Lemley Chapel
Serving Sedro-Woolley &
All of Skagit County Since 1935
1008 Third Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA


Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

James E. Mathis 74, a lifelong resident of Skagit Valley passed away on November 18, 2015 at his home in Birdsview surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with cancer. Jim was born in Sedro-Woolley on August 12, 1941, the son of Frank and Bessie Lee (Parker) Mathis. The family made their home […]

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Our precious beloved mom went to Heaven on Saturday, November 14, 2015. She was Godly, full of faith and a prayer warrior. She looked forward to the day she would be free of pain and see Jesus. Everyone whose life she touched was made better.           She leaves behind her daughter, Susan Johnson, and son, Craig […]

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Lynn Marie Gaines Metcalf, 71, passed away at her home on November 8, 2015. She was born on February 14, 1944 in Everett to Mildred (Pillsbury) and Roland (Rollie) Gaines.  Lynn attended grade school in Everett, and junior high and high school in Sedro-Woolley, graduating in the top 10 of the Class of 1962.  After […]

Saturday, November 7th, 2015

Gary Wayne Browning, 62, a lifelong Skagit County resident, passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2015 in Mount Vernon. Gary was born on May 4, 1953 in Sedro-Woolley, the son of Carl & Christine                          (McDaniels) Browning.  He was raised and attended school in the Sedro-Woolley area. Gary was an artist in the best sense of […]

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Theresa Angela-Marie Westre (Tidrington), 66, a resident of Sedro-Woolley passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at Prestige Care & Rehab in Burlington, WA. She was born on May 31, 1949 in High Praire, Alberta, Canada, the daughter of Julien and Emma (Dalton) Carrier. She was raised and went to school in Joussard, Alberta. […]

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Michael G. Tidrington, 69, a resident of Sedro-Woolley passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Mike was born on September 22, 1946 in Eureka, California the son of Ross “Hap” and Donnie (LaValley) Tidrington. When Mike was a baby his family lived in Bridgeport, CA in a logging community, then as a toddler he moved […]

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Necia P. Rasmussen, 96, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away on Monday, November 2, 2015 at the Where The Heart Is retirement community in Burlington. Necia was born on October 9, 1919 in Everett, WA, the daughter of Wilbur & Sylvia (Hurd) Button.   Her family resided in several locations around the state until settling […]

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Lyle C. McClure, 90, a longtime Skagit County resident, passed away on October 27, 2015 at United General Hospital in Sedro-Woolley. Lyle was born on March 21, 1925 in Highland Park, IL, the son of Charles & Ayleen (Fritsch) McClure. The family moved to Skagit County in 1930 settling in Sedro-Woolley, where Lyle was raised […]

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

James C. Adkerson (aka J.C., Jay, Jim, Okie), 86, passed away on Friday, October 23, 2015 at his home in Sedro-Woolley. J.C. was born on February 9, 1929, in Sayre, Oklahoma, the second child of Fred and Herma Adkerson.  He was married to Florence Welch in 1948 in Portland, Oregon.  They would have celebrated their […]

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Alexander J. Keifer, 25, passed away Thursday, October15, 2015, in Lynnwood.  He was loved and will be missed by his family and friends.  A Celebration of life will be held at 2:00pm, Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the Sedro-Woolley Eagles Club.  Memorial contributions may be made to the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, NOFAS, […]

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Alishia Wyn Walker passed away peacefully in Everett, WA on Thursday, October 15, 2015 surrounded by her family. Alishia was born April 11, 1990 in Mount Vernon, WA. She graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 2008. By 5th grade she was an accomplished snowboarder. Alishia loved all kinds of music and was a huge Nikki […]

Friday, October 16th, 2015

Earlene F. Walley, 83, a longtime resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on October 16, 2015 at Skagit Valley Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born on October 7, 1932 in Mason City, IA, the daughter of Earl & Elanora (Price) Hoops.  She made her home throughout the mid-west until moving to Tacoma in 1945; […]

