Gloria Bessie ‘Bea’ Mathis

May 17, 1935  – Dec. 17, 2022

Gloria Bessie “Bea” Mathis, 87, of Cottage Grove, Ore. passed away Dec. 17, 2022. 

Bea was born May 17, 1935 in Newberg, Ore. to parents Fred and Juanita (Counts) Cranmer, and raised in Culp Creek, Ore. 

After graduating from high school, she served in the United States Air Force and received the National Defense Service Medal. 

Bea was a homemaker and she served as a Brownie, Girl Scout, and Cub Scout Leader for her children when they were young. Bea loved exploring the . . .