Jane Reynolds Heath, 57, died Jan. 22, 2017, in Olympia, Washington, concluding a brief valiant battle with cancer.
The will be no funeral but interment will be in Olympia.
Born May 29, 1959, in Visalia, California, she grew up in nearby Hanford, California. She was employed as Emergency Dispatcher at Lemoore Naval Air Station, California, and later as Emergency Dispatcher at Port of Seattle, Washington. She was manager of "Chrysalis" a gift shop in Olympia, Washington.
As a performing artist, she played guitar and sang at many venues in California and Washington. She loved all creatures, great and small and was well known as an animal whisperer.
She visited here in Duncan several times and had formed many local friendships.
She was preceded in death by her parents James Allen Reynolds and Virginia Plummer Reynolds, of Hanford; a brother, Roger Steven Reynolds of Brookdale, California; and her aunt Martha Bentley of Hanford.
She is survived by Patti Jones, of the home. She is also survived by her daughter, Shiela Heath Cartwright and husband David, of Hanford; a sister, Patsy Duncan and husband Rick, of Duncan, Oklahoma; two brothers, Ronald Reynolds of San Jose, California, and Rodney Reynolds and wife Lynn, of Agoura Hills, California; seven grandchildren, one niece and seven nephews, including former Duncan residents John Duncan, of Lindenhurst, Illinois, and Joel Duncan, of Charlottesville, Virginia.
Published on January 23, 2017