Mott, Tilley Are Wed

The wedding of Mrs. James W. Mott of Salem, Ore., to Walter B. Tilley of Ukiah, Calif. took place on Saturday, Feb. 20 in Martinez, California at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Whisenand. Judge Richard E. Arnason performed the four o’clock ceremony.

A reception followed the family wedding after which the couple left on a trip to Mexico.

On their return they will be at home in Salem temporarily at 430 Vista Ave. SE.

Tilley is a retired chief forester for the Masonite Corp., California Operations, and was chief forester for the West Coast Lumberman’s Association. Mrs. Tilley was the widow of U.S. Congressman Mott of Oregon.

Source: Eureka Times-Standard, February 25, 1971.

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Eva M. Gerth

Late resident of Rt. 1, Box 422, Salem Jan. 6 in Salem. Survived by widower Walter Gerth, Salem; daughter, Mrs. Marjorie Stephens, North Bend; sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Stewart, Lake Oswego, Mrs. Ethel Tillie [sic], Redwood Valley, Calif.; brothers, Jesse Walling, Harold Walling, both Salem. One grandson, Michael Stephens, North Bend. Services Sat., Jan. 8 at 1:30 p.m. in the VIRGIL T. GOLDEN CHAPEL, 605 Com’l SE at Oak. Interment at Zena Cemetery. Ritualistic services by Salem, Rebecca Lodge No. 1. If friends wish contributions may be made to Zena Cemetery Fund c/o Frank Crawford, Sec., 1560 Wallace Rd. NW.

Source: Salem Capitol Journal, January 7, 1972.

Magic Valley Funerals (Excerpt)

HANSEN—Funeral services for Mrs. Orley (Maud Florence) Tilley will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Twin Falls Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Robert McNeil officiating. Final rites will be in Sunset Memorial Park. The family suggests memorials to the Kimberly Methodist Church and may be left in the mortuary or mailed to Box 221, Twin Falls.

Source: Twin Falls Times-News, October 17, 1966.