Gala Jean (Howard) Tompkins

Born: Mon., Jul. 28, 1947
Died: Wed., Jan. 8, 2014

Memorial Service

1:00 PM Mon., Jan. 13, 2014
Location: Milton-Freewater First Christian Church

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Gala Jean Tompkins

July 28, 1947 – January 8, 2014


Gala Jean Tompkins – a resident of Walla Walla, Washington, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at her home.  She was 66 years old. 


A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, January 13, 2014, at the Milton-Freewater First Christian Church, 518 South Main Street in Milton-Freewater, Oregon.  Sign the online condolence book at  Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. 


Gala Jean was born July 28, 1947, in Hood River, Oregon, to Steven Dewain and Wilma Lee (Neely) Howard.  She attended Sacred Heart School of Nursing and received her Nursing Certificate.  On June 4, 1972, she married Harold Tompkins in Reno Nevada, together they celebrated 41 years of marriage.  Gala was a Registered Nurse for 43 years, the last 22 of which she worked at St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla.  Gala loved to read.  She always had her nose in a book.  She also enjoyed going camping and fishing. 

She is survived by her husband Harold Tompkins and her two sisters Cheryl Howard Baarstad and Linda Howard Weiler.

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   Posted Sat January 11, 2014
So sorry for your loss. Your are in our thoughts and prayers.

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