(Reprinted from the November 11, 2004 Eugene (Oregon) Register-Guard)
A memorial service will be held Nov. 13 for JoAnn McCauley of Eugene, who died Nov. 3 of lung cancer. She was 71.
McCauley was born Nov. 18, 1932, in Irving, Ken., to Richard and Ida Rose Cook. She married Johnny McCauley on May 20, 1956, in Myrtle Creek.
She lived in Springfield, Ohio, until she was 10, then lived in Charleston, S.C., and Parsons, W.Va., before moving to Molalla. She graduated from Molalla High School in 1952 and attended
Northwest Nazarene College for more than two years. She then moved to Myrtle Creek.
She had lived in Eugene since 1971, and retired in 1998 after 27 years as receptionist for the Lane Council of Governments. She previously lived in Klamath Falls, Grants Pass and Salem. She sang with the Sweet Adelines for 17 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, puzzles, reading, bowling and playing cards.
Survivors include her husband; three sons, Timothy McCauley, Mitchell McCauley and Brady Ollar, all of Eugene; a brother, Rod Cook of Portland; two sisters, Violet Courson of Oregon City and Jaquie Plumb of Silverton; two half-brothers, Paul Cook of Ohio and Richard Cook of Washington; and eight grandchildren.
Saturday's service will be held at 2 p.m. in Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Eugene. Andreason's Burial & Cremation Service of Eugene is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.