In Memoriam

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Julie Mottershaw - February 26, 2019 Julie lost her battle with cancer.  Julie was an Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources at Grossmont Union High School District.  Julie also worked at Mount Miguel High School, San Marcos School District and San Diego Unified School District in various capacities including Principal, Assistant Principal, Social Science Teacher, Basketball Coach, Literacy Professional Development Coach, and Human Resources Officer.   Julie spent 28 years working for the betterment of young people.  Her smile, quick wit, sincerity, and indomitable spirit will carry on forever.  Julie is survived by her beloved daughter Jordan, colleagues and friends.

A celebration of Julie's life will take place on
Saturday, March 16, 2019, 10:00 a.m.
Shadow Mountain Community Church, 2100 Greenfield Dr., El Cajon

Please wear pink

In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Julie Mottershaw Memorial Scholarship at the East County Schools Federal Credit Union, 1069 Graves Ave., Suite 100; El Cajon, CA  92021-4573; 619-588-1515


Anna Marie Cornett June 6, 1956 - February 19, 2019 McAlester, OK Anna Marie Cornett, age 62, of McAlester, passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at McAlester Regional Health Center. The visitation will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 23 at Bishop Funeral Home for friends and family. As per her request, cremation will follow the visitation. Anna was born June 6, 1956 in Bordentown, New Jersey, to Edward John and Irene (McKinney) Zalarick. Anna married Stephen Cornett on August 7, 1982 in San Diego, California. She worked as the instructional material clerk for the San Diego School District for 27 years. Shortly after her retirement the family moved to McAlester. Anna had a great love for cats. She spent much time with feral cats to tame and rehome, giving them the much-needed love they deserved. She also loved to watch and feed the deer in her yard. Anna is survived by her husband, Stephen James Cornett, daughters, Jennifer Cornett and Tamara Gebhrardt and husband Jason, a brother, John Zalarick, and a number of friends. Anna was preceded in death by her mother and father.