CAROL HART Beloved wife and mother Carol Florence Hart was born in Tacoma, WA on October 24, 1921 and passed away on January 26, 2009 at the age of 87. She married her Lincoln High School sweetheart, Elmer Hart, on November 8, 1940. They have been married and lived in the same residence in Tacoma for the last 68 years. Carol’s life revolved around her family, friends and her faith in God. She was an active member of Lincoln Park Christian Church for most of her life. She has two children – Ron Hart (Mike) of Chelan, WA and Karen Bowen (Dave) of Auburn, WA. She was preceded in death by her parents, Percy and Mae Dwinell and sisters, Lorna Smith and Jewel Rogers. She is survived by sisters Garnet Harmon, Marilyn Johns and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the staff at Manor Care Nursing Home where she resided for the last year. They provided such comfort and love during her stay with them. It is so hard to say goodbye to such a loving wife and wonderful mom. However, we have so many beautiful memories to hold near to our hearts. We will greatly miss you. Funeral services will be held at Mountain View Funeral Home, Celebration of Life Center (Aspen Chapel) 4100 Steilacoom Blvd. SW Lakewood, WA on Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 2:00 PM.
Dennis E. McCorkle 10-17-44 ~ 1-17-2009 Born in Silver Springs, MD to William E. McCorkle and Inez Lambert McCorkle. Den graduated from Charlotte Hall Military Academy and attended Clemson University. DuringEsummer breaks from college, Den was a smoke jumper stationed in Butte, Montana. Den then joined the Marine Corps where he served one tour in Vietnam and also was at the Battle of Khe Sanh. After retiring from the Marines, Den worked for the Post Office. He leaves behind his wife of 38 years, Margo Jane McCorkle and his son William Alan McCorkle, his brother-in-law John McDonough and his wife Yong, sisters-in-law Patricia Landry and Helen Berns, many nieces and nephews, especially Jen and Tim Landry and great nephews Kyle and Tyler and niece Kathleen (Jim) Meatty and great niece Blythe Landry. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother William Alan McCorkle There will be no service at this time. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. The McCorkles would like to thank Orchard Park Health Care for their outstanding help for the last three years. Donations can be made to AMVETS, 5717 S. Tyler, Tacoma, WA 98409.
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