Celebrating the Life of Jerald “Jerry”Magee
May 11, 2018 • 10 a.m.
Newberg Friends Church
Prelude — Dan Cammack (son-in-law)
Welcome and Prayer — Dick Sartwell, pastor
Congregational Hymn #98: “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”
“Mary Did You Know”
Dan, Forrest, and Will Cammack (son-in-law and grandsons)
Forrest and Will Cammack, Kristiane Ransbarger
and Anders Sorestad (grandchildren)
Scripture and Thoughts
Open Sharing — Cindy Johnson
Congregational Hymn #2: “How Great Thou Art”
led by John Johnson
Taps – Veterans of Foreign Wars
Closing Prayer — Al Sorestad (son-in-law)
Dr. Jerald “Jerry” John Magee was born on February 28, 1927, in Scotts Mills, Oregon, to John William Magee and Edith Kellogg Magee. He passed away on May 6, 2018 in Newberg, Oregon. He graduated from Silverton High School in 1945, George Fox College in 1950 and Oregon Health Sciences University Dental School in 1961. Jerry served in the Army from 1945 to 1946 at the end of WWII. He practiced dentistry in Vancouver, Washington, from 1961 until he retired in 1994.
For 57 years, Jerry was the loving husband of Connie Jarvill Magee, who survives him. He was preceded in death by his sister Barbara Hays and brother Maurice Magee. Jerry is survived by his daughters Tamara Cammack (Dan) and Lisa Sorestad (Allen); brothers Harold, Kenneth, and Warren Magee; grandchildren Forrest Cammack, Rebekah Klatt, William Cammack, Kristiane Ransbarger, and Anders Sorestad; and great-grandchildren Laurel, Ember, and Dane Ransbarger.
Jerry had a great love and awe of God’s creation. His hobbies included spelunking, identifying plants, and fishing, among other outdoor activities. He also had a great interest in Native American artifacts. He was an active member of Newberg Friends Church. He was a member and past secretary and president of the Clark County Dental Society. He was a lifetime member of the American Dental Association.
Jerry’s kind and gentle ways will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Donations in Jerald’s name are welcome and appreciated and may be made to Friendsview Retirement Community for the Resident Assistance Fund, 1301 Fulton St. Newberg, OR 97132.