Joann Worth |

Joann Worth

Services for Joann Marie Worth of Nevada City will be conducted at a later date.

Ms. Worth died Saturday, Jan. 18, at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. She was 51.

She was born on Oct. 30, 1951, in Levittown, N.Y., to Walter and Elizabeth Brady. She received a Bachelor of Arts from San Francisco State and graduated cum laude. She was self-employed as a real estate agent. She was a longtime member of the Nevada City Business Association and owned R.J.’s Homewares and Piety Hill Inn. She was a marathon runner and completed six marathons in Los Angeles, Hawaii, Sacramento and San Francisco, among other locations.

She enjoyed camping and Jeep riding. She was a member of the Hennis Pass Highway Association. She enjoyed arts and crafts and was a fine artist. She was past-president of the Nevada County Women’s Gun Club and was a gourmet cook and sports fan.

She is survived by her mother, Elizabeth Brady of Thousand Oaks; sisters and brothers-in-law Beth and John Sullivan of Sonoita, Ariz., Eileen and Chris Osgood of Norfolk, Va., and Pat and Rick Latal of Portland, Ore.; brother and sister-in-law, Kerry and Cindy Brady of Belton, Texas; sisters Maureen Brady of Sierra Vista, Ariz., and Suzanne Brady of Newbury Park; brother. Chris Brady of San Diego; longtime companion, Thomas J. Barton of Colfax; nieces Sara, Erin, and Molly Brady of Belton, Texas; and nephews Trevor Latal of Portland, Ore., and Nick Osgood of Norfolk, Va.

She was preceded in death by her father Walter Mathew Brady on Oct. 4, 1991.

Memorial contributions may be made to AnimalSave of Grass Valley.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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