Noel Arturo Jones, 56, of San Diego died Wednesday. He was born in Panama City, Panama, and was an aircraft mechanic in the aeronautics industry.
He served in the Navy and was a member of Christ Cornerstone Church.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Jones; daughters, Leyza Jones of Panama and Samantha Whitlow and Deanna Howard of San Diego; sons, Joel Jones of Puerto Rico and Michael and Dominic Jones, Vincent and Thomas Bennett and James Whitlow, all of San Diego.
Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. tomorrow, Greenwood Mortuary, Interstate 805 and Imperial Avenue, San Diego.
Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary.
Interment: Greenwood Memorial Park.
Published in the San Diego Union-Tribune on 6/28/2005.
Mary Jimenez, 78
ESCONDIDO - Mary Jimenez, 78, died Saturday, June 11, 2005.
Born March 11, 1927, in Pipestone, Minn., she lived in Escondido for 55 years. She was a foster parent for the San Diego Foster Parent Association for 40 years and cared for about 100 children.
Mrs. Jimenez is survived by her sons, Tony Jimenez, Roy Jimenez and Brian Jimenez, all of Escondido; daughters Susana Jimenez, Byina Jimenez, Alicia Jimenez and Katherine Jimenez, all of Escondido; sister Joan Olson of Escondido; and grandson Isaiah.
Private services and cremation are planned.
Herbert Kapopolohunaokane Smith
we will miss you!
SMITH, HERBERT KAPOPO- LOHUNA-OKANE,
Herbert Kapopolohunaokane Smith, 75, born in Honolulu, died September 7, 2006 in San Diego. A much-decorated hero including a Bronze Star, he served 32 years with the Army -- all over the world: 12 years in Germany, and in the Korean War and several tours in Vietnam, retired as a Master Sergeant on May 31, 1981. He then was an Instructor for ABC Business School in downtown San Diego. Herb spent many years taking care of children: the ones his mother "hanaed" in Hawaii, the three he had with his first wife Geneva, and the numerous foster children over 11 years with his wife, Diana, who he married in 1991. They adopted Joshua, now 9, and Kristina, now 12. Herb is also survived by his sister Gwen of Molokai. Herb's other children are Bill Smith, Francine Tagupa, Jean Ballejo and Jennifer Gonzalez. Lea Smith is like a daughter. He leaves nine grandchildren: Nanani, Kalani, Pokie, Kanani, James, Byron, Esteban, Alberto and Raquel, and nine great-grandchildren. Herb was much loved and will be sorely missed. Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2006, at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. Donations may be sent to:Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.
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Published in the San Diego Union-Tribune on 9/17/2006.
Lynn passed away in early August 2008. Lynn has been a foster parent for more than fifteen years and a volunteer at the Foster Parent Association.She was also a Support Group Leader for many years