Helen Elizabeth (Hendrikx) Mott fell asleep in death at the age of 86, at her home at Wind E Oaks Ranch in Lyle on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011. Helen was born in Port Angeles on May 4, 1925.
Helen is survived by her sisters, Elaine Stegmaier and Mary Meyers; daughters Paula Flores and Pamela Porco; grandson Dion Flores; and granddaughters Desiree Bennett Outcalt, Teresa Cosio and Maria Cosio and many great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband John Mott.
Helen loved animals of all kinds. She and her late husband, John E. Mott moved to Lyle in 1983 and established their ranch home, Wind E Oaks. It was here that they enjoyed the company of cats, dogs, chickens, goats and horses.
Helen was friend to many and was loved for her quick wit, sense of humor and outgoing personality. She was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses and was well known for her deep love for her creator, Jehovah, and spent many hours helping people to learn about Him and the kingdom good news. She had a strong faith in the promised resurrection and looked forward to returning to a paradise earth to resume her love of people and God's creation. She also looked forward to good health and seeing her friends again. Psalm 37:29 was a favored scripture of hers.
A memorial for Helen will be announced at a later date.
Lloyd Hickey, of North Bonneville, passed away on Aug. 14, 2011, in Vancouver. He was 75. He was born on March 29, 1936, in White Salmon,.
He grew up in Glenwood, where he graduated from high school in 1954. Lloyd married Margie Williams in 1956 and they had two sons. They made their home in Glenwood, Goldendale and White Salmon while he worked for SDS Lumber Company.
Their marriage ended in divorce and he moved to Seattle in 1968. Lloyd worked for St. Regis and long hauled lumber.
He met Clara in 1970 and they married on June 12, 1971. They would live in the same house in Sammamish for 35 years.
He continued to long haul for several companies and retired in 2006.
They sold their home and went to Arizona, splitting their time between North Bonneville and Arizona.
Lloyd enjoyed fishing, tinkering and fixing things. He was also a member of the Church of Nazarene in Renton, the 1st Baptist Church in Quartzsite, Ariz., and Hamilton Creek Community Church in North Bonneville.
He was preceded in death by his son, Jay Himes, and sister and brother-in-law, Lillian and Ron Ladiges.
Survivors include his wife, Clara; children Steve (Kelly) Hickey of Washougal, Jeff (Belinda) Hickey of Washougal, Tracy (Mike) Marconi of Shoreline, Douglas Himes of Seattle, Tim Lee of North Carolina; 11 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Straub's Funeral Home in Camas.
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