Floyd Leonard Johnson, 79, peacefully passed away February 18, 2009 at Mira Vista Care Center in Mount Vernon, WA. He was born in Seattle, WA on March 25, 1929 to Martin and Emily Johnson. He graduated from Ballard High School and Southern California College, which now is Vanguard University. Later, he became a designer and builder of homes, apartments, motels, and mobile home parks. The last park was in Lynnwood, WA. In 1964 he became an Amway Distributor, on his way home from Honduras, where he donated his time building several churches. He was Superintendent of a job at Pine Lake Highlands in Sammamish, WA, building homes and teaching several young men his trade. In 1975, he and his wife moved to Anacortes, where he had built their home, and continued teaching his trade to other young men. He loved to fly his plane as well as boating, of which he owned both. His last endeavor was to build a houseboat named the Martin Andrew. He attended New Day Ministries in Seattle, and Safe Harbor Foursquare Church in Anacortes. He is survived by his wife Carol of the home, sister-in-law Eunice Miller, and brother-in-law Clarence (CR) Miller of Sammamish, WA, cousin Norman Trostad of Seattle, WA; also many neices and nephews. Funeral service will be Saturday, 2/28/2009 at 11:00AM in the Mountain View Valley Chapel, 4100 Steilacom Blvd SW, Lakewood, WA 98449.
Earlene D. Jones 12/12/1936 – 2/21/2009 Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend Earlene Jones was called home to the Lord Saturday afternoon, Feb. 21, 2009. She was born in Blue Rapids, Kansas and moved to Tacoma around the age of 4. She became a life-long resident in a city she loved. She was preceded in death by her husband of many tender loving years, William Jones, and her wonderful father Melvin E. Barrett. She is loved and will be greatly missed by her surviving relatives: her mother Grace Barrett; two brothers, William Barrett, Ronald Barrett; her four children, Jim Jones, Vickey Stellfox, Sandra Jones and Michael Jones. She had 9 grandchildren, Amanda Woolery, Stephanie Powers, Timothy Woolery, Adam Jones, Jason Jones, Casandra Woolery, Jessica Spargo, Amber Woolery, and Jamie Jones, also her beloved great-granddaughters Lillian Woolery and Zoey Powers. Earlene was a proud mother and wife, dedicating her life to providing for and caring for her family. One could not have a better mother – always there for us, always putting our needs before her own. Viewing will be held at Mountain View Funeral Home on Thurs. from 3-9pm, and on Fri. from Noon-9pm. Funeral services will be held on Feb. 28, 2009 at 2pm in the Mountain View Valley Chapel. Mom, it broke our hearts to lose you. You did not go alone, For part of us went with you The day God called you home.
Fred George Scott, beloved father and family patriarch, passed away on February 18, 2009 in Puyallup at the age of 98 years 11 months. He was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Marie, daughter Shirley, two brothers, and one sister. He is survived by one brother, Don, of Red Wing, Minnesota, daughter Marlene of Naches, and son Dan of Puyallup, six grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. Fred led a very active, physical lifestyle and credited his longevity to Marie’s healthy cooking and his physical work each day until shortly before his passing. He hunted, fished, cut and split his own firewood, including chainsaw use well into his 97th year. His many years of team bowling resulted in several league championships, including one earned in his final season in 2008. A celebration of Fred’s life and, at his request, the lives of his wife Marie and daughter Shirley, will be held Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 11:00 AM in the Valley Chapel, Mountain View Funeral Home, Tacoma. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to the charity of the donor’s choice in Fred’s name.
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