Lorraine C. Bump
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Passed away peacefully and went home to be with our Lord and Savior on February 25, 2013. She was born on March 21, 1933 in Portland, Oregon to Erwin and Mildred Carter.
She was raised in San Francisco, CA and married her high school sweetheart, the late Clifford J. Smith. They settled in Sunnyvale, CA and raised their three children.
She married John R. Bump in 1985, retired from Northrop Grunnan in 1996 and in 2003 moved to Browns Valley, CA where she was a dedicated gardener with a green thumb.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her loving Grandmother (Mommy Riggs) and her late husband, Clifford J. Smith.
She is survived by her husband John R. Bump, her two cats Bagheera and Cleo, her sons, Stanley C. Smith (wife Lis) of Angels Camp, CA, Brent A. Smith (wife Cathy) of Sunnyvale, CA and daughter, Judith L. Zirion (husband William) of Browns Valley, CA, grandchildren, Nicolas C. Smith (wife Allison), Nicole E. Riddle (husband Dean), Anthony B. Smith (wife Meagan), Christopher W. Brown (wife Nikki), Gillian J. Thomas (husband Scott), Amanda L. Fore, Shaun R. Brown, Jamie L. Coleman (husband Eddie), Ryan W. Zirion (Hailey Peek), and great grandchildren, Noah, Symon, and Denae Riddle, Viviana and Alyvia Brown, Kaidance McDyer, Logan Thomas and Kylie & Trevor Coleman.
A Celebration of her Life will be held at a later date.
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Published in Appeal Democrat from Feb. 27 to Feb. 28, 2013