OBITUARY: Betty M. Pettyjohn

OBITUARY: Betty M. Pettyjohn

PENDLETON - Betty M. Pettyjohn, 86, of Heppner died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2009, at her daughter's home in Pendleton. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4 at the Christian Life Center in Heppner. Concluding service and burial will follow at the Heppner Masonic Cemetery.

Mrs. Pettyjohn was born Aug. 9, 1922, in Heppner to Mathew and Grace McFerrin Hughes. She was raised in the Heppner area and attended school at the Madison School House.

In 1938 she married Ellis Lloyd Pettyjohn in Walla Walla. The couple farmed in the Heppner area until her husband's death in 2000. She worked at Pioneer Memorial Hospital until she retired.

Mrs. Pettyjohn is survived by daughters Marie Kellogg of Pendleton and Rita Britt of Heppner; son Rick Pettyjohn of Heppner; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Life Center, P.O. Box 145, Heppner, OR 97836 or to St. Anthony Hospice, 420 S.E. 17th Ave., Pendleton, OR 97801.

Sweeney Mortuary of Heppner is in charge of arrangements.

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