Pauline L. Eatton, 55, of Long Beach, Wash., died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at home.

She was born September 23, 1953, in Vallejo, Calif., to James L. Hampton and Pearl Jewell Denton. Her father survives, residing in Seaview.

The family moved to Denver, then to Portland, where she attended St. Peter's Catholic School and graduated from David Douglas High School.

In 1992, Ms. Eatton moved to the Long Beach Peninsula.

Family members said she loved animals and watching "Looney Tunes" cartoons on TV.

She is survived by a son, Scott Alonzo of Montana; a partner; three brothers, Kevin and Jamie Hampton, both of Long Beach, and Larry Hampton of Ocean Park, Wash.; two sisters, Micaela Gray of Seaview and Roberta Richey of Montana; a granddaughter, Micaela Alonzo; four nieces; two nephews; and a great-nephew.

A memorial will be held at 1 p.m. Feb. 17 at New Life Church, 405 First Ave. in Ilwaco, Wash.

Penttila's Chapel by The Sea in Long Beach is in charge of the arrangements.

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