Claudia L. Kimery, 74, of Cottage Grove died Oct. 19, 2013 from an auto-pedestrian accident.
She was born Aug. 22, 1939 in San Jose, Calif. to Daws Wiley and Mary (Rose) Rosealba (Sullivan) Angel.
Claudia graduated from Cottage Grove High School in 1957.
On May 8, 1959 in Cottage Grove, she married Elmer Loyd Kimery.
Claudia was a homemaker and Mom, who loved her family. She was everybody's Mom and Grandma.
Walks were important to her, and she enjoyed working puzzles, collecting stuff, going to garage sales and to Goodwill. She liked buying things for everyone. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Cottage Grove and loved her church and the kids there. She always thought of everyone else before herself.
Survivors include her husband of Cottage Grove, a son and his wife, Joe and Shari Kimery of Cottage Grove, two daughters and their husbands, Laurie Colton-Roberts and Terry Roberts of Eugene and Mary and Tom Whiting of Cottage Grove, a sister, Carol Volesky of Cottage Grove, and nine grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Andrew W. Kimery, in 1984.
A memorial will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Cottage Grove. Inurnment will be at Hawley Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church in Cottage Grove. Arrangements under the care of Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, Cottage Grove.