- SMSGT Loyce Lindell Morgan, Ret. AF
- Jefferson Davis Walker
- Jessie Mae Jones
SMSGT Loyce Lindell Morgan, Ret. AF was born July 22, 1933 in Leonard, TX to Otto and Ruth Morgan. Loyce Passed away on September 28, 2013 in Tacoma, Washington after a short illness. He married the love of his life Sabra Earnestene Pickens on September 30, 1953 in Tillamook, Oregon.
They had 5 daughters; Lynn, Rith, Susan, Nancy and Pat.
He served in the United States Air Force for 20 years. While in the Air Force, Loyve was stationed in Alabama, Bermuda, Washington State, New Jersey, Vietnam and California. He was a mechanic in the Air Force and became a Warehouseman for Republic Automotive Warehouse. After retiring from the Air Force he received several medals. One was a Bronze Star. Loyce loved to golf, fish and being with his family.
He is survived by his loving wife Earnestene; daughters Lynn Morgan of Tacoma, Washington, Ruth (Tim) Louser of Fountain, Colorado, Nancy Hayes of Tacoma, Washington, Pat (Dan) Schatz or Tacoma, Washington; grandchildren Josh and Beth Schatz; numerous nieces and nephews; his Air Force family and friends around the world. Loyce was preceded in death by his parents Otto and Ruth Morgan; sister Johnnie Striplin; twin brother Doyce and his daughter Susan.
The light and the rock of our family is gone, but will always be in our hearts. Loyce was cremated and there will be no memorial service
We would tell dad we love him and he would reply “I love you more.” Well, we love you the most.
Jefferson Davis Walker, 55, of Lakewood Washington passed away peacefully October 4, 2013 at his home, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Jeff was born on April 30, 1958 in Tacoma to Charles and Winifred Walker. He graduated from Lakes High School and then attended Western Washington University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. He married the love of his life, Mary Zapref in September 1992 and they were soon blessed with two beautiful daughters. He is survived by Mary, daughters Sophia and Natasha, his brother John and sisters Vicki and Ginger. Jeff was an avid skier and climber and was happiest in his beloved mountains. He was a wonderful father, husband, brother and friend to many. He provided 33 years of service to the state of Washington and recently retired from the Department of Corrections. Jeff will be greatly missed by all who were fortunate to know him. He will be forever in our hearts.
Memorial arrangements will be held 3:30pm Friday, October 18, 2013 at Lake City Community Church, 8810 Lawndale Ave SW, Lakewood WA 98498.
Jessie Mae Jones (January 19, 1934 – October 3, 2013). Beloved wife, mother, nana, sister, friend ~ Jessie Mae Jones, 79, of University Place, Washington, went to live with our Lord Jesus on Thursday, October 3, 2013.
Jessie was born January 19, 1934, in Charleston, West Virginia, to the late William and Dorothy Blanch (Williams) Harris.
Jessie was a 1952 graduate of East Bank High School.
As the wife of an Airmen, she lived and moved across the United States and Europe. While in Alconbury, England, Jessie started her career in retail at the base Army and Air Force Exchange Service from which she retired after 23 years of service. Upon returning from England in 1987 the family settled in University Place where she has lived the past 26 years.
Jessie is survived by her husband of 49 years Joseph Louis Jones; her children, Tabatha Harris and her husband Anthony, and Samantha Miller and her husband David. She is also survived by her sisters, Billie Harris Counts of Louisiana, Carolyn (Sue) Harris Bailey and her husband Ed of Connecticut, Mary Harris Shipp and her husband Tom of Ohio, Helen (Becky) Hancock of Virginia, and her brother, Paul Harris and his wife Suzanne of North Carolina. She is survived by five grandchildren who she adored, Antonia, Tia, David, Dawson and Taylor. She also leaves behind numerous loving family and friends.
Jessie is predeceased by her brother, Leroy Edward Harris.
Family, friends and grandchildren were Jessie’s passion and delight. She enjoyed meeting with friends at various church and work socials. She was an active member of Grace Gospel at Lewis North Chapel, Joint Base Lewis-McChord and took great joy in interacting with their youth. She was proud to have been baptized there. She enjoyed sightseeing and traveling to visit with her daughters and grandchildren. She loved shopping for both herself and spoiling her daughters and the grandkids. She enjoyed watching the squirrels and birds in her backyard, and her view of Mount Rainier from her patio.
Jessie’s generous heart, beautiful spirit, and unconditional love will be missed by all.
The family wishes to thank all those who cared for Jessie during her last few months, and Grace Gospel Chapel for their support and generosity.
Visitation will be at Mountain View Funeral Home on Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Memorial services will be at Lewis North Chapel, Joint Base Lewis-McChord Saturday, 12 October, at 3:30 p.m.