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Sullivan, Gilliam, Kleinman, Rogers, Brewster, Jury, Walker

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Tuesday, 5 February 2008, at 5:46 p.m.

From Yavapai County, Arizona:

Robert D. Sullivan
Robert D. Sullivan, 77, of Prescott, died at his home on Thursday, Nov. 6, 1997.
Mr. Sullivan was born in Columbia Falls, Mont., on June 5, 1920, to Tim and Edna (Hamilton) Sullivan.
He graduated from Montana State University in Bozeman in 1942 with a bachelor of science degree in chemistry. He belonged to Alpha Gamma Rho, Alpha Chi Sigma and Phi Kappa Phi fraternities.
Mr. Sullivan married Georgette Escudier on Feb. 20, 1944. He worked for Shell Oil for 31 years as a chemist, retiring in 1971.
He was a member of the American Chemical Society, the Arizona Archaeological Society, the national and Prescott Audubon societies, the Sharlot Hall Museum and the Museum of Northern Arizona. In 1993, two Audubon Society educational scholarships were granted in his name.
Locally, Mr. Sullivan received Certificates of Appreciation from the Prescott Unified School District from 1988-92 , and the Outstanding School Volunteer Award in 1992. This year, he received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Prescott City Council for preservation and improvement of the Stricklin Preserve.
Mr. Sullivan is survived by his wife of 53 years, Georgette; daughter, Michele Sullivan of Chadds Ford, Pa.; sons, Kenneth of Jannali, Australia, and Dennis of London, England; sisters, Muriel Rich of El Centro, Calif., and Phyllis E. Howe of Walnut Creek, Calif.; and two grandchildren.
A Quaker memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Great Hall, 125 S. Rush St.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Sullivan's name to Y.R.M.C. Hospice Restricted Fund, the Prescott Audubon Society , the Stricklin Preserve Fund or the Prescott Public Library.
Memory Chapel Mortuary assisted the family with the arrangements..

Daniel Gilliam
Daniel J. Gilliam, 39, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 1997, in Chino Valley.
Mr. Gilliam was born Oct. 22, 1958, in Phoenix to Cecil and Ellen (Williams) Gilliam.
He served in the U.S. Army before moving to Chino Valley from Phoenix in 1996.
Mr. Gilliam was self employed as a craftsman and woodworker and enjoyed maintaining his 10-acre property. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Mr. Gilliam is survived his loving wife of six years, Kathy; sons, Matthew and Timothy, both of Plainview, Texas; daughter, Julia Azbill of Phoenix; parents, Cecil and Ellen of Dallas, Texas; brothers, Stephen of Phoenix, Gary of Heath, Texas, Mark of Texas and John of Dallas, Texas; sisters, Denise Bell, Mary Norman, Ann Adams and Beth Wright; and one grandchild.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, Cortez and Carleton streets. Deacon Bill Davis will officiate.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Glen Kleinman
Glen Hyrum Kleinman, 92, a long-time Prescott resident, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1997, at his home.
He was born July 16, 1905, in Mesa, to Andrew and Helen (Pilling) Kleinman. The Kleinmans were among the earliest settlers in Mesa, and were ranchers for many years.
Mr. Kleinman married Ruth Pew on Aug. 24, 1940, in Mesa. They moved their growing family to Prescott in the fall of 1945, and have lived in Prescott since then, first owning a feed store on the site of Peterson's Jewelry, and later a gas station on the corner of Gurley Street where the Bashford House now stands. In his later years, he worked for Southwest Feed and Seed Co., traveling northern Arizona, selling range feed and salt to ranches. He retired in 1985.
He was a lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and served as branch president from 1952 through 1956. At the time of his death, he belonged to the Iron Springs Ward of the Prescott Stake.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Ruth; sons, G. Michael, Ralph, Tim and Dennis, all of Prescott, and Brent of Phoenix; daughter, Patricia Orey of Phoenix; brother, Joseph of Oren, Utah; 19 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1001 Ruth St., with services following.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Prescott LDS Stake Missionary Fund, c/o Bishop Dewey Nelson, 542 Campbell Ave., Prescott, AZ 86301.
Memory Chapel assisted the family with arrangements.

Maxine Rogers
Maxine Rogers, 80, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 1997, in Prescott.
She was born April 11, 1917, in Missouri, to Luther H. And Emma K. (Cauvey) Limbaugh. She had resided in Prescott for the past two years.
Survivors include her daughter, Bette J. Eiler of Prescott; and sister, Noreen Wilson of Albuquerque, N.M.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Adair's Carroon Mortuary, 1191 N. Grand Ave., Nogales.
Burial will be at the Nogales Elks Cemetery.
Adair's Carroon Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.

Margaret Brewster
Margaret E. Brewster, 79, of Bagdad, died Monday, Nov. 3, 1997, at the Las Fuentes Care Center.
She was born Sept. 21, 1918, in Lamesa, Texas, to Wade and Jessie (Dickerson) Shandley. She has resided in Arizona since she was an infant.
Survivors include her husband, Clena of Bagdad, and sisters, Christine Cain of Apache Junction and Betty Lane of Niland, Calif.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Christian Life Assembly Church, 1 Palm Lane, Bagdad.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Life Assembly Church, 1 Palm Lane, Bagdad, AZ 86321.
Hampton Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Dorothy Jury
Dorothy J. Jury, 86, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 1997, at a local care center in Prescott.
She was born Jan. 6, 1911, in England, to Fredrick and Clara (Gent) Norris. She was a resident of Arizona for over seven years, and lived in Ash Fork.
She loved to crochet as one of her hobbies. She was a loving mother and grandmother.
Survivors include daughters, Myrle Nolf, Barbara Curran, Marlene Alexander, and Ethel Jury; sons, Oscar Jury, Jim Sala, Fred Sala, and Franklin Thompson. She was preceded in death by son, Joe Sala, and her husband.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Ash Fork Cemetery.
Memory Chapel assisted the family with arrangements.

Riley Walker
Riley "Doonie" Walker, 51, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1997, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center.
He was born Feb. 28, 1946, in Dayton, Ohio, to Riley and Betty Lu (Luft) Walker. He moved to Chino Valley from Lake Elsinore, Calif. In 1990.
Mr. Walker was a self-employed R.V. technician. He prided himself on the quality of his workmanship. An avid outdoors person, he enjoyed a beautiful sunset, sitting at the beach, or casting a fishing line into the ocean.
Survivors include daughter, Lisa Ann Walker of Chino Valley; brothers, William of Gardena, Calif., and Terry of Long Beach, Calif.; sister, Candy Dawn Lee of Gardena, Calif.; mother, Betty Lu of Hemet, Calif.; and one grandchild. He was preceded in death by his son, Rodney.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, Cortez at Carleton, with the Rev. Ron Hartung officiating.
Private cremation will be at Mountain View Cemetery.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

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