Garnet Laura Harmon Garnet Laura Harmon was born in Tacoma, WA November 8, 1913 and passed away January 12, 2010. She is survived by two children, Fred (Judy) Harmon and Sharyl Moore, three grandchildren, Kurt (Missy) Freeman, Kristine (Michael) Young, and Todd (Denise) Ray, and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by parents Percy and Mae Dwinell, spouse of 67 years Fred L. Harmon, and sisters Lorna Smith, Jewel Rogers, and Carol Hart. She is survived by sister Marilyn Johns, brother-in-law Elmer Hart, and many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Regency of Puyallup for providing compassionate and loving care her last days. Deepest gratitude to former caregivers Dea, Rena, and Jane. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her and the lives she touched. Love you Mom. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, January 30, 2010 in the Mountain View Garden Chapel with a celebration of life following the service. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home. 584-0252. Please sign the online guestbook at www.mountainviewtacoma.com .
Judith Ann Thompson (Martin) 9/3/1940 – 1/24/2010 Judy was born in Tacoma on September 3, 1940 and lost her long and courageous battle with breast cancer on January 24, 2010. She was adopted by her parents Frank and Marguerite Martin when she was about one month old. She was preceded in death by both parents and at age 15 she was then raised by her cousin Virginia, and her husband John Hartford. She became “big sister” to Susie and Jimmy Hartford. After graduating from Stadium High School in 1958, Judy took a month long tour of Europe. She was married to Ronald Thompson from 1960-1999. Judy worked for the Tacoma Police/Pierce County Sheriff (LESA) for 31 years before retiring as Records Supervisor in 2006. Judy is survived by daughters Vicki (John) Talen and Michelle (Marty) Wittman, grandchildren Josh and Seth Talen, Hayley (Steve) Howat, Kylie and Olivia Wittman, sister Sue Hoffman, brother Jim Hartford and cousin Virginia Hartford. Thank you to Dr. Frank Senecal for the years of caring. Also thanks to the staff at Franciscan Hospice House, you are all greatly appreciated. Judy asked that no funeral service be held but please join family and friends for an open house, in celebration of her life on Sunday, January 31st 2:00-5:00 pm at Hiddenwood West Clubhouse. 7117 40th St W. University Place In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Franciscan Hospice House or to the Humane Society of Pierce County. Please sign online guest book @ www.mountainviewtacoma.com .