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Obituary: Terri Lynne Wilson

She was awarded OSAA volleyball coach of the year in 1997 and 2002.

Published on January 10, 2018 9:55AM



Terri Lynne Wilson

Nov. 16, 1958 –– Dec. 15, 2017

Terri Lynne Wilson, 59, passed away at her residence in Baker City, Ore.

A memorial service will be March 3, 2018, at the Harvest Church in Baker City. The time of the service will be announced at a later date.

Terri was born in Spokane, Wash., to Roger and Cathy (Landis) Decker. She attended Marysville High School in California and Wallowa High School, where she graduated in 1976.

In 1980, Terri graduated from Eastern Oregon State College. She also attended the University of Idaho, Oregon State University and Portland State University.

In 1978, she married Warren J. Wilson in Wallowa. Terri was both an educator and a volleyball coach at the Wallowa School District, where she retired in 2011 after 30 years.

Terri enjoyed traveling, camping, family time, reading and sports. She was a member of the Wallowa Assembly of God, Oregon Athletic Coaches Association, and Oregon Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Her greatest accomplishments included being awarded OSAA volleyball coach of the year in 1997 and 2002 and NFHS volleyball coach of the year in 2008, as well as coaching the Wallowa High School volleyball team to an undefeated season and state championship title in 1997. Terri was also the OSAA Long Jump State Champion in 1976.

Terri is survived by her husband, Warren Wilson of Baker City; son, Jeromy Wilson, his wife Jennifer and their sons, Jace, Joel and Jaxon of Heppner, Ore.; daughter, Amanda Johnson, her husband Brett and their sons, Emmett and Murphy of Baker City; and son, Andrew Wilson and his son, Adrian of Chandler, Ariz.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Roger and Cathy Decker.

To light a candle in memory of Terri, or to leave a condolence for the family, please visit grayswestco.com.


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