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Marjean "Jean" McCown

Aug. 15, 1934 - Feb. 5, 2024

With sadness and great appreciation for a life well-lived, we announce the passing of Marjean (Jean) McCown, who died on February 5, 2024, in Yakima, Washington. Jean was born August 15, 1934 in Moscow, Idaho, to Omer and Marjean Watson. Omer and Marjean raised eight children including Jean, sisters Nancy, Dorothy, Suzanne, Carolyn, Paula and brothers Omar and Riley.

At an early age, Jeans' family moved to Garfield, Washington, where she spent the majority of her life. She married the love of her life, Ray McCown in 1951, eventually welcoming Debbie, Craig, Marcia and Jill into their lives. Je...


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