Viry Rena Robertson

Viry Robertson passed away on August 3, 1964 at Holiday Park Hospital in Portland, Oregon after an extended illness.  She was born December 7, 1892 in Louisville, Mississippi, the daughter of William B. Pettus Miles and Francis Elizabeth (Stevenson) Miles.   She married George R. Robertson and was married in Louisville on November 23, 1911.  She lived her entire life within a few miles of her hometown of Louisville until 1946, at age 54, they moved to Vernonia, Oregon to be closer to their children.  She spent most of her time with her flower garden and as an active member of The Assembly of God Church, across the street from her home.  She and her husband George celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary in Vernonia in 1961.

Services will be held Tuesday August 4, 1964 at Vernonia.  Concluding services and burial will be at the family plot at the Memorial Park cemetery in Louisville, Mississippi

She is survived by her husband George; nine children; Albert Cleveland, Elliot Vernon (Lige) and Raymond Glenn, Robertson, all of Vernonia; James Paul Robertson of Castle Rock, Washington and Shirley 0neal Robertson of Medford, Oregon; Mrs. W. T. (Virgie) Pugh, Lake Grove, Oregon; Mrs. Charles (Esther) Ruth, Longview; Washington; Mrs. George (Tharis) King, Corvallis, Oregon; Mrs. Don (Mary) 0'Connor, Lake Oswego, Oregon; Mrs. Larry (Virginia) McMahon, Longview; Washington and 16 grandchildren.

Also, surviving are four brothers; Emmit, James, Marion and Clint Miles; and one sister Calley Ree (Miles) Palmer, all of Louisville, Mississippi.


Thanks to Chas Robertson for providing this obituary.