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Lessie Ethel Diffey

  • "There are so many wonderful things I could say about Lessie..."
    - Ed Chapman
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    - Jeana Ramsour
  • " were my sister by marriage for a few years..."
    - Lynda Callahan
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    - Dave - Sonny McBride
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    - Bill Silver

March 6, 1938 - Oct. 24, 2013
Lessie Ethel Diffey, of Vacaville, peacefully passed away on Oct. 24, with her family beside her. She was born in Las Cruces, NM on March 6, 1938, to her beloved parents, Jack and Leona McBride; one of six children, including brothers, Sonny, Jim, David and the late Dale McBride, and sister, Barbara Crabtree.  
Lessie worked as a County Clerk at the Fairfield, Courthouse.
This amazing lady is survived by her loving husband, Jim Diffey; five children, daughters, Leona Cone, Debi Hendricks, and Sandy Bergman, and son, Monty Brown; 11 cherished grandchildren and five great grandchildren, She was preceded in death by her son, Rick Brown. Lessie's light will continue to brighten the world in us all.
A memorial in her honor will be held on Nov. 9 from 1:30 to 4 p.m., at the New Life Church, 5900 Cherry Glenn Rd., Vacaville, CA 95688.
Published in The Reporter on Oct. 31, 2013