Jerry Brownell

Jerry Brownell | Obituary

Jerry Brownell died Aug. 23, 2021, at the age of 86.

Jerry Edgar Brownell, born 10- 29-1934 to Gordon and Emma in Donna, TX. Jerry spent his youth on a 60-acre farm in Amboy, WA, studied auto mechanics at Clark College, and enlisted in the USAF, stationed 4 yrs. in Hokkaido, Japan as a radio transmission analyst with top secret security clearance and accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior while serving his country. Jerry worked for the Kent School District as their Federal Funds Coordinator and was active at Grace Community, Band of Brothers, VCCA, and as a MOPS children’s attendant. He enjoyed his children’s and grandkid’s activities and loved backpacking. Jerry lived a full life with love, compassion, and honor and left this world on 8-23-2021.

He is survived by his wife, Mary; sister Wilma Johnson (Bob); sons Jerald (Teri), and Scott; daughter Cari Taylor (Paul); and five grandchildren.

Military graveside service at Tahoma National Cemetery on Monday, September 20th at 10 AM, followed by a memorial service, reception at Grace Community in Auburn at 11:30 AM. Live streaming services available, contact funeral home, 253-537-0253.


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