Dec. 18, 1924 - March 25, 2010
Former Dayton resident Clarice J. Jackson Hubbard passed away March 25, 2010, at Wheatland Village Retirement Center in Walla Walla after a courageous battle with cancer. At her request there will be no service. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Hubbard-Rogg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dayton Alumni Association, P.O. Box 314, Dayton, WA. 99328, or Walla Walla Community Hospice, P.O. Box 2026, Walla Walla, WA 99362.
Clarice was born Dec. 18, 1924, in Dayton to Townsend and Clara Neal Jackson. She attended local schools and graduated with the class of 1942.
In August 1942, Clarice married Ray Swanson, they had one daughter, Jacqueline Rae Swanson, they were later divorced. In June 1947, Clarice married Merl Rogg. They resided in Dayton until Merl's retirement and then started spending their winters in Arizona. In 1993, they moved to their new home in Cave Creek, Ariz. Merl Passed away in 1994. Clarice remained in Arizona until 1999, when she married Richard Hubbard and moved to Spokane. They later moved to Wheatland Village Retirement Center in Walla Walla. Richard passed away in 2008.
Clarice's earlier years in Dayton she worked at the Green Giant cannery and was a telephone operator for Pacific Northwest Bell. She was a 38 year member of the Dayton Eagles Auxiliary, member of the American Legion Auxiliary for over 30 years, former secretary of the Dayton Alumni Association for 10 years and former member of the Dayton Hospital Auxiliary.
Clarice was an avid reader, enjoyed crossword puzzles, ‘40's music and watching pro basketball, football and baseball games on T.V. She always loved being around her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jackie and Bill Savage of Dayton; three grandchildren, Terrie Savage, of Columbia Falls, Mont., Jeff Savage and wife Elizabeth of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Shelley and husband Rick Burnham of Tucson, Ariz.; eight great-grandchildren, Shawna Hagen, Jamie Landon, Alec and Jake Savage, Ricquel, Jessi and Josette Burnham; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Rosemary Dingle.