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Rita Jo (Armstrong) Pulley

1939 ~ 2020 (age 81)


Rita Jo Pulley, 81, of Lakeview, Oregon passed away on November 22, 2020.

Rita was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma to John and Mary (Miles) Armstrong and spent her childhood growing up and going through school in Visalia, California.

Rita met and married her lifelong love Carl, in 1958.  They made their home in the San Joaquin Valley of California until 1969 when they moved to Salem Oregon.  They lived in various locations I Oregon until they settled in Lakeview in 1992.  She was involved in property management much of that time.

Rita loved horses and collecting books, she was an avid reader. She loved her family and was a foster parent to an additional 4 children.

Rita is survived by daughters; Carla Black of South Carolina, Darla Pulley of Yakima Washington, sons; Joe Pulley of Lakeview, brother; Dale Armstrong of Portersville, California, along with 11 Grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded by; her parents, husband, and her son John Pulley.

There will be a private family celebration of life at a later date.  Memorial contributions in Rita’s memory can be made to a charity of the donor’s choosing.

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