr, Patricia Carrick and Genet Naquin; and brother, Vernon Lee Phillips. Lois is survived by her daughters, Connie (Don) Kirk and Kathy Jones, both of Twin Falls, and Debbie (Bob) McKissen of Center Ridge, Ark.; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Lois will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.

A celebration of Lois’ life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 11, 2006, at Reynolds Funeral Chapel, 2466 Addison Ave. E. in Twin Falls. A time of viewing will take place from 9 a.m. until the time of the service at Reynolds Funeral Chapel. Lois will be laid to rest next to her husband, Wayne at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Princeton, Mo., the following week. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given in Lois’ name to a charity of your choice. Contributions may be given to funeral chapel staff or mailed to Reynolds Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1142, Twin Falls, ID 83303.

(Allie Virginia Stark (Phillips) was my aunt)

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Obituary for Kathleen Berryman (Thierman)

From Oakland Tribune (Oakland, California) – August 8, 1960

BERRYMAN, Katheline H., in Oakland, August 8, 1960, beloved wife of the late Bevan P. Berryman: loving mother of Richard E. Berryman and Mrs. Mildred I. Richards, both of Oakland; sister of Mrs. Edna M. Dean of Paradise; grandmother of JoAnne, Barbara Lee and Gregg Richard Berryman, and James Donald Richards.  A native of Iowa, a member of the Shattuck Avenue Methodist Church, Oakland.

Friends are invited to attend funeral services Wednesday, August 10, at 10 a.m. at Truman’s Chapel, Oakland, Reverend Warren W. Peters officiating. Entombment, Mountain View Mausoleum. Memorials may be sent to the Shattuck Avenue Methodist church, 63rd Street and Shattuck Avenue, Oakland, for forwarding to the Sonoma State Hospital to be used for handicapped children.

(Kathleen Thierman was my great-grandmother)

Obituary for Bertha Schmalljohn (Thierman)

From The Lenora Leader (Lenora, Oklahoma) – Friday, June 22, 1906

Mrs. Bertha Schmalljohn; formerly Miss Bertha Theirman, passed to her eternal reward last Saturday about two o’clock. She had been ill for some time, and when the summons came she was ready to go home.Mrs. Schmalljohn was born May 19th, 1870. She was converted and joined the Baptist church when she was sixteen years old, and has lived a consistent christian all her life.

She was married to Carl Schmalljohn, January, 2nd, 1902, and died June 18th., 1906.

The deceased leaves a husband an infant daughter, a mother, three sisters and four brothers to mourn her loss, besides several distant relatives and a host of friends.

The funeral services were held at the house on the 18th, and were conducted by Miss Forence Smith, after which a large procession followed the remains to the Bloomfield cemetery where all, that was mortal of Mrs. Schmalljohn was laid to rest, there to await the resurrection morn.

Our friend has gone to a better land;
‘Tis she should mourn for us,
As she has gone to a fairer world,
While we remain below.

(Bertha Schmalljohn was my 3rd great aunt)

Obituary for Thomas Hall Thierman

From The Progress Bulletin (Pomona, California) – December 28, 1940

Funeral services were held this afternoon in Alhambra for Thomas Hall Thierman, 87, formerly of Pomona, who died December 25 in a Pasadena hospital.  He leaves his widow, Lydia Ann Thierman, at the family home, 1425 S. Chapel street, Alhambra and three daughters, Mrs. Maude E. Hood and Mrs. Edna M. Dean of Los Angeles and Mrs. Kathleen Berryman of Oakland.

Services were held at 1 o’clock this afternoon at the Turner, Stephens and Turner chapel in Alhambra.  Graveside services were to be held here at 2:30 o’clock in Pomona Cemetery.

(Thomas Hall Thierman was my 2nd great grandfather)

Obituary for Bevan Berryman

Birth: April 20, 1891
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Death:  Apr. 15, 1956
Oakland
Alameda County
California, USA

“Oakland Tribune”
April 20, 1956

B.P. Berryman Funeral Rites Set Tomorrow

Funeral services will be held tomorrow for Bevan P. Berryman, 65, a 35-year resident of Oakland, who died last Wednesday. A native of Chicago, Illinois, Mr. Berryman was a retired railway clerk, a job he had held for 43 years. He lived at 417 60th Street. He was a member of the Shattuck Avenue Methodist Church and the Retired Railway Mail Association.

Survivors include his wife, Kathleen H.; a son of Oakland; a daughter of San Leandro; a brother, Albert of Berkeley, and four grandchildren. Services will be at 11:30 a.m. at Truman’s Mortuary. Private committal will follow in Mountain View Cemetery.

Obituary for Martha Thierman (Hall)

Martha Thierman Dies at Home of Son Here

Martha  Thierman passed away Saturday morning at the home of her son, on Kingsley avenue, after an illness of three weeks.  Deceased was 83 years of age, having been born in Michigan April 11, 1833.  Surviving her are three daughters and four sons, who are: Mrs. M. A. Barker of Idaho; Mrs. M. Lindsey of Oklahoma, and Mrs. M. Towne, T. H.; G.J. and F.H. Thierman of this city and C. H. Thierman of Iowa.

Funeral services will not be announced until word is received from eastern relatives.

Obituary for Genet Phillips Naquin

Genet Phillips Naquin, 59, a native of Weed, Calif., and resident of Texas City, Texas, died Friday, May 28, 1999.

Funeral services were scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Houma, with interment in the church cemetery.

She is survived by her husband, Roland J. Naquin Sr. of Galveston, Texas; two sons, Roland Naquin Jr. of Houma, and Rene Naquin of Orange, Texas; three daughters, Sybil Williams of Texarkana, Texas, Mrs. Jeff (Francine) Miller of Houma, and Mrs. Darrell (Gwen) Loga of Bootsville; one brother, Vernon Phillips of Ogden, Utah; two sisters, Annie Lois Stark of Idaho and Patricia
Carrick of Ripon, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Vernon and Sussie Faulkner Phillips; and one sister, Geneva Nell Carr of Neuman, Calif.