Ramona Jewell Lake, 81, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday, March 20.
She was born May 22, 1932 in Pine Valley, Okla. to Lendle Carl and Ida May (Pugh) Story.
She lived in Sprague River from 1941 to 1948 then moved to Lakeview. She moved to Sweet Home in 2005.
Ramona married Robbie G. Lake on December 26, 1950. She was baptized March 24, 2002 at Christian Life Center Church of God by Reverend Wayne Breshears.
Her greatest joy was her family and she especially loved to cook and bake for them at holidays and other gatherings. She enjoyed spring and summer the most, spending her time outside tending to her flowers and garden.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robbie Lake in 2013, and her brother Bud Story in 1996.
Ramona is survived by son William “Ron” and daughter-in-law Lois Lake of Sweet Home; daughter Gwen and son-in-law Mike Lindsey; brother Ted and his wife Melinda Story of Deming, N.M. sisters Charlene Carnini of Weed, Calif., Lenda Cossey of Independence; grandsons Levi and his family Jennifer, Alexa and Ryan Lindsey of Albany; Gabe and his family Amanda, Gage Lindsey of Prineville; granddaughters Allison and her family Ryan, Ava and Quinn Padua, Courtney Lake and her son Tanner Richards, Olivia and her husband Zac Cochran, all of Sweet Home.
A Memorial service will be held Friday, March 28, at 2 p.m. at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel, 1443 Long St., Sweet Home.
Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com.