Mamie Kephart

    Mamie Lee James Kephart, born July 12, 1923, in Murphy, passed away Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Alabaster, Ala., following a severe stroke that left her in a coma from which she never recovered.
    Mamie was married to Robert H. Kephart on March 31, 1941, and moved to Oakridge, Ore., in 1959, where she resided most of her life. She lived with her daughter, Carolyn Kephart England, in Thorsby, Ala., since November 2015.
    Mamie is survived by four children: Archie Kephart of Oxford, Ark., Ann Knofczynski of Sandy, Ore., Carolyn Kephart England of Thorsby, Ala., and Kathy Miller of Ketchikan, Alaska; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
    Graveside services will be held at Forestvale Memorial Cemetery in Oakridge. Ore., where she will be laid to rest next to her husband, Robert Kephart.