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Griffith, Ross, Mullen, Killoran, Gale, Hill, Maxwell

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Tuesday, 5 February 2008, at 4:23 p.m.

From Yavapai County, Arizona:

Velma Griffith
Velma M. Griffith, 82, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 1997, at Meadow Park Care Center in Prescott.
She was born Sept. 29, 1915, in Correctionville, Iowa. She married Hammon Griffith in Lordsburg, N.M., on July 30, 1955.
Mrs. Griffith spent some time in Illinois before moving to Arizona. She had lived in Arizona for more than 55 years, and resided in the local area for more than 20 years.
Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Hammon; son, Michael of Phoenix; daughter, Joan Walling; step-daughters, Bertie Brown of Dewey and Margaret Phillips of Kansas; and brother, Bud Wallace of Washington.
Memorial services were held today at Sunrise Funeral Home. The Rev. Howard Griffith officiated.
The family suggests memorials to the charity of your choice.
Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Olie Ross
Olie Wendell Ross, 76, a resident of Dewey, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 1997, in Prescott.
He was born July 26, 1921, in Monticello, Maine, to Thaddeus and Hattie (Belyea) Ross.
Mr. Ross served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married his wife, Laura, on April 4, 1949.
He was a member of the Latter Day Saints Church, Augusta Ward, and the V.F.W.
Survivors include his wife, Laura; daughters, Sandra Lane of Litchfield, Maine, Nancy Tarbox of Winthrop, Maine, Alice Lane of Chelsea, Maine, Lorelei Anderson of Portland, Maine, Martha Peterson of Provo, Utah, Rebecca Dempsey of South Jordan, Utah and Hattie Fletcher of Gardiner, Maine; sons, Daniel of Prescott Valley, and Thaddeus of Augusta; sister, Grace Campbell of Rangeley, Maine; 33 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held in Augusta, Maine.
Memory Chapel Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.

John Mullen Jr.
John A. Mullen Jr., 66, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 1997, at his home in Chino Valley.
He was born June 27, 1931, in Fithian, Ill., to John A. Sr. And Dorothy (Hibler) Mullen.
Mr. Mullen was a supervisor in the chemistry department at the University of Illinois for many years before he retired in 1989 and moved to Chino Valley. He loved his dog, Lokie.
He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include nieces, Cheri Leigh Hough of Arizona and Gail Lynn Oesch of Indiana; nephews, Charles F. Martin of Chino Valley and Gary Allen of Phoenix.
Private family services were held.
Memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society, 2724 E. Lakin Drive, #9, Flagstaff, Ariz. 86004.
Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

John Mullen Jr.
John Mullen Jr., 66, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 1997, at his home in Chino Valley.
Memorial contributions should have read: to Yavapai Regional Medical Center, Hospice Restricted Fund, P.O. Box 26565, Prescott Valley, AZ 86312.

Sarah Killoran
Sarah Killoran, 88, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1997, in a Phoenix Hospice Family Care.
She was born Dec. 14, 1908, in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, to Charles and Annie (Hall) Lenier. She has been a resident of Chino Valley since 1992.
Mrs. Killoran was affectionately known to most as "Nanny," because of her many years dedicated to child care.
Survivors include her daughters, Patricia Croft of Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, Pamela Flynn and Linda Liams, both of Chino Valley; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Chino Valley United Methodist Church, Road 1 South and Road 1 East; and at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at the Chino Valley Missionary Baptist Mission, 6675 N. Highway 89.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Hospice family Care, 100 E. Sheldon, #100, Prescott, AZ 86301.
Brown-Colonial Mortuary in Phoenix helped the family with arrangements.

Genevieve Gale
Genevieve "Kitty" M. Dale, 69, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 1997, in Coon Rapids, Minn.
She was born Aug. 13, 1928, in Winona, Minn., to Fred and Edna (Kendall) Rehbine.
Mrs. Dale previously lived in Prescott with her husband Donald, where they were retired.
She is preceded in death by her son, Steven B. Reynolds.
Survivors include her husband, Donald of Prescott; sons, Larry Reynolds and Erwin Reynolds; brother, Duane Rehbine; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son, Steven Reynolds.
Memorial services were held Saturday at Faith Lutheran Church in Coon Rapids, Minn., with Pastor John Kerr officiating. Burial was at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Crystal, Minn.
Sunset Funeral Chapel in Minneapolis, Minn., helped the family with arrangements.

Charles Hill
Charles Edward Hill, 92, died Friday, Nov. 28, 1997, at his home in Mayer.
He was born April 28, 1905, in New York, N.Y., to Charles and Martha Hill.
Mr. Hill moved to Arizona about 20 years ago from Kansas, and lived most of those years in Mayer.
He served in the U.S. Army in World War II, and was a sheriff deputy in the Crown King area.
One of Mr. Hill's hobbies was to hunt and photograph lions, and he had many award-winning pictures.
Private services were held.
Memory Chapel Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.

Dorothy Maxwell
Dorothy E. Maxwell, 71, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 1997, in Phoenix.
She was born April 19, 1926, in Winkelman to Benjamin and Ora Inez (Steen) Hagan.
She married Virgil Lee Maxwell Jan. 23, 1941, and she and her husband owned and operated the Valley Center Market in Chino Valley until 1971.
Mrs. Maxwell worked for Fornara's market and Savoini's Western Wear, both in Prescott until her retirement in 1995.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil, who died in 1971.
Survivors include her son, Virgil "Monk" Maxwell, Jr. of Patagonia; daughter, Carla Jean Griffin of Chino Valley; brothers, Tom Hagan of Belise, Calif., and Thurman Shannon of Animus, N.M.; sisters, Elizabeth Leslie of Lexington, Okla., Ila Stanley of Phoenix, Bertie Davis of Salome, Anna Baker of Luna, N.M., Patsy White of Springerville, and Billie Weaver of St. Johns; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Memory Chapel Mortuary, 131 Grove Ave., with a visitation preceding the service at 10 a.m.
Rink Gosswick will conduct the funeral service, and intermenty will follow at Mt. View Cemetery.
Memory Chapel Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.

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