Lela Lynne (Price) Wenick passed away in Odessa, Washington, on Aug. 30, 2021, after a brief illness. Born in Auburn, Washington, on Aug. 7, 1942, she moved with her family to Twisp in 1946. Her great-grandparents, Amos and Amanda Shaw, settled in Methow in 1904 and Lynne has many kin living in the valley. She attended Twisp schools and graduated Twisp High School in 1961.
Lynne was a multi-media artist and has paintings published and displayed throughout several states. She was preceded in death by her parents Garl Price and Lela Alice Shaw and by two sisters, Betty and Maxine Barcelou. She is survived by three sisters: LaVerne Perry (her twin) of Altus, Oklahoma; Velma Marshall of Sandy, Oregon; and Merry Price of Wenatchee, Washington. She leaves six children and many grand children and great-grandchildren. Burial will be in the Summit Valley Cemetery in Addy, Washington.