Lifetime area resident Billie Ann Lopez, 63, died Sept. 20, 2009, at Walla Walla General Hospital, 1025 S. 2nd Ave.
There will be a private gathering at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain View-Colonial DeWitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla, WA 99326 to assist the family with expenses.
Mrs. Lopez was born April 6, 1946, in Walla Walla, to William M. and Ruby Pearl DeWeese Carver. A lovable, warmhearted and generous person, she spent hours volunteering her time and talents.
She is survived by a daughter, Ronda Arriaga of South Carolina; two sons, Thomas R. Trout of Lakewood, Wash. and Myrdeth L. Blair of Walla Walla; a sister, Vernetta Carver of the Tri-Cities, Wash.; and a brother, Bill Carver of Walla Walla. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Eva Carver; and a brother, Mel Jamison.