Jimmie is a native of Portales, NM, but has spent most of his life in Vallejo. He was baptized into Christ in 1954 and has been a member of the Lassen Street congregation ever since. He served as a deacon for the congregation for many years and was appointed an elder in 1980's. He has taught Bible school classes from grades 6 through adult but prefers to teach adult classes these days. His most recent class was a focused study of Islam.
He is married to the former Thelma McDowell, his high school sweetheart
and the couple has two children, Victor and Deborah, both of whom
are members of the Lassen Street congregation. He has five grandchildren
and one great-grandchild. He is the retired publisher of the Vallejo
Times-Herald and along with his wife operates an embroidery and
garment embellishment business from their home. He is a member of
the Tahoe Family Encampment board, serving as public relations and family activities chairman.
Jack was born in Cardwell, Missouri spending the first 18 years of his life there.
He was baptized on August 19th 1945 in Cardwell. His older siblings came to Vallejo to work at the shipyard during the war and when Jack graduated from High School in 1948 he followed them. He has been a member of this congregation ever since. He served many years as a Deacon in charge of missions under several different elderships. He was appointed an Elder in 1988. He serves the congregation in
several different capacities.
He married the former Dorothy Jean Duty in 1953 that also grew up in Cardwell and they have two children, Richard and Teresa. Richard lives in Truckee and Teresa lives in El Dorado Hills. They have three teen age graddaughters. Jack worked for C&H Sugar for 39 years retiring in 1987 as a Electrical Supervisor. After retiring he went to school to earn his General Contractors Licenses which he still occasionally uses. Dorothy worked for Doctor's Medical Center in Pinole as an RN and recently retired with 20 years of service. Jack and Dorothy are members of the Tahoe Family Encampment board serving in many capacities.
John is a native of Butte, Montana. He was baptized into christ at the Lassen St. Church in 1980 and as been a member ever since.
He entered into Marriage in 1982 to the former Julie Owen, who's father was an elder at the lassen street church for many years. He has two daughters Jenna and Joelle.
John started serving as a Deacon in 1992 where he manages grounds keeping, teaches bible classes, song leading, and many other things. He was appointed an Elder on April 21st 2013.