Obituaries: April 17, 2024

Barbara Ann Faircloth, 76, of Cave Junction, died April 1, 2024, at her home.
Born to Violet and Bowman Parker, Barbara attended Northern Burlington High School and graduated in June 1966. In May 1967 she married Ed Faircloth in Bordentown, N.J. and they remained happily married until her passing.
Barbara passed on her love of music to her two boys. She enjoyed playing piano and taught Brian how to play from an early age. John also inherited her love for music and was very active in various bands when he was younger.
Barbara worked on McGuire Air Force Base through the 1980s and was very proud of her work. She and Ed moved to Cave Junction in August 1994 when Ed retired from the Air Force. She loved to read and to take road trips with Ed from the Oregon coast to Cape May and places in between.
Barbara was a lifelong Catholic and was a benedictine oblate at Mt Angel Abbey in Mt Angel, Ore.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Ed; her sons Brian Faircloth of Columbus, Ohio, and John Faircloth (Elizabeth) of Land O Lakes, Flo,; and three grandsons, Tyler, Sean and Conner.
She was predeceased by her mother, father, and sister Joanne Bognanno.
A memorial mass will be at 1 p.m., April 25, 2024 at St. Patrick of the Forest Catholic Church in Cave Junction.
A memorial service will be held in New Jersey at a future date.

Shelby McKenzie Spliethof, 28 of Wilderville, died April 8, 2024 in Grants Pass.
A graveside service was held at 2 p.m., April 12, 2024 at Laurel Cemetery in Cave Junction.
Arrangements with Hull & Hull Funeral Directors.

Christopher Don Maupin, 66, of Cave Junction, died April 8, 2024 at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center. Arrangements with Illinois Valley Funeral Directors.