Helen Georgia Buckmaster, age 89, of Baker City passed away on Friday, April 1st, 2022 surrounded by family at her home. A celebration of her life will be planned for and announced at a future date.
Helen was born on May 31, 1932 to Harold and Hazel (Lutes) Crawford in Calusa, California. She attended school through the eighth grade and spent most of her life fulfilling her calling as a housewife and mother. Some of her favorite things to do were painting plates, crocheting and knitting and she also enjoyed traveling. She attended the Lighthouse Church in Baker City, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Helen’s biggest accomplishment was raising her children & grandchildren. She was proud of each and every one of them and she loved them dearly.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Donald (Gene) Haynes, a daughter Polly Avery, a stepdaughter June Hanson, a sister Marjorie Sharp, a brother Harold (Bo) Crawford and four grandsons; Franke McCullough, Lawerance McCullough Jr., Roger Larkins Jr. and Jason Hanson.
Helen is survived by one son Harold Haynes (Theresa) of Baker City, Oregon, four daughters; Sandra McCullough of Nyssa, Oregon, Dianna Haynes (Paul) of Blaine, Minnesota and Celia Guilliams and Kathy Hoffman (Lewis) of Baker City, Oregon, a stepdaughter Marilyn Hubert and a stepson Gerald Buckmaster both of Baker City. She is also survived by one sister Jackie Wilson (Charles) of Baker City 24 Grandchildren; Randall McCulloch, Charlie McCulloch, Shelia Larkins, Crystal Berry, Nathan Hoffman, Manual Haynes, Zachary Avery, T.J. Guilliams, Dakota Guilliams, Jesse Soliz, Stephanie Soliz, Teaonia Avery, Chelsea Avery-Graves, Hayley Lundy, Lewis Hoffman JR., Andrew Hoffman, Ashley Hoffman, Jimmy Smith, Malaina Smith, Brandon Hanson, William Hanson, Micheal Hanson, Mark Hanson, and Daniel Hanson, Brandie Avery-Epperson and 51 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA) through Gray’s West & Company Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, Oregon 97814.
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