Laura Lee James went home to the Lord on June 3, 2014 at the age of 51. She was a loving daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, aunt, niece cousin and friend. Laura loved her family and friends enjoyed visiting and going on outings with them. She always wanted to do things for others. We will all deeply miss her sweet smile and kind words. Laura was born on September 23, 1962 in Burns, Oregon, to George and Donna Tarrant, the family later settled in the Roseburg area in 1963. Laura is survived by her parents George and Donna Tarrant; two sisters, Sheri and husband Al Bachman and Sarena and husband Dave Johnson her grandchildren are Kolby James and Aly McNett and their parents Sue and Jeremy McNett. Nieces and nephews are Mandy and Alissa Suiter, Hannah and Kyle Mast, Jacob, Matt and Sara, Drew and Jessica Johnson. Great nieces and nephews are Royal Vannatta, Kyra Wilder, Samantha Johnson, Elias and Amare Vaughn, Brodyn Wilder, Philip, Levi and Micah Johnson. Laura also leaves an Aunt Diane, Uncle Rich Hunter, Uncle Danny Burke, Aunt Sharron Honea as well as several cousins. Laura was a dear friend to many and had many friends she loved, including Matt Dierks, Patsy James, Mickey Holland, Doug Smith and family, Chris Poteet and family, Brian James and family, Star, Bubba, Marque and many many more. She is preceded in death by her son Jessie James a brother, Don Tarrant, brother in law, Joe Suiter, grandparents Don Rogoway, Dolly Stone, George and Mabel Tarrant, as well as her great, grandmother Myrtle Slater. Memorial services will held at the Green Community Church, located at 3777 Carnes Rd., on Saturday June 28, 2014 at 2:00 pm. Transportation will be provided to the church for those needing a ride from the Dream Center at Southgate at 1:15 pm. For more information call TAYLOR’S FAMILY MORTUARY 541-679-6983.
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