Lee, Jo Ann Sylvia Adams Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon

JoAnn Sylvia Lee, 68, a longtime Baker City resident, died Oct. 16, 2001, at St. Elizabeth Health Services.
A private family gathering will be held later.

Disposition was by cremation at Eastern Oregon Pioneer Crematory in Baker City.

Mrs. Lee was born July 9, 1933, at Hardman to Harlan Nelson Adams and Opal Grace McDaniel.

She was married to Bill J. Lee on Nov. 7, 1977, and the two of them have played music together for many years, early on as the Moonlighters and in later years as Country Class.

She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, active in the Elks and the Powder River Sportsman’s Association. She belonged to the Christian Church in Baker City, and often would play music in church.

Some of her favorite things to do were camping, fishing in Hells Canyon, and trap shooting. She liked to garden and sew, and she was a very good cook. She loved playing with their dog, Sheba. She knew what a friend was, and was truly a good one. She had a passion for giving to those less fortunate than she, especially at the holiday season.

Her family and friends will miss her and will have a large void in their lives without her.

Mrs. Lee is survived by her husband, Bill Lee of Baker City; her mother, Opal Grace Cook of Baker City; sons and daughters-in-law, Joe and Sarah Nelson of La Grande, and Rodney and Linda Nelson of Waynesboro, Va.; a daughter and son-in-law, Connie Morgan and Roy Clark of Yakima, Wash.; a brother and sister-in-law, Perry and Jackie Adams of Heppner; a sister and brother-in-law, Shirlee and Richard Van Roekel of Goldendale, Wash.; grandsons, Luke Morgan of Baker City and Mike and Jason Nelson of Portland; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, October 19, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


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