Jacklyn Marie Russell Garcia was born in Tacoma on April 28, 1986 to Bettina Rae Cervantes Montoya and Monte Samuels. Jacklyn is survived by her grandmother, Gloria George; uncle Marcus Russell; grandfather Sam Samuels; grandmother Marie Shilo and children, Bettina and Kyle Garcia.
A member of the Puyallup Tribe, Jacklyn was raised in Tacoma. She was a fun-spirited, playful, loving, caring big-hearted soul that you could never say "No" to. She enjoyed "rappin", being with friends and family, and gambling. She was dearly loved by her Grandma Gloria to whom she would say "I da baby ennit grandma".
Jacklyn will be brought to the Puyallup Tribal Youth Center at 5 pm Wednesday 9/28/16. Everyone is welcome to visit at that time. Funeral service at 11 am Thursday, 9/29 at the Youth Center. Burial at Cushman Cemetery. She was dearly loved by her family and friends. Jacklyn, not a day goes by that you won't be thought of and missed.