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September 2, 2015
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1119 Meade Ave. 786-7787
613 7th Street
Prosser, WA 99350
509-786-1711
Lenzie Sizemore
March 6, 1925 August 29, 2015
LenzieSizemore went to be with the Lord onAugust 29, 2015.Lenzie was born inRussellville, AK on March6, 1928to Felix and Rachel(Hensley) Sizemore.Hisfamilymoved to Prosser in 1935 after his fatherwho was a sheriffwas shot by some outlaws.He attended school in Prosser and graduated in 1946.
Lenziecompeted in rodeosall over the Northwest and Midwest. He worked for various farmers on the Roza and as a grounds man for the P.U.D. and that's where him andMarilyn met.Lenzie andMarilynwere married on June 17, 1950. They raised4 children on their farm in Prosser.
Lenzie built a Conastoga wagon that him and Marilyntook on many trips with their friends to the Anderson Ranch on Rattlesnake hills, Bickelton, and Giffin lake to name a few.They enjoyed going camping in the mountains at Conrad Meadows with all their friends and family, taking the horses and wagons. Later they purchased a cabin on Chinook Passwhere theyspent many weekends with friends and family.
Lenzie enjoyed being outdoorswith his horses, livestock, his kids, grandkids, and later his great grandkids. He enjoyed growing a garden andwas known for his sweet corn.
Lenzie and Marilyn touched many lives welcoming many friends to become family.
Lenzie was proceeded in death by his wifeMarilyn (Butler) Sizemore,his father and mother Felix and Rachel (Hensley) Sizemore, and brothers Hugh, Floyd, Lee, Taylor, and sisters May, Winnie, Dorothy, and Lucinda.
Lenzie Sizemore is survived by hisson Jim and wife Nancy (Kayser), daughter Janice (Baze), son Jay and wife Joy(Jensen), and daughter Judy and Bud Stanton. Her grandchildren Stacy Sizemore(Wells) and Ryan, Travis Baze and Taryn, Will Sizemore and Kelli Willis, Wade Stanton and Danielle, Justin Baze and Jessica, Jody Stanton, CoriSizemore (Kane) and Mark. His Great Grandchildren KateyJaySizemore, Dock Baze, Callie Stanton, Kryssa Baze, Kayser Kane, Reese Kane, Teagan Baze, AdaLynn Baze, Westin Sizemore and Hadley Stanton.
Private family services will be held. Donations can be made to Hospice.
You may leave an online message of condolence for the family at www.prosserfuneralhome.com



Sammie Irby
September 9, 1938 August 30, 2015

Sammie was born on September 9, 1938 to Betty and James Irby in Oak Grove, Louisiana.  He grew up the youngest of 12 children.  As a young boy, Sammie enjoyed fishing and playing softball on Sundays with his siblings.  Sammie also spent hours in the cotton fields.
Sammie left Louisiana in 1958 for Washington State.  He worked on the Roza farming and drilling water wells.  In March, 1960, Sammie married his soul mate, Shirley Mount, and together they made their home in Prosser.  Sammie and Shirley raised five children.
Sammie went to work at Welch's Foods in 1973 and retired in 2000.  He enjoyed car racing in his younger years and often took his children to the track to watch him.
Sammie had nine grand-children who he enjoyed taking on overnight cat fishing trips.  He also enjoyed listening to Gospel music and talking to his siblings in Louisiana.  In later years, Sammie loved watching his twelve great-grandchildren play. 
Sammie yearned to be with his mother, whom he spoke of often.  He went to be with the Lord and see his mother again on August 30, 2015.
Sammie is survived by his wife, Shirley; sisters, Betty (Carey), Mary, Ercil (Roland) and RoseLee; his children, Debbie (Keith), Randy (Coleen), Ron (Tracy), Tammy (Jim) and Don (Molli); his grandchildren, Jamie, Derrick (Sarah), Kyle (Josie), Heidi (Val), Tyler (Amanda), Jimmy, Nathan, Amanda, Haley and Brian (Danielle); and great-grandchildren, Shailyn, Jordan, Logan, Dacotta, Noah, Skyla, Devin, Colby, Autumn, Kade, Thomas, Phoenix, Faith, Colton and Kennedy.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at the Bethel Church in Prosser.  Concluding services and burial will follow at the Prosser Cemetery.  Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, September 2 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Prosser Funeral Home.
You may leave an online message of condolence for the family at www.prosserfuneralhome.com
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