January 13, 1931 - May 5, 2013

A celebration of life will be held for Nancy J. Devereux, 82, of Coos Bay, Ore. at 3:00 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013 at the Nancy Devereux Center, 1200 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, Ore. Cremation rites have been held under the care of Nelson's Bay Area Mortuary.

Nancy was raised and educated in Gold Hill, Ore. She later moved to Coos Bay where she was a key member in the Coos County Community. She was an advocate for the mentally ill and the founder of the Nancy Devereux Center.

She is survived by her four children, Steve, Doug, Robin, and Bonnie Lofthouse; five grandchildren; afour great-grandchildren; a brother, Don Phelps; and a sister, Joyce Estremado. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Devereux and a sister, Myra Robertson.

A special thanks to South Coast Hospice for her wonderful care through the years.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Nancy Devereux Center, P.O. Box 3519, Coos Bay, Ore. 97420. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson's Bay Area Mortuary, 405 Elrod Ave., Coos Bay, Ore. 541-267-4216.