Mary Ann Darnell, age 78, of Baker City died January 24, 2018 at her residence at Beehive Homes. A visitation will be held on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Coles Tribute Center. No funeral service will be held.
Mary Ann was born on September 19, 1939 to Carl and Francis (Hanna) Givens. She was born and raised in Baker City, Oregon.
She married Billie J. Darnell on July 28, 1956 in Baker City. They were happily married for 35 years. Her main occupation was being a housewife and mother.
Mary Ann enjoyed yearly trips to Las Vegas with her friends, Jerry and Dick Herbes and son, Jim. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a member of Royal Neighbors.
Mary Ann is survived by her son James “Jim” Darnell of Baker City, Oregon; half-brother, Lonnie and half-sister, Debbie both of Springfield, Oregon; grandchildren Randy Darnell of Boise, Idaho; Jason Darnell of Baker City, Oregon; Travis Darnell of Baker City, Oregon; Amanda Darnell of Oregon; Jesse Bogart and his wife Maelynn of Oregon; and her good friend, Wynonna Bacus. She is also survived by six great-grandchildren, Kenrid, Louis, Dsean, Daneah, Daecee and Victoria; and two great-great-grandchildren, Danta and Lakeda.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Billie Darnell; son, Sonny Darnell; infant son, Frank Rodney; her parents, Carl and Francis Givens; her grandparents; and half-brother, Randy.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project through Coles Tribute Center at 1950 Place Street, Baker City, OR 97814.