March 8, 1933 ~ September 22, 2013
Mom died peacefully at home attended by her daughters. She is survived by daughters Michele Trombley, Lisette Trombley and Genette Taylor; granddaughters
Mickiala Gonzales, Jessica Laughlin,
Cheryl Laughlin, Kristina Trombley-Swanson and Rachel Graham; great-granddaughter Tara Johnson; many nieces and nephews; and her dear friend and sister-in-law Vera Washington. By her request, she will be joined with her late husband J.C. Washington among the roses. Mom's legendary collection of teapots will be distributed to her friends, family and local teahouses. Mom will also be remembered for the hundreds of crocheted hats she donated to those in need.
A private celebration of her life will be held at Michele's home at 1:00 on Sunday, September 29. Donations may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.