Angela Marie Banda

Oct. 10, 1979-May 5, 2003

PORTLAND — Angela Marie Banda died May 5, at Emanuel Hospital in Portland at the age of 23.

Angela was born Oct. 10, 1979, in Umatilla to Jose Amaro and Sylvia Mae (Briggs) Banda. She had been a lifelong resident of Hermiston and attended schools in there, and participated in the Special Olympics.

She is survived by her mother, Sylvia Ferguson of Hermiston; father, Jose Banda of Texas; grandmother, Dorothea Briggs of Hermiston; grandparents, Leon and Francisca Banda of Texas; great-grandmother, Sylvia Snider of Hermiston; daughter, Tyanna Banda of Hermiston; brothers, Jose "JJ" Banda, Jr. of Hermiston, Daniel Banda of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Michael Banda of Texas; and sister, Lidia Banda of Texas.

She was preceded in death by a grandfather, Arnold Briggs, and aunt, Julie Pesina.

Graveside funeral services were held Monday, May 12, at the Hermiston Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Angela's family through Burns Mortuary of Hermiston.

Burns Mortuary of Hermiston was in charge of the arrangements.

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