L.B. Denny, 77, native of Polk county, died August 11. He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. A. Ross of Lobster Valley, Mrs. Mary Fisher of Salem, and Mrs. Mary Whitlock [sic] of Roberts, Idaho. Funeral services are to be held at the Terwilliger Funeral Home today at 2 p.m. Interment will be at Bethel.

Source: Salem Statesman Journal, August 14, 1928.

Mrs. Rohena Ross Dies In Lebanon Hospital

Mrs. Rohena Ross passed away at the Lebanon community hospital January 26 following a short illness.

Born at Amity on July 31, 1883, she was the daughter of Lucius and May Walling Denny. For the past year she had resided in the Lebanon community. Prior to that she had resided for several years at Alsea.

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Death Takes P.H. Fisher

Phillip H. Fisher, resident of Salem since he was two years old, died Friday night at his home, 1970 Broadway, at the age of 72 years following an illness of the past eight months.

Announcement of services will be made later by the Clough-Barrick Company.

A retired plumber, he was born at Portland March 18, 1882, the son of Mary and Jocko Fisher.  He attended schools in Salem and June 22, 1902, he married Lottie Gilson here.

Survivors besides the widow are daughters, Mrs. Esther Hathaway, Australia: Mrs. Dorothy Dresner, Salem, and Mrs. Alfred Ambrose, Sweet Home: sister, Mrs. Amelia Lehman, Oakland, Calif.: brothers, Jake Fisher, Azalea, Ore., and John Fisher, Salem: six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Source:  Salem Statesman Journal, April 10, 1954.  Note:  Lottie Gilson was also known as Lottie Denny.  She was adopted by the Gilson family after the death of her mother.