Age 89, of Sutherlin OR, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013.
Irene was born April 27, 1924 in Milfay, Oklahoma, to Harve and Henrietta Boydston.
Irene’s green thumb and love of flowers were enjoyed by many for years at her home in Sutherlin, on Terrace Lane. She was well known for her gorgeous yard, which many envied and was recognized with several awards.
Irene is survived by her daughters: Connie Malitz and husband Bruce of Sutherlin, OR; Gloria Harris and Vinnie Powell of Sutherlin, OR; sons; Bill Wilcher and wife Arlene of Tuttle, OK; Jerry Wilcher and wife Judy of Ada, OK; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Steward and husband Dave of Richmond, IN.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Mary Clayton; granddaughter, Lajeana Clayton; brothers: Carl Boydston and Donald Boydston; sisters: Elsie Neuharth and Betty Norton.
Our family would like to offer a special Thank You to all the nurses and caregivers who provided care for our mom in the last few months.
Private graveside services to be held by the family.