Friday, October 9th, 2015

Donna Louise Sharples, 72, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 11:10pm in Bellingham, WA at Peace Health St. Joseph Hospital surrounded by her loving family.   She was born on June 1, 1943 in Walla Walla, WA the daughter of Evans and Freda Baxter.  Her family moved to Burlington, WA where she […]

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

William ‘Bill’ Bicknell, 62, of Day Creek passed away at his home unexpectedly in the early morning hours on Friday, October 2, 2015. Bill was born on May 23, 1953, in Dayton, Ohio. The son of Col. J.E. and Olivette (Killough) Bicknell, he and his brothers Robert and Timothy along with a sister Barbara grew […]

Sunday, October 4th, 2015

Christman A. ‘Art” Petersen, 83, a lifelong Sedro-Woolley resident, passed away at his home on Sunday, October 4, 2015, surrounded by his family. Art was born on June 7, 1932 in Seattle, WA the son of Alfred C. & Emma R. (Roberts) Petersen. He was raised on a dairy farm and he graduated from Sedro-Woolley […]

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Ella Clara Pleasant, 88, a resident of Mount Vernon, WA passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at the Skagit Valley Hospital. She was born on September 5, 1927 in Celina, TN, the daughter of Bud Hunter and Lovie Ella (Murley) Harp.  The family moved to California and then to Melissa, TX, where she was […]

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

On Tuesday, September 29, 2015, Wilma Elizabeth Vance entered into her eternal life in Heaven at the glorious age of 90. She was born Wilma Elizabeth Johnson on April 30, 1925 in Newland, North Carolina to Joe and Frances Johnson and spent the first 18 years of her life in Avery County, N.C. In a […]

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

February 5, 1940 to September 22, 2015 Don passed away peacefully at home in Arlington surrounded by his loving family. He was 75 years old. Beloved son, brother, husband, father, uncle, godfather and friend too many.  Don was a man of unwavering faith, inclusive and respectful to all. He raised three grateful children who learned […]

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Delores Levine Kosanke Savage passed away on September 19, 2015, in Mount Vernon, WA, after a long illness. She was born in Ritzville, WA, on May 8, 1929, to Simon and Anna Fauser Kosanke. In 1949 she married Joseph Savage, and the couple had three children: Jeanette, Timothy, and Robert. She enjoyed homemaking, cooking, landscaping, […]

Saturday, September 19th, 2015

Richard V. ‘Dick’ Lemley, a lifelong resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at his home at the age of 82 years.  He was born on August 13, 1933 in Sedro-Woolley the son of Harold V. and Ethel M. (Guddall) Lemley. Dick attended schools in Sedro-Woolley and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School […]

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Bert Raymond “Ray” Bailey, 98, passed away on Wednesday, September 9 2015, at his home in Country Meadow Village, Sedro Woolley with his loving family by his side. He was born on July 17, 1917, in Atlantic, Iowa the son of Bert and Lola (Hamler) Bailey. As a teen, Ray and his family lived a […]

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Walter (John) William Hess, Lieutenant U.S. Navy (Ret), 83, of Sedro Woolley, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, September 17, 2015. Walt was born on January 8, 1932 to Benjamin Hess and Mildred (Lindsey) Hess in Canton Illinois. He was married to Jean Martin in July 1991.   Walt joined the Navy […]

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Joyce Ann Tomasino, 64, of Sedro-Woolley, passed away September 6, 2015. She was born August 24, 1951 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to James and Janet (Paull) Gerst. Joyce grew up in Pennsylvania, attended the Community College of Allegheny County, where she received her Associate Degree in Nursing. Joyce worked as a Nurse 20 years for South […]

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Doris Dale Tilden Egbert, 85, of Bow, Washington went to be with the Lord on September 10, 2015.  She was born March 15, 1930 in San Francisco, California. Doris graduated from Piedmont High School in Piedmont California in 1947.  She was also a graduate of the University of Washington, where she was a member of […]

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Doreen Mae Gentry, 86, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2015 at home. She was born May 30, 1929 to Aubrey and Maude (Warfield) Rogers in Day Creek, Washington. Doreen graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1947. She worked at Montgomery Ward, early in her career. She married Elgie Gentry in 1966, […]