Jessica Emily Alcala June 8,1923 - January 23, 2021 Orangevale, CA Jessica, 97, was born on June 8, 1923 and went to join our Lord on January 23, 2021. She is survived by her son Richard Alcala (daughter-in-law Kathy), daughter Michele Beckwith (son-in-law Chuck), as well as many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. She was the beloved grandmother of Sean Beckwith and Michael Beckwith, and great-grandmother to Caiya Ruhland. She is now reunited with her loving husband of 65 years, Albert Alcala, and infant daughter Denise. Born in Richmond, CA, Jessica (Jay) and her 6 siblings, who have all preceded her in death, grew up in Sacramento. She had been a lifetime lover of music and trained as a classical singer. After graduating from McClatchy High School in Sacramento, Jay began singing with warm up acts for the Big Bands touring the nation during WWII. The first time that Albert, or Al, and Jay met was after a concert she had performed at the Memorial Auditorium in Sacramento. After marrying Al on June 6, 1943, Jay devoted her entire life to her family, and not just her husband and children but also her loving mother, father, grandfather, and siblings. Still, singing remained her passion, and after living in El Dorado Hills for many years, she joined the choir at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Cameron Park. Jessica's funeral will be held at Green Valley Mortuary & Cemetery in Cameron Park, CA on February 4, 2021. Visitation will begin at 1:00 PM, Prayer Service will be held at 2:00 PM, and Internment will be at 3:00 PM.