Sam Stringfield

Sam Stringfield, a Prineville resident passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2005 at Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Prineville. He was 82 years of age.
   Graveside services with military honors were held on Friday, January 21, 2005 at Juniper Haven Cemetery. Sid Carter officiated, with assistance from Jason Worman of Prineville Funeral Home.
   Mr. Stringfield was born to Alex Stringfield and Ida (Dyer) Stringfield on August 6, 1922, in Lancing, Tennessee, where he grew up and attended school. After finishing his education, he joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, working on projects in Nevada. Upon completion he joined the army and was stationed in Germany. He was a POW in Germany for 10 months during World War II. After being discharged he traveled and lived in Florida, Texas, and Illinois. He married his wife Jeanette while living in Jacksonville, Florida. He has lived in Prineville intermittently since 1951, and worked for Hudspeth Logging for 14 years. He enjoyed fishing, cooking and eating a good meal. He was proud of his time in the military, and was a member of the VFW in Prineville.
   Survivors include his sisters, Maxine Heidel, of Security , Colo., Ethel Smith and her husband, Hugh, of Prineville. His wife, Jeannett, preceded him in death, as did his parents, and brother, Ted Stringfield.
   Memorial contributions may be made to VFW Post 1412, 405 N Main St., Prineville.
   Arrangements are in the care of the Prineville Funeral Home.