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Obituary: Counts, Judy Lynn “Yaya”

Age 71

Judy Lynn “YaYa”
(Age 71)

Of Nine Mile Falls, WA, born April 29, 1940.
On April 2, 2012, while surrounded by family, our gentle, sweet, giving, nurturing angel on earth joined her beloved husband Gary Joe Counts to dance in heaven for eternity. Survived by 4 daughters: Lori Myklebust and husband, Eric; Wendy Jacobs; Vicky Hixson and husband, Eric; Jill Corbit and husband, Adam; brother Jeff Aker; 12 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren and her three beloved dogs.
Judy loved time with family, socializing, watching movies, and playing games. Her favorite holiday was Easter, which gave her great joy; she planned games and prizes throughout the year, making it a special day for her family.
Services will be held Monday, April 9, 2012, 2 pm, at Scotts Valley Cemetery, Tum Tum, WA. which will be followed by a celebration of life at Blackstone Recreation Hall near Suncrest, WA. Please visit Judy’s online memorial at


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