Jamie Jondel Morford was born November 5, 1990 in Lincoln Nebraska and passed on August 18, 2020 In New Orleans, Louisiana. She was preceded in death by her mother Vicki Knudsen and her Father Robert Morford. She lived most of her life in Omaha, Nebraska graduating from Grinnell University with a BS and then proceeded to Post graduate school, receiving her PhD degree in medical science from Tulane University.
She is survived by her fiancé David Shives, Uncle and Aunt Gary and Kathy Knudsen, Cousins Elijah and Cedric Knudsen, Aunt and Uncle Chris and Larry Morford, Uncle Jerald Morford, Aunt Joanne Morford, cousins Carly Morford, Alison Jones, Matt Morford, and Stephanie Danielson. As well as numerous other friends and colleagues.
She loved animals and always had a number of cats living with her wherever she lived and leaves four behind. Besides being highly intelligent, she had an artistic side loving music as an accomplished viola player and was a poet. She enjoyed Zumba for exercise.
Taken from us too soon she will be missed.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, on Thursday, August 27, 2020, starting at 1:00 PM, followed by a Memorial Service in the Chapel at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Jamie’s name to https://ww5.komen.org/ or www.lung.org.