Joann Wilson, 80, of John Day passed away on March 31 at her residence. A graveside service was held Friday, April 6, at the Prairie City Cemetery, officiated by Pastor Mike Harvey of Grace Chapel in Prairie City.
She was born July 1, 1937, to Oakley H. Cox and Enola E. Derrick in Halfway. She attended high school in Baker, and following school, she proudly became a homemaker taking care of her family.
In her spare time, she enjoyed crocheting, reading, embroidery, sewing and painting. She also enjoyed baking, making cinnamon rolls and goodies for her friends and family.
She is survived by her daughter and son in-law, Vonna and Jim Anderson, of Prairie City; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Ralph Wilson; and son Jonathan B. Wilson.
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