Reola Jamison died July 26 at her home in Grass Valley. She was 93.

In accordance with her wishes, no services will be held.

Mrs. Jamison was born March 3, 1915, and grew up in San Francisco, where she met Jack, the love of her life, at the ripe old age of 6. They were married on April 12, 1935, and moved to Nevada City in 1948 to raise their family. Jack passed away in 1994, three months prior to their 60th anniversary.

Before Mrs. Jamison became a homemaker she worked for the National Broadcasting Co. in San Francisco and was a member of that radio station’s “Dainty Dozen.” She was a den mother, a gardener and a bridge player. She and Mr. Jamison were avid golfers and joined the Nevada County Country Club in 1957. In 1959 she became the first woman to be elected to the N.C.C.C. Board of Directors. She held that position again the mid-1980s.

Mrs. Jamison is survived by her sons and their wives, Dennis and Kathy of El Cajon, Brian and Barbara of Downieville and Kevin and Katy of Nevada City; six grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Foothills.

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