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continued from page A-22 Lyle Linton Lyle A. Linton,.96, a 40-year resident of Brin- non, died Aug. 3, 2014, in Shelton. He was born Dec. 3, 1917, to Fred V. and Mil- dred Mary (Sanderson) Linton in Spokane. He graduated in 1936 from Colville High School in Stevens County. Lyle married Esther M. Scott in February 1939; they had four chil- dren and later divorced. He then married Gladys (Pickett) Anderson in March 1966. She died July 12, 1993. He worked as a heavy equipment operator and mechanic for Buck Mountain Logging and Simpson Lumber Co. at Camps Grisdale and Govey. He retired after a career as a welder and mechanic at Naval Sub- marine Base Bangor. Lyle enjoyed hunt- ing, fishing, shrimping on Hood Canal and road trips. Lyle is survived by daughters Lila (Verne) Hunter of Silver Creek and Jeanie (Tom) Bry- ant of Humptulips; son Jerry L. (Sheila) Linton of Aberdeen; 12 grandchildren; 24 great- grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchil- dren. He was preceded in death by daughter Peggy (Linton) Inman. At Lyle's request there will be no ser- vice. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Fu- neral Home and Crema- tory in Shelton. Betty Brown Betty (B.J.) Jean Brown (Meeks), 69, died July 24, 2014. She was a resident of Shelton for more than 12 years. She was born July 23, 1945, to Vernon and Reta (Sallee) Meeks in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She worked at the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe in Sequim from 1990 to 1992 and as a Squaxin Island Tribal Council secretary from 1992-1998. She then moved to Kona, Hawaii, where she worked for a law firm. She worked with Amadeo Tian as administrative assistant in 2007, and then moved to community services as program assistant under Carmen Kalama. She loved being a mother and grandmoth- er. She loved all things Native American and her time spent in Ha- waii. She loved to write, and enjoyed her vaca- tions with her grandchil- dren at Lake Cushman. She also loved her cat, Bella. She is survived by daughters Tracy (Ray) Bartroff of Shelton and Jennifer Brown of Vancouver; son Rob- ert Brown of Olympia; grandchildren Joshua Duchene of Portland, Or- egon, Chelsea Duchene of Shelton, Jessica Corn- well of Watertown, New York, and Jacob Brown of Olympia; numerous nieces and nephews in Washington, Texas and California; sister-in-law Clairee Meeks of Sequim and lifetime friend Nita Mattingly of Shelton. She was preceded in death by her parents, Vernon and Reta (Sal- lee) Meeks; brothers Tom Meeks, Bob Meeks and John Meeks; sister Nita Branson; and neph- ew Michael Branson. A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Squaxin Commu- nity Kitchen, 3591 SE Old Olympic Highway. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to OCCU in Shelton in her name or Thursday, to The American Cancer Society. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Fu- neral Home and Crema- tory in Shelton. Paula Pozzi Paula Pozzi, 64, a 10- year resident of Shelton, died Aug. 2, 2014. She was born Dec. 26, 1949, to Carl and Virginia (Beamer) Pozzi in Kent. She was a home- maker and could make anything as she was also a very crafty, loving and caring woman. She is survived by brother Mike Pozzi of Belfair; sister Adrianne Undsder- fer of Port Angeles; daughters Adrianna Stafford and Angela Wickstrom; son-in-law Richard Wickstrom; and grandchildren Levi Wickstrom, A1- lie Wickstrom, Corbin Wickstrom and Colby Wickstrom. There will be no ser- vices at this time. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Funeral Home and Cre- matory. Aug. in 14, 2014 - Mason County Journal - Page & Wag- A-23 are died At- NO NONSENSE >REPAID CREMATION OR FUNERAL PLANS I I-" lr II I