In Loving Memory: Letitia “Lovey” Jackson-Guyer

Letitia "Lovey" Jackson-Guyer

LETITIA “LOVEY” JACKSON-GUYER was born on November 19, 1937 and passed into the spirit world on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at her home in Hoopa, with her family at her side.

Lovey was born in Hoopa, CA to Pliny & Shirley Jackson.  She is survived by her husband, Edward Guyer, Sr. and her children, Cynthia Blake-Williamson (Bruce)of Redding, CA, Richard Blake  (Kristen) of Hoopa, Terri Blake-Rivera (Rick) of Kelseyville, CA, Dorothy Blake-Fry (Mark)  of Yuba City, CA, Edward Guyer II, (Kendall ) of Hoopa, Marion Rooms (Lance) of Harrah, OK and also survived by 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren and numerous nephews, nieces, great nephews and great nieces.  Lovey is also survived by one sibling, Maude “Dicey” McCovey of Hoopa and nephew, George “Chet” McCovey, who Lovey claimed as her brother.  Her Sister in Law, Betty Jackson of Hoopa, CA, Deb Guyer of Blackfoot, ID, and brother in laws Mike Guyer of Oroville, CA and John Guyer of Pocatello, ID.

Lovey is preceded in death by her  parents, Pliny & Shirley Jackson, son, Warren “Mokie” Blake, brother, Paul E. Jackson, Sisters, MaryAnn McCovey, Nina Langreck, Ruth “Tubby” Ames & Marlene “Ona” Jackson.

Once returning home to the Hoopa area in 1996, Lovey and Ed built a home and she went to work for the Hoopa Valley Tribe in several positions including Kimaw Medical Center, Hoopa Forest Industry and Hoopa Tribal Forestry.  Lovey also served as a board member for the Hoopa Valley Housing Authority.

Lovey was an avid bingo player, playing in some of the biggest casinos across the United States and was also an avid supporter of Hoopa Valley sports teams.  Lovey was also a devoted grandmother and great grandmother having many large family events at her home and proudly preparing the meals herself.

Services are being handled by Pierce Mortuary at 707 H Street, Eureka, CA.  Visitation is planned for Friday, February 1, 2013 from 12PM to 7PM.  A funeral service is planned for Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Hoopa Valley Tribe Neighborhood Facility in Hoopa CA.  Burial will occur at the Jackson Family Cemetery, Pine Creek Road, Hoopa, CA.

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February 5th, 2013

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