Nicole Anne Washington, 23, a resident of Sedro-Woolley, passed away on Friday, May 23, 2014, the result of an automobile accident.
She was born in Sedro-Woolley on April 6, 1991, the daughter of William “Oney” and Diane (Wilson) Washington. She was raised in the Birdsview community and attended elementary school in Concrete. The family later moved to Mount Vernon where she attended middle school and graduated from Mount Vernon High School with the class of 2009.
Nicole was a loving mom to her sons and dedicated to her family. She was a kind and gentle young lady that will be missed by all her family and friends. Nicole was a member of the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe in Sedro-Woolley.
She is survived by her sons, Kaia Casey Washington Eklund and Bentley Benjamin Washington Stafford; her mother, Diane Washington & step-father, Brian Young of Sedro-Woolley; 2 brothers, William Washington and Bryan Washington of Monroe; 3 sisters, Sharol Maier, Debra Washington and Leanne Washington all of Monroe; grandparents, Woodrow and Carolyn Young of Lyman; aunt Connie Priano and a host of other aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, William “Oney” Washington; maternal grandparents, Clair Dean & Betty Jean Wilson and aunts, Patty Louise Bradley and Mary Ann Biss.
A Celebration of Life gathering will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the Upper Skagit Tribal Gymnasium.