Born 1-28-1929 -- Died 9-23-2006
LaVelle (Lee) Emery of Sturkie, Ark., daughter of the late John William and Lillian Viola (Payne) Huskey, was born Jan. 28, 1929, in Hood River, Ore. She died Sept. 23, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 77.
Emery was united in marriage to Olen Ray Emery on Jan. 21, 1955, at Port Orchard, Wash., and to this union three children were born.
Emery worked as a licensed practical nurse. She was of the Church of Christ faith.
Survivors are: her husband, Olen Ray Emery of Sturkie; a son, John Emery and wife Glenda of Sturkie a daughter, Sherron Emery of Seaside, Ore.; a sister, Lorna June Huskey of The Dalles, Ore.; two grandchildren, Colt Emery and Krista Hoskinds and husband Adam; one great-grandson, Sawyer Hoskinds; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Jerrol Boyd Emery; brother, Walter William Huskey; and a sister, Elda Lillian Otto.
Graveside services were held Sept. 27 at the Watkins Cemetery at Sturkie, with Bro. John Hodges officiating. Interment was in the Watkins Cemetery at Sturkie.
Pallbearers were John Emery. Colt Emery, Adam Hoskinds, Brad Schaufler. Steve Moss and Dewey Cawvey.