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Flash Flood Watch issued August 01 at 10:54AM PDT until August 01 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ON RECENT BURN AREAS FRIDAY... .BRIEF DOWNPOURS FROM ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS AREAS THAT HAVE EXPERIENCED RECENT WILDFIRES. DEBRIS FLOWS AND RAPID RUNOFF WOULD BE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT IN THIS CASE. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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Helen Byrd Scofield-Parrott

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Helen Byrd Scofield-Parrott

Out of sight now… but always in our hearts and memories.A beautiful, strong and courageous woman is no longer with us. She had many family names of endearment, but GG was that “special” one given to her by her great-grandchildren. Helen led a full and active life doing all the things she wanted to do. She graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1940 with an ambition to be successful at whatever she attempted, and she was… in home, work and community.

Helen loved Jim, Orvin, Peter and dancing

Roses, Estee Lauder, jewelry and shopping

Fresh strawberry shortcake, seafood, Hawaii and boating

Cruises, vacations, conventions and bowling

Dancing With The Stars, Neil Diamond, family and friends

Ronald Reagan, crossword puzzles and her Mercedes Benz

She worked hard and she played hard, but I must say

Her favorite thing was dancing at the end of the day.

She once said, “I danced all the way through school… junior high and high school… and ever since.” Dancing was her passion and she thoroughly enjoyed every moment she spent with the Greater Olympia Dixieland Jazz Society (GODJS). She served as treasurer for GODJS for many years.

Her other passion was her work in Epsilon Sigma Alpha Service Sorority Omicron Chapter (Tacoma), for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She was involved in their charitable work for over fifty years! During that time, she served as Omicron president and Woman of the Year in 1967 and then Washington state president 1974-75.

Helen was a lifetime member of the Day Island Yacht Club (Tacoma) where she received the 1983 Woman of the Year award. She was also a lifetime member of the Olympia Yacht Club and president of the Women’s Interclub Council (WIC) in 1996. In her spare time, she enjoyed being a docent at the Governor’s Mansion.

Private Family Graveside Services will be held for Helen in Wenatchee. A Celebration of Life for friends will be held in Olympia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the charity of your choice.

Helen was an amazing woman! She was our sister, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was our friend, our mentor and so much more. She will be deeply missed by many and always remembered with love.

~ Her Family

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