Jessie Ruth (Downey) Wirt(1924 - 2013)

Jessie Ruth Wirt
Feb. 12, 1924-Feb. 19, 2013

Jessie Ruth Wirt, 89 of Farmington, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 in Farmington. She was born Feb. 12, 1924 in Clackamas, Ore. to Jesse R. Downey and Theresa Downey.
After retiring from the California Court system as a Court Reporter, Jessie spent time in Oregon and the San Juan County area.
She enjoyed being a member of the Rockhound Club of California as well as traveling the country with her beloved German Shepherd, Penny (deceased).
Beside leaving family and friends behind, Jessie has left another love of her life behind, Oliver, her miniature Schnauzer. We really don't know who will miss her more, the humans or Oliver.
Jessie was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse R. Downey and Theresa Downey.
She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Pratt and three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services for Jessie will be 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4400 College Blvd. with Bishop Robert Allen conducting.
Interment will follow in Memory Gardens.
We love you, Jessie and Rest in Peace.
The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and home care givers.
In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the Humane Society of Four Corners, 215 W. Main Street, Farmington NM 87401
Jessie's care is entrusted to Brewer, Lee and Larkin Funeral Home, 103 E. Ute St. in Farmington, 505-325-8688.
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Funeral Home

Brewer, Lee & Larkin Funeral Home
103 East Ute Street Farmington, NM 87401
(505) 325-8688

Published in Farmington Daily Times from Feb. 21 to Feb. 27, 2013