Mary Ann Woodward-Sohns
Jan. 4, 1931 - June 8, 2012
Mary Ann Woodward-Sohns, 81, of Walla Walla passed away at home June 8, 2012, with a dear friend at her side. A memorial will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1546 Summit Place, Walla Walla, on June 24, 2012.
Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home, 902 S. Main, Milton-Freewater, is in charge of the arrangements.
Born Jan. 4, 1931, in Portland, Ore., to Mike and Marie Kokich, she and her husband, LaVerne (Woody) Woodward, formerly owned and ran The Whales Tale Motel in Longbeach, Wash., and later The Melody Ranch Motel in Enterprise, Ore., where they raised their family. She then lived for 20 years in Walla Walla, where she worked at The Elks and volunteered at the senior center.
Mary Ann is survived by her sons, Clay, David and Frank; stepson, Greg Woodward; grandson, Shawn Woodward; and sisters, Nancy Harding, Betty Munger and Phyllis Cooper.