Jerry R. Spencer

Born: Fri., Jan. 18, 1985
Died: Thu., Feb. 2, 2012

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Jerry R. "Jebs" Spencer – a lifelong Pendleton resident, passed away on February 2, 2012, in Pendleton. He was 27 years old. A Dressing Ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 4th, 2012, at 2:00 PM at Burns Mortuary of Pendleton, followed by a funeral procession to Agency Longhouse in Mission. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held on Sunday, February 5th, 2012, at 6:00 PM at Agency Longhouse, followed by an Evening Washat at 7:00 PM, also at the Longhouse. Sunrise Washat will be held on Monday morning, February 6th, 2012, at 7:00 AM at Agency Longhouse, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 AM at St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Mission, Oregon. Burial will follow at Homly Cemetery in Mission. Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is handling arrangements. Jerry was born on January 18, 1985 in Pendleton, Oregon, to Katrina Burnside and Allen Spencer. He was an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. He was raised in Nixyaawii, and attended Pendleton High School. He was a member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Mission. Jerry was an athlete, and enjoyed playing baseball, basketball and boxing as well as exercising in general. He always liked listening to music, playing video games, as well as sketching and drawing. He had great pride in his heritage, he was a hunter and enjoyed learning the language of his tribal ancestors. But his greatest enjoyment came from spending time with his family. Jerry is survived by his: mother Katrina Burnside, wife Judith Burke, sons Mekhi Spencer and Keli Spencer, and daughter Malana Spencer, his sister Fabian Spencer and nephew Lennox Lamone, all of Pendleton, grandparents Joan Burnside and Rosenda Shippentower, as well as various aunts, uncles and cousins in the Spencer, Burnside and Shippentower families. He was preceded in death by his father Allen "Big Al" Spencer, his brother Nolan Spencer, grandparents Bob Burnside and Vernon "Babe" Spencer and great-grandparents: Alex & Blanche Shippentower, Matilda & Johnny Spencer, Mary Patawa and Ira Penny.

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~ The Family Case ~
   Posted Sat February 04, 2012
Our Love, Thoughts & Prayers to All of his Family & Friends . . .

Ronald Halfmoon
   Posted Sat February 04, 2012
We offer our prayers for the repose of his soul and for the healing of family and loved ones.

Janet Johnson & Family
   Posted Tue February 07, 2012
"Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.-Eskimo Saying"...MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU, NEICE AND FAMILY. LOVE JANET & FAMILY

Katrina
   Posted Mon May 28, 2012
Jeb Jebs Baby Boy I Love You and Miss You So Much. Take care of your little brother Nolan...I will see you two again some day. Love~ Your Mom

Katrina
   Posted Mon May 28, 2012
Jeb Jebs Baby Boy I Love You and Miss You So Much. Take care of your little brother Nolan...I will see you two again some day. Love~ Your Mom

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