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Phoebe “Helen” Bayless

Phoebe “Helen” BaylessAug. 25, 1926- March 26,2016

Phoebe “Helen” Bayless, 89 of Reno Nevada went to be with the Lord on Saturday March 26, 2016 while at St. Mary’s Hospital. A memorial service was held on Friday April 8th at Bracewell-Newton Funeral Home in Chico California. Helen was laid to rest at Lawncrest Cemetery in Redding, California, with her husband, Marvin “Bill” Bayless.

Helen was born on August 25, 1926 to Charles and Nettie Ingram in Vale Oregon, one of eleven children. She was raised and educated in Malheur County, and spent much of her childhood years in the community of Watson on the Owyhee River with her family. At 16 she endeavored to join the military with her childhood friend Joe Beach, and fly . . .