LaWana Risner

LaWana Risner, of Eagle Point, died July 28, 2012, at her home. She was born August 23, 1919, in Cheek, Okla., to Bill and Vara (Hudgins) Overstreet. In 1938, she married Olen Risner, in Ardmore, Okla.

LaWana graduated from high school at age 16 as Valedictorian, in Lone Grove, Okla. In 1947 they moved to Medford, Ore. She worked as an office supervisor for Pinnacle Packing Company. She enjoyed sewing, reading, and puzzles.

Survivors include two daughters, Carol Lapp (Charlie), of Shady Cove, and Barbara Eddowes (Wayne), of Las Vegas, Nev.; one grandson; three granddaughters; two great-granddaughters; and one great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Olen; her parents, Bill and Vara; two brothers; and two sisters.

A private family service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to ACCESS. Arrangements by Perl Funeral Home.


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