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Obituaries

Obituaries

Julia Pearl Leigh Fields 1926 - 2008 Spokane, Wash.

Services for Julia Pearl Leigh Fields, 81, Spokane, were Feb. 29 at Christ the Redeemer Church in Spokane.Mrs. Fields died Monday, Feb. 23, 2008. She was born Dec. 5, 1926, in Lawrence, Kan. She graduated from Kansas University with a Bachelor of Arts in physical education. She moved to Spokane in 1953.Mrs. Fields taught physical education in Kansas. She was a homemaker and helped her husband, Dale, with his business. She was a member of Christ the Redeemer Church. She was a member and past president of the League of Women Voters and served on the Citizens Advisory Board to School District 81. She taught Citizenship Merit Badge classes for the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America.She married Dale Fields on Aug. 23, 1950. He preceded her in death.Survivors include a sister, Ruth Yeager; two sons, Kenyon and Samuel; and two granddaughters.The family suggests memorials to the Spokane Public Schools Foundation, P.O. Box 1002, Spokane, WA 99210, League of Women Voters Education Fund, 2404 N. Howard St., Spokane, WA 99205; Hospice of Spokane, P.O. Box 2215, Spokane, WA 99210; or the church, 900 N. Maple St., Suite 100, Spokane, WA 99201.