Obituary: Julia Irene Slocum
Julia Irene Slocum
Julia Irene Slocum of Eugene, Ore. went to be with her Lord on Aug. 16, 2019. She was 84 years old.
“Irene” was born in Lindsay, Calif. on Feb. 18, 1935 to Orrin M. and Lula Irene (Carter) Pitcock. She accepted Jesus as her savior and was baptized on March 22, 1949. She graduated from Lindsay High School in 1953 and attended San Jose Christian College for 2 and a half years. Irene married Floyd Ezra Slocum on Oct. 30, 1960.
She was a loving homemaker, genealogist, seamstress, Bible school and piano teacher, and a gifted church pianist and organist for over 35 years. She worked as a secretary/bookkeeper for Lindsay Ripe Olive Company and for New Hope Christian Church in Visalia, Calif. for 13 years.
Irene is survived by her husband, Floyd; her daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Glenn Spencer of Midland, Texas; her son and daughter-in-law, Philip and Kara Slocum of Newhall, Calif., and her son and daughter-in-law, Peter and Melissa Slocum of Eugene, Ore. She is also survived by her sister, Eva Louise Harding of Paradise, Calif., and 11 grandchildren, Jordan Martone, Shane Spencer, Carter Slocum, Meagan Spencer, Kent Slocum, Luke Spencer, Kennedy Slocum, Kenzie Slocum, Kaiser Slocum, Kailey Slocum and Kirsten Slocum.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Aug. 24, 2019 followed by the burial at Musgrove Mortuaries and Cemetery, 225 S. Danebo Ave. in Eugene, Ore.