Vina Lynn Cronk Graves of Vancouver, Wash., died on July 21, 2001, four days short of her 99th birthday.
Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery.
There will be a memorial service for her on Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church, 2130 Fourth St.
Mrs. Graves was born on July 25, 1902, at Ord, Neb. Her family settled at Emmett, Idaho, in 1906 and she grew up there. She was a school teacher at Lookingglass for two years and homemaker, teacher and school volunteer for 40 years in Idaho.
She was married to Kent W. Graves in 1926, and was the mother of two daughters. Mr. Graves and her daughter, Coleen Phillips, preceded her in death.
She lived in Baker City for a number of years. She had lived with her daughter, Loreta Wood at Vancouver, Wash., since 1984.
Survivors, in addition to her daughter, include two granddaughters, Wendy Ricks and Kelley Heizer, and five great-grandsons; E. Merrill Cronk of Bremerton, Wash., one of her 13 brothers and sisters; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials contributions may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 2130 Fourth St., Baker City, OR 97814.
Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, August 8, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor