Womer Cemetery ~ Helen Hulda Bennett ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Bennett, Helen Hulda
LAST: Bennett FIRST: Helen MID: Hulda
BORN: 6 Feb 1916 DIED: 26 Feb 2007 BURIED:  (Womer Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Maupin, Wasco Co, Oregon
DEATH PLACE: [of] Monmouth, Polk Co., Oregon

1920 OR CENSUS – Helen Dyer (3y10m, b Oregon) enuemrated with parents James (28y, b Oregon, occupation laborer) and Garethe (23y, b Ohio) and brother Ralph (1y1m, b Oregon)

1930 OR CENSUS - Helen Dyer (14y, b Oregon) enuemrated with parents Jimmie J., age 38, occupation logger, b. Oregon, and Garatha, age 34, b. Ohio, and 2 brothers, Ralph, age 11, b. Oregon and Donald, age 9, b. Oregon.

1st MARRIAGE – Earl Gage & Helen Hulda Dyer md 14 Sept 1938, Polk co, Oregon

1940 OR CENSUS – Helen Gage (24y, b Oregon) enumerated with husband Earl (26y, b Illinois, occupation farm) and son Jimmy F. (9m, b Oregon); family was living in rural Polk co, Oregon in 1935

2nd MARRIAGE – to Lawrence E. Bennett


Helen Bennett, Feb 6, 1916-Feb 26, 2007

Helen Bennett, 91, a longtime resident of Pedee, died Feb 26. She was born in Maupin to Jimmie and Gareatha Shively Dyer. Helen graduated from Pedee School. She married Earl C. Gage in 1936 in Pedee; he died in January of 1952. Helen married Lawrence “Bud” Bennett on Oct 25, 1952. Helen and Bud were active with the Pedee Volunteer Fire Department from 1970 through the early 1990s. They trained and were part of the Quick Response Team. They both also helped maintain the Womer Cemetery. Helen was a member of the Pedee Women’s Club and Pedee Evangelical Memorial Church. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting. Helen always showed kindness to others. She was preceded in death by her husband Bud in 1991; son, Jimmie; daughter, Ellie; and brothers, Ralph, Veryl and Donald. Survivors include her sons, Tom Gage of Madras and Earl Gage of Pedee; daughter, Laurie Yost of Pedee; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Service was March 2 at Pedee Evangelical Memorial Church and interment was in Womer Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Pedee Evangelical Memorial Church memorial fund in care of Bollman Funeral Home, Dallas which handled arrangements.

Itemizer Observer, Wednesday, March 7, 2007, 11A


Helen H.
1916 - 2007

[shares marker with Lawrence E. Bennett]


Saucy Survey & Photographs


1920 OR CENSUS (Hood River Co, Hood River, ED 78, sheet 12B)

1930 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Pedee, ED 22, sheet 4A)

Oregon Marriage Index

1940 OR CENSUS (Polk co, Pedee, ED 27-37, sheet 1B)

IO, 7 Mar 2007, 11A