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Jacqueline Corrine Harris

Jacqueline Corrine Harris passed away peacefully April 17, 2016, surrounded by her children and grandchildren in Sacramento, Calif. She was born August 20, 1933 to John R. Brown and Edith J. Kerwin in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Jacqui worked extensively in human resources and built many long-lasting relationships at Southern Oregon University, California State University Turlock, and California State University Sacramento.

She possessed a zest for life as evidenced by her intrepid adventures including climbing Mt. Shasta, rafting the Rogue River, and traveling all over the U.S. and the world.

Jacqui was well-known in her Ashland community. She was a frequent volunteer at the Chamber of Commerce, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Ashland City Schools' Start Making A Reader Today program, and Asante Ashland Community Hospital Gift Shop.

Jacqui is survived by her loving family;  her sisters, Pat Cote, Christine Shuman, and Debra Socias; her children, Lon Holston (Janet), Janice Hopcraft (Stephen), and Ray Holston (Sherry); her grandchildren, Heather Maloney (Brendan), Candace McHenry       (Arthur), Nathan Cox, Kelly Anne Meyers (Alex), Stephanie Hopcraft, Lonn Holston, Molly Hopcraft, Rebekah Whipple-Zollman (Jeremy), and Mike Whipple (Olivia); and great-grandchildren, Conner, Lexi, Kaileigh, Heidi, Addie, and Emmalin.  She was  preceded in death by her brother, Edward; her sister, Marilyn; and her daughter, Laurie.

Jacqui's family would like to invite you to join them in celebrating the life of this special woman. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Grace Lutheran Church, Ashland, Ore.  Pastor Tim Cartwright will officiate.