May 1, 1924 - February 4, 2017

LaVohn W. Waddell, 92, of Medford, Oregon passed away in peace February 4, 2017. She was born May 1, 1924 in Wilson, North Carolina.

LaVohn was a very good businesswoman all her life. She taught journalism at Meritt-Davis Business College in Medford and also sold real estate and operated three real estate companies in Virginia. She worked for Ashland's Daily Tidings and the Mail Tribune as a journalist.

In her later years she enjoyed gardening, bird watching, and her dogs. She will be greatly missed by all.

She is survived by her daughter, Beth Handley; and sons, Will and Rick Mumford; two stepchildren, Pam Shaw and Brian Waddell; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Helen and Joyce.

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