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Davis, Sims, Eckert, Sturtevant, Sones, Solomon, Moser

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Tuesday, 5 February 2008, at 4:16 p.m.

From Yavapai County, Arizona:

Ruby Davis
Ruby E. Davis, 81, died Friday, Dec. 12, 1997, at a local nursing home.
She was born June 27, 1916, in Blackgum, Okla. She moved to Prescott Valley from California in 1990.
Survivors include her sons, Kenneth and Wayne, both of Prescott Valley; daughters, Sandra Major of Chino Valley, Sharon Mansfield of Watumka, Okla., Paula Dillard of Bakersfield, Calif., and Barbara Milam of Buttonwillow, Calif.; brother, William of Shafter, Calif.; sister, Emma Jean Annis of Long Beach, Calif.; 18 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth, in 1983.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Redwood Memorial Gardens in Dewey, with the Rev. Jim Cunningham officiating.
Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Dorothy Sims
Dorothy B. Sims, 77, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 1997, at a nursing home in Prescott Valley.
She was born June 8, 1920, in Las Vegas, N.M., to Amor Stemple and I.B. Myrtle Lobley. She married Herbert Sims in 1965, in Rosemead, Calif. They moved to Dewey from California in 1994.
Survivors include her husband, Herbert of Dewey; son, John R. Bronnenkant of Dewey; daughter, Peggy Louise Gray of Oregon; and one grandchild.
Private family services were held.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2724 E. Lakin Drive, #9, Flagstaff, AZ 86004.
Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Edith Eckert
Edith Louise Eckert, 81, died Friday, Dec. 12, 1997, in Prescott Valley.
She was born March 17, 1916, in Canton, Mo., to Charles and Edith (Meyer) Eckert.
Ms. Eckert was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church for the past 40 years. She was a public school teacher in Missouri and in Prescott, teaching at Washington and Taylor Hicks schools.
Beginning at the age of eight, she served as a church organist in Missouri and continued to play at churches for the past 40 years, including the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Prescott, and also in Prescott Valley.
She was an avid bowler and loved to work out in her beautiful garden. Her love for God's creation was reflected in her love for the outdoors.
There were no survivors.
Services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Memory Chapel Mortuary, 131 Grove Ave., with the Rev. Thomas Rothe of First Lutheran Church and the Rev. Stephen Hein of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services.
Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
A memorial has been established at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Memory Chapel helped with arrangements.

Avis Sturtevant
Avis Elizabeth Sturtevant, 77, a 40-year Prescott resident, died Monday, Dec. 15, 1997, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center.
She was born July 25, 1920, in Mayfield, Mo., to Thomas Jefferson Roberts and Nellie Elizabeth (Meyers) Roberts.
She worked as a pipe bender at the Douglas Aircraft facility during World War II. She was a member of the Arizona Cactus Pine Girl Scouts of Arizona for 34 years. She enjoyed reading and hiking.
Mrs. Sturtevant was a member of the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Prescott.
Survivors include her daughter, Jamie of Prescott; son, Jody of Brighton, Calif.; brother, Harlan Roberts of Wellington, Kan.; sisters, Fern Hendrix and Betty Aldridge, both of Independence, Mo., Joanna Bixler of Swanton, Ohio, and Carol Davis of Reno, Nev.; and one grandchild.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave., Prescott, AZ 86303.
Hampton Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Faith Sones
Faith Elizabeth Sones, 73, died Friday, Dec. 12, 1997, at her home in Chino Valley.
She was born Nov. 12, 1924, in Cherokee County, Iowa, to Leonard and Erma (Lickiss) McCannon. She moved to Chino Valley from Yucca Valley, Calif., in July of this year.
She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Chino Valley, the American Legion Auxiliary in Gardena, Calif., the Emblem Club in Yucca Valley, Calif., and the Geneology Society in Morongo Basin, Calif.
Survivors include her daughters, Pamela Morris of Chino Valley, Deann Joyce of Rowland Heights, Calif., and Denice Sones of Norco, Calif.; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at a later date in California.
Memorial contributions may be made to your local Hospice, or the American Cancer Society, 2724 E. Lakin Drive, #9, Flagstaff, Ariz. 86004.
Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Elsie Solomon
Elsie May Solomon, 88, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 1997, at the Tucson Medical Center.
She was born March 9, 1909, in Panama, to Francis Joseph Norton and Elsie (Langenbach) Norton. She was the wife of Henry Solomon of San Francisco, Calif., and Prescott, who preceded her in death. She was also the mother of Elly Mickola and Marlene Adams.
She will be remembered for her dedication to her family, her creative talents and her love for the arts.
Survivors include five grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.
Desert Rose Crematory in South Tucson helped the family with arrangements.

Beatrice Moser
Beatrice M. Moser, 85, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 1997, at Prescott Valley Samaritan Village.
She was born June 16, 1912, in Walnut, Miss., to Elijah and Florence Malone. She moved to Phoenix from Grand Rapids, Mich. In 1964, and to Prescott Valley in 1990.
Mrs. Moser managed the floral department for Smitty's Grocery in Scottsdale for many years. She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Prescott Valley and had been a founding member of Robert Road Baptist Church, also in Prescott Valley. She taught Sunday School, both adults and children, for 30 years. She and her husband, Hal, were always active members of their church, and enjoyed working on mission projects.
Mrs. Moser put her artistic talent to use with her crafts and crocheting. All her children have things she made for them. She is the last of her brothers and sisters; she was the seventh daughter of seven, and also had three brothers.
Survivors include her husband, Hal; daughters, Joyce Rockrich of Prescott Valley, and Ann Steffen of Mesa; sons, Chuck Deen of Gilbert, and Joseph Moser of Butler, N.J.; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
A celebration of Mrs. Moser's life will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, 303 S. Cortez, with visitation one hour prior to service.
Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, at Green Acres Cemetery, 401 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

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