Lois E. Trigg
Lois E. Trigg, 67, passed away on Oct. 19, 2004 in Peoria.
She was born in Kansas City, Mo. on March 11, 1937.
She is survived by her husband Elmer L. Trigg, daughter Stacey Schneider, sons Russell Trigg and Alan Trigg, brother John Hauser, and seven grandchildren.
Services were held Oct. 23 at Calvary Baptist Church, with interment at Wickenburg Municipal Cemetery, officiated by Pastor Tim Willis.
Arrangements were made by Frey Funeral Home.
Eddie Maureen Barnett Peek
Eddie Maureen Barnett Peek was born July 30, 1914 at Naples, Texas.
She died Nov. 26, 2004 at the home of her son in Wittmann.
She is survived by her husband Carl Peek and their children Wanda Carlyn McDonald of Seneca, S. C., James Orvil Peek (Diane) of Wittmann, Bettie Lou Goff (Stan) of Seneca, S.C., and Gayland Lamar Peek (Beth) of Canyon Lake, Texas.
She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Carl and Eddie were married on May 5, 1934 in Texarkana, Ark.
They had 70 years of being best friends as well as husband and wife.
Eddie was much loved and will be greatly missed by her many friends and family.
A wonderful husband, father, son, brother and friend to many died Tuesday, Jan. 25, at age 58 after a gallant fight with cancer.
Judith Fae Carter Watkins
A memorial service was held Jan. 3, 2005 for Judith Watkins, 57. The Lord called her home Dec. 28, 2004 at Peoria, Ariz.
L. K. Chris Christopher
L. K. Chris Christopher passed away on Jan. 24, 2005 at his home. Chris was born Oct. 9, 1921, in Cooter, Mo. to Quincey and Tennessee Christopher.
Naomi G. Jesson
Naomi Jesson, 86, passed away peacefully on Jan. 25, 2005. Naomi was born on March 23, 1918 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Mary Lynn Maiden-Smuin
In loving memory of Mary Lynn Maiden-Smuin who passed away Jan. 25, 2005 at Del Webb Memorial Hospital in Sun City West.
Harry E. Stewart
Harry E. Stewart died on April 14 at home in Surprise. He lived in Wickenburg for the last 18 years before moving to Surprise due to health reasons last November.
Willis “Bill” Myron Simmons
Willis “Bill” Myron Simmons, age 75, went to be with the Lord on April 21. Bill was born Sept. 27, 1930 at home in Victor, Mont. He was the fifth child born to Marshall Greenfield and Alice (Stratton) Simmons.
Delbert H. Tharp
Delbert H. Tharp, 85, passed away peacefully on Easter Sunday, April 16 in Brenham, Texas. He was born in Richmond, Ind., on Dec. 12, 1920.
Lorena M. Amezola
Memorial services will be held for Lorena M. Amezola, age 43, who passed away April 22 in her home in Aguila.
Funeral services for Louise Cash are today (Wednesday, April 26) at 11 a.m. at the Wickenburg Funeral Home with interment to follow at Wickenburg Cemetery. Louise, age 80, passed away April 23.
Private family services will be held for Dorothy Shreve, age 96, who passed away April 18 in Peeples Valley. She came to Arizona in 1968 from California and has resided in Yarnell and Peeples Valley.
Dorothy Brown Koopman
Dorothy Brown Koopman of Yarnell passed away peacefully on Dec. 27, 2005 at the Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott in the presence of her two daughters.
She was 83.
She was born on Oct. 26, 1921, in Chicago to Fred and Lillian Blaul.
Dorothy had a passion for helping those less fortunate and opened her heart and home to anyone in need. She functioned as an emergency foster care mother in Chicago prior to earning her nursing credentials at age 50.
Dorothy worked at hospitals both in Chicago and California before devoting her career to in-home nursing.
Dorothy is survived by daughters Sandi Taylor (Jose) and Darlene Koopman (Kent); stepsons Kent, Kerry and Kirby Koopman; granddaughters Kim Childs, Dana Knight (Ron); and four great-grandchildren Jarrod and Jake Childs and Ronnie and Nicole Knight.
She was preceded in death by husbands Culver Brown and Earle Koopman and grandson Steven Taylor.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at a later date in California.
Funeral ceremonies for Robert Woolsey, 74, of Safford, were conducted Monday, May 13, 2002, at the Safford LDS Stake Center by Bishop Skyler Evans. The family prayer was offered by Sue Gherkins. The organist was Shirley Payne and chorister Jeannine Carpenter. The opening hymn was "I Need Thee Every Hour" and invocation was offered by Bishop Skyler Evans. Gene Seale provided the life story after which Jeannine, Joe and Nina Carpenter sang "Each Life That Touches Ours For Good." Dick Bingham offered the sermon. The closing hymn was "How Great Thou Art," and the benediction was offered by Steve Goodman. Concluding ceremonies with the dedication of the grave by Gene Seale and military rites conferred by the Gila Valley Veteran's Honor Guard followed in the Safford Cemetery. Chris Goodman, Michael Curtis, Jeff Harvey, Morgan Seale, Ben Russell and Danny Lujan served as the casket bearers.
Funeral ceremonies for Daniel Cook, 64, of Thatcher, were conducted Tuesday, May 21, 2002, at the Thatcher LDS Church Street Chapel by Bishop Mike Schern. Concluding ceremonies followed in the Thatcher Cemetery.
Selma Ruby House
Selma Ruby House, 87, passed away May 18, 2002, in Safford. Selma was born Jan. 21, 1915, in dover, Tenn. to Thomas and Editha House. Services for Selma were May 24 at the Morris David's Saffod Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed at the Safford Union Cemetery
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Lenore M. Duncan
Services were held recently for Lenore Montierth Duncan, who died Thursday, July 11, 2002, formerly of Thatcher and Safford, with Bishop George Harris officiating. The family prayer was given by Mitchell D. Wolfley., invocation by Houston Cluff, life story by Terry Joe Bingham, and benediction by Ray Luster. Casketbearers were J.T. Lackner, Chris Wolfley, Kenny Wolfley, Devin Kight, Mitch Wolfley and Johnny Duncan. Honorary bearers were David DeSpain, Lonnie Estes, Chuck Duncan, Eddie Montierty, Wan Wolfley, Mike Duncan, Ted Branch and Kevin Kight. She was laid to rest in the Safford Cemetery.
Flora B. Stroud
Funeral ceremonies for Flora B. Stroud, 81, of Safford were conducted Saturday, July 27, 2002, at Bunker's Caldwell Chapel by Steve Bryce. Flora died on Wednesday, July 24, 2002. Concluding ceremonies followed in the Ashurst Cemetery.
Rachel's life began on May 11, 1918, in Coleman County, Texas. She died on Tuesday, July 23, 2002. She was the seventh of 10 children born to Joel Louis and Verna Tankersley Sellers, and grew feeling especially blessed to be part of a family endowed with an abundance of love.
John Carabajal Ochoa
John Carabajal Ochoa, 74, of Safford passed away July 21, 2002. John was birthed June 15, 1928, in Los Angeles, Calif., by a midwife at home to parents Asuncion Grijalva Ochoa from Clifton, and Rafugia Carabajal, who was born in Mexico.
Frances M. Cruz
Frances M. Cruz, 37, of Morenci passed away July 10, 2002, in Phoenix. A Mass of Christian Burial for Frances was celebrated Monday, July 15, at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Morenci by Reverend Raul H. Rosales. Burial followed at the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.
Juan R. Mojarro
Juan R Mojarro, 93, passed away July 22, 2002, in Safford. Juan was born Sept. 10, 1908, in Jalpa, Mexico to Aurelio and Maria Rodriguez Mojarro.
Arlene Paa-nanen, 49, of Thatcher went to her eternal rest July 24, 2002. Arlene was born Aug. 3, 1952, in Ham Lake, Minn. She was a resident of Arizona for the past nine years.
Roy E. Coombs
Roy E. Coombs passed away on July 18, 2002 in Mesa. Roy was born in Mesa on Oct. 28 1932 to Nathan and Eva Coombs and was the youngest of nine children. He lived in Mesa and Snowflake until 1945 at which time the family moved to Central where he attended Thatcher High School.
Linda Acuna Roybal
Linda Acuna Roybal, 88, passed away October 8, 2002, in Safford. Linda was born March 16, 1914, in San Gabriel, Calif., to Froilan and Santos Acuna. Linda devoted her life to her husband, daughters and grandchildren.
Robert E. Lee
Robert E. Lee, 87, passed away October 9, 2002, in Tucson.
Patricia Eady, 49, passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2002. She was born Jan. 29, 1953, to Herman and Evelyn Wohlers in Trimont, Minn.
Edward Frederick Ford
Edward Frederick Ford was born Dec. 4, 1937, in Bronx, N.Y. There he lived and was raised by his father and grandparents until the age of 10. Ed and his father then lived in Ajo with his aunt, Madge Snyder. After schooling, he worked as a crusher operator for Phelps Dodge for 22 years. He died Tuesday, October 08, 2002.
Preston Aker, 83, passed away September 15, 2002, in Las Cruces, N.M. Preston was born July 13, 1919, in Lordsburg, N.M. A memorial service for Preston was held Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Morris David's Safford Funeral Home.