Baker City, Oregon

Evelyn Lyman, 62, of Baker City died April 30, 2002, at Baker City.

Her graveside funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pine Haven Cemetery in Halfway. Friends are invited to join the family for a potluck at the Lions Park in Halfway after the service.

Evelyn Louise Wilson Lyman was born to Frank and Martha Conner Wilson on May 8, 1939. She moved to Baker City in 1958 with her family.

Evelyn enjoyed fishing, painting, drawing and her garden. She enjoyed going to parades and when she was able, she enjoyed traveling.

Evelyn and Jim Lyman were married at La Pine on May 7, 1988. In 1990, Evelyn went to work serving the mail route from Baker City to Oxbow. Evelyn said she “loved and enjoyed all of the people she worked with and served.”

Survivors include her husband, Jim Lyman; mother-in-law, Pauline Lewis; children, Lynn and Jerry Clark of Baker City, Tracy McMurren of Baker City and son-in-law, Robert McMurren of Pendleton, Brenda Stanhope of Payette, Idaho, Duane and Debbie Russell of Baker City, James Lyman Jr. of the Tri-Cities, Wash., daughter-in-law, Joyce Lyman of Salem, Dale and Elysa Lyman of Baker City, Michael and Sarah Lyman of the Tri-Cities, and Debra and Mike Riley of Stevensville, Mont.; grandchildren, Jason, Jammie, Annie, Amber, Ryan, Rachael, Rory, Jessica, Melody, Mike L., Tyler, Mike R., Candace, Gary and Chad; one brother, Charles Wilson; and sisters, Darlene Carpenter and Fern Schell; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Martha Wilson; her daughter, Ronda Dee Johnson; and four brothers, Vernon Curry, Lee Curry, Darrell Frank and Don Wilson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mountain States Tumor Institute through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 543 Halfway, OR 97834.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, May 10, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor