Serving Whitman County since 1877

JoAnne Bailey

March 27, 1941 - April 8, 2023

JoAnne Kintzley was born in the early spring of 1941 to Roy and Edna in The Dallas, Oregon. Lore has it that the pastures greened up early, and the bluebirds flitted when Mom joined brother Larry on the High Prairie, Washington cattle ranch. It was wartime here in the States meaning life was much different than today. Tragedy struck early in Mom's life. At the early age of eleven, the young family lost Roy. Edna moved the family to Lyle where Larry assumed family responsibilities at the tender age of fourteen. After graduating from Lyle High School Jodi-gal married her high school sweetheart,...


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