Death notices for Jan. 4, 2014

Gerald Lyons

A committal service with military honors for Gresham resident Gerald Jason Lyons will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Ore.

Gerald, 90, passed away Dec. 29, 2013, in Portland. He was born July 6, 1923, in Kenesaw, Neb., to George and Clara (Culip) Lyons.

Gerald is survived by his daughters: Linda Smith, Sharon Lee Roberts and Jeri Anne Cleaver; sister Raydean Lyons; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

The family suggests contributions to the hospice of your choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Affordable Funeral Alternatives, 135 N.W. First, Ste. 2, Gresham, OR 97030; 503-618-9396.

Melvin ‘Chuck’ Picking

Melvin H. “Chuck” Picking, 90, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Ashley Manor in Hood River, Ore. Melvin was born Jan. 10, 1923.

Services are pending with arrangements under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center (Funerals, Receptions, Cremations), 1401 Belmont Ave., Hood River, OR 97031; 541-386-1000. Please visit andersonstributecenter.com to leave a note of condolence for family.

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