Addie Mae Durey went home to Jesus April 8th, 2020 at her home with family by her side. Addie was eighty-six years old. She was born in Scotland, Arkansas November 13th, 1933 to William and Mary Bartlett. She was the oldest of eight children. In 1948, Addie met the love of her life, Alonzo Durey, at Desha High School in Rohwer, Arkansas. They were married in Las Cruces, New Mexico December 27th, 1950.
Addie and Lon moved their family to Tieton, Washington in 1961 and found employment at Campbell Orchards. She always worked to support her family, picking cotton, harvesting fruit, and on the sorting line in warehouses. Although she worked, her focus was always on her family. She loved to spend time gardening and reading, but most importantly, spending time with family and hosting celebratory gatherings. She was a virtuous and kind woman. She was well loved and will be honored in our hearts forever.
Donald “Don” McIntire passed away from dementia on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 in Prosser, WA with his soul mate by his side. Don was born March 21, 1934 in Wapato, WA, the son of John and Bernadine (Smith) McIntire. He received his education from Granger High School graduating with the class of 1953. While in school he was active in many sports. Don joined the Army in March of 1955 and was with the 182nd airborne at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. He was honorably discharged in March of 1957. When Don returned he farmed with his dad and brother and later became a truck driver. On December 21, 1974 he married Jeanette Montgomery Kern in Sunnyside, WA.
Judith Joyce “Judy” Durey was called home by the Lord on October 17th, 2019. She was 67 years old. Judy was the most caring soul you could ever meet. Judy was born in Quincy, WA on August 23rd, 1952. She married the love of her life, Lonzo Durey, in 1969. They were blessed with three wonderful children, Roger, Angie, and Scott.
After dedicating years to raising her young children, Judy set out on a rewarding career with Sundquist Fruit and Cold Storage. At Sundquist, she was able to share her day to day work life with many of her family members. This allowed Judy to watch over and care for those she loved literally every hour of every day which was an amazing blessing to all who held her dear.
Robert Michael Mastel, 70, of Yakima died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019
John “Jack” Gilbert III, 76, of Selah, peacefully passed away at home on October 10, 2019. He was born on May 10, 1943, and enjoyed over 50 years of marriage with Marilyn Gilbert. They have 2 children, Jon (Jennifer) Gilbert and Leah (Corey) Smith, as well as 2 grandchildren, Matthew and Cameron.