Audra Valetta Cleland

Audra Valetta Cleland, 102, of Grants Pass died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2002 at Royale Gardens Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at Hull & Hull Funeral Directors. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Newman United Methodist Church, with Brett Strobel, pastor, officiating.

Cleland was born March 29, 1900 in Osborne County, Kan.  On July 3, 1919, in Imperial Valley, Calif., she married James G. Cleland, who died before her.  She moved to O'Brien in 1941 from California and then to Grants Pass in 1944.

Prior to her retirement in 1985, she worked for Chet's Garden Center for 40 years.

She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge in Baldwin Park, Calif. She attended Newman United Methodist Church and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Business and Professional Women's Group.  She enjoyed working, knitting and canning.

Survivors include a daughter, Edna D. Smith of Grants Pass; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.