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Pike, Franklin, Bishop, Dunn, Burke, Fisher, Smith, Lynn, Kleinberg

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 6 February 2008, at 3:56 p.m.

From Yavapai County, Arizona:

Margaret Pike
Margaret Thornton Pike, 68, died Thursday, Sept. 2, 1999, at her home in Prescott Valley.
She was born Aug. 15, 1931, in Lubbock, Texas, to John and Maude Ann (Brown) Pinion.
Mrs. Pike retired in 1985 after being an Internal Revenue Service revenue representative for 15 years.
She moved to Phoenix from Hugo, Colo., in 1987, and to Prescott Valley in 1996.
Mrs. Pike was an active member of the Mile High Worship Center, where she served as the church pianist.
She enjoyed playing the piano, singing in church, and playing dominoes. She was proudest of her children and grandchildren.
Mrs. Pike is survived by her daughters, Nancy Ghan of Prescott Valley, Shirley Fisher of Fairview, Okla., and Ann Swengel of Fresno, Calif.; sons, Timothy Thornton of Prescott Valley, Jimmy Thornton of Thornton, Colo., and John Wald of Las Vegas, Nev.; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mile High Worship Center, 7605 E. Long Look Drive, Prescott Valley.
The concluding service will be at Redwood Memorial Gardens on Fain Road in Dewey.
Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel helped the family with arrangements.

Oscar Franklin
Oscar L. Franklin, 80, of Chino Valley, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 1999, at Las Fuentes Care Center in Prescott.
He was born Sept. 15, 1918, in Cairo, Ill., to William and Annie (Rice) Franklin. He was one of 12 children born to them.
Mr. Franklin was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He worked as an electrical power linesman for many years.
He moved to Arizona from Indianapolis, Ind., 50 years ago. He lived in Tucson and Phoenix before moving to Chino Valley in 1962.
Mr. Franklin was a Mason and was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita of Chino Valley; daughters, Lanet McCarty of Denton, Texas, and Phyllis Beers of Phoenix; stepchildren, Terry Leonard and Malcolm Mahan, both of Chino Valley; sisters, Irene Tinker of Glendale and Louille Hamm of St. Louis, Mo.; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service with full military honors will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice Family Care, 100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott, AZ 86301.
Hampton Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Mildred Bishop
Mildred Elmira Bishop, 90, died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 1999, in Prescott.
She was born April 27, 1909, in Ellsworth, Minn., to Carl H. and Edna (Killmer) Husman.
Mrs. Bishop moved to Prescott in 1971, and was a long-time resident of Mountain View Manor.
She retired from Rockwell Inter-national in Califor-nia. She was active in the Mountain Artists Guild, and enjoyed painting scenery around Prescott.
Mrs. Bishop was active at the Word of Life Church, sang in their choir, and participated in yearly retreats and prayer groups.
She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Thomson of Prescott; brother, Paul Husman of Sioux Falls, S.D.; sisters, Lois Walstrom of Fort Dodge, Iowa, and Verda Snitslaar of Sioux Falls, S.D.; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Bishop was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Harwood Bishop, in 1973.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Prescott National Cemetery, with Pastor Ted Yorke officiating.
Memory Chapel helped the family with arrangements.

Lloyd Dunn
Lloyd A. Dunn, 72, of Seligman, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 1999, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Prescott.
He was born June 14, 1927, in Herrick, S.D., to Chancy and Ellen (Dickerson) Dunn.
Mr. Dunn was retired from the U.S. Air Force. He moved to Seligman from Nebraska 10 years ago.
He is survived by his close friends, Richard and Lisa Aubel of Seligman.
Military graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Seligman Cemetery in Seligman.
Memory Chapel Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.

Bonnie Burke
Bonnie Beth Byler Burke, 78, a former Prescott resident, died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 1999, in Scottsdale.
She was born Aug. 19, 1920, in Lepanto, Ark., to Dr. and Mrs. Charles E. Byler.
Mrs. Burke graduated from the University of Arizona in 1941. She was selected as National Maid of Cotton in 1943. In 1946 she married Richard K. Burke .
While living in Tucson from 1957 to 1967, Mrs. Burke was president of the Arizona Federation of Republican Women and was on the board of the National Federation.
The Burkes lived in Prescott from 1986 to 1996. Mrs. Burke was active in the PEO organization and the Republican party. She was a member of Prescott Christian Church, president of the Christian Women's Fellowship at the church, and served as a deacon and Bible School teacher.
She is survived by her husband, Richard, of Scottsdale; son, Charles Burke of Glendale; daughter, Bonnie James of Hardy, Ark.; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held Aug. 7 at Murphy's Funeral Home in Lepanto, Ark., with graveside service at Ma-ple Hill Cemetery in Helena, Ark.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Prescott Christian Church, 501 S. Senator Highway, Prescott, AZ 86303, or Yavapai Regional Medical Center, 1003 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, AZ 86301.
Messinger Mortuary in Scottsdale helped the family with arrangements.

Walter Fisher
Walter Harris Fisher, 77, of Prescott Valley, died Friday, Aug. 27, 1999, in Prescott.
He was born Dec. 25, 1921, in Detroit, Mich., to Walter and Lottie (Jones) Fisher.
Mr. Fisher worked for Northrop Grumman for many years, retiring about 25 years ago.
His wife, Matilda, whom he married on Nov. 21, 1954, preceded him in death in 1991.
Private family services were held.
Memorial contributions are suggested American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 5377, Phoenix, AZ 85010.
Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Deborah Smith
Deborah L. Smith, 42, died Monday, Aug. 30, 1999, in Dewey.
She was born July 30, 1957, in New York to George and Louise (Rennick) Smith.
Miss Smith enjoyed traveling, the outdoors and her family.
She is survived by her brother, David Smith of Dewey.
She was preceded in death by her mother in 1998, and her father in 1995.
Private family services were held.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice Family Care, 100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott, AZ 86301, or Hillside Center (for alcohol rehabilitation), 642 Dameron Drive, Prescott, AZ 86301.
Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Jane Lynn
Jane Julia Lynn, 84, of Prescott, died Monday, Aug. 30, 1999, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center.
She was born March 30, 1915, in Hammond, La., to John and Elizabeth (Ivanisky) Tien.
Mrs. Lynn first married Cliff Robinson in 1934, and he preceded her in death in 1954. She then married Daryl Lynn, and they were divorced in 1989.
She moved to Wickenburg from Ohio in 1948, and to Prescott in 1997.
Mrs. Lynn was a member of the Yuma Square Dance Club, and traveled extensively with them. She enjoyed crocheting, including making quilts for her family, and collecting crinoline square dance dresses.
She was proudest of her daughter's family members and their accomplishments.
She is survived by her daughter, Shirley Davis of Prescott; two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Private family services will be at a later date. Private cremation was at Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Morris Kleinberg
Morris Kleinberg, 85, died Monday, Aug. 30, 1999, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center.
He was born Oct. 30, 1