Mary Margaret Densley Corning born on May 8, 1929 passed away March 17, 2017 in Baker City, Oregon. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gray's West & Co. Pioneer Chapel. A memorial service and potluck will be held on May 6, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Eagle Valley Grange Park located at 40254 OR-86, Richland, OR 97870.\n\nMary or Margaret as she was called was born to Aaron A. Densley and Edna Edison Nave in Richland, Oregon where she was raised and completed 12 years of schooling. She married Jack Corning in 1947, the two decided to part ways in 1976 but during their time together they had four children; daughter Elaine Loftis and sons Rodney (who died at birth), Les, and Marty Corning.\n\nMargaret was a very talented person and could do just about anything she set her mind to. She was a homemaker, loved camping and spending time in the Eagle Creek Mountains, gardening, dancing, and spending time with family and friends. Margaret was the last of her generation and had so much history to share with everyone.\n\nFixing up old cabins and houses was something she enjoyed to do and she spent a lot of time with her special friend Bill Smith. Together they enjoyed traveling, camping, and spending time with one another. They will be buried together in the Eagle Valley Cemetery.\n\nMary leaves behind her daughter Elaine Loftis of Pendleton, Oregon; son Marty Corning of Richland, Oregon; grandchildren Dan and Jeff Morris of Baker City, Oregon, Lori Hamilton of Dayton, Oregon, Chanel Corning of Tri Cities, Washington, Jess Corning of Richland, Oregon; Alicia Corning of Nampa, Idaho, Jake Brown of Wells, Nevada; great grandchildren Drew, Morgan, Jake and Justin Morris of Baker City, Oregon, Marissa Halsey of Sheridan, Oregon, Austin Corning of Nampa, Idaho, Garrette and Taylor Brown of Wells, Nevada. She is also survived by her special daughter in-law Toni Corning, her special sister in-law Lillian Densley and numerous nieces and nephews.\n\nShe is preceded in death by her parents Aaron and Edna; brothers Damon and Glen Densley; step-father Claus Nave; sons Rodney and Les Corning; grandson Jacob Corning; son in-law Les Loftis; and Margaret's very special friend Bill Smith.\n\nShould friends and family desire, memorial contributions may be made in honor of Margaret to the American Diabetes Foundation through Gray's West & Co. at 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, OR 97814.