Maureen “Mo” Connolly, 80, community volunteer and longtime Valley resident, died the morning of Feb. 26, 2023 at her home in Cave Junction. She will be greatly missed by all.


Sadie Mae Killingsworth, 87, of Grants Pass, died February 19, 2023 at her home. Arrangements with Hull & Hull Funeral Directors.


James William “ Jim” Bennington was born June 4, 1933 in Minneapolis, Minn. Jim grew up and attended Hamilton Grade School, Twin City Junior Academy, and Maplewood Academy all in Minnesota. He joined the United States Air Force and worked as an aircraft mechanic. Jim later worked in the oil fields and for Sue Bee Honey. In August 1969 he moved from Minneapolis to Selma.
Jim volunteered at The Seventh-Day Adventist Church with Dorcas.
Jim’s hobbies included fishing, crossword puzzles, playing cards, reading, golf, treasure hunting, and watching sports on television.
He is survived by sisters, Marian Petersen of Oregon, and Ruth Rafuse of Washington; brother, Daniel Bennington of Minnesota; and many nieces and nephews including niece Lisa Derov of Oregon.
He was preceded in death by his parents Edgar & Etta Bennington, and brother Edgar Bennington Jr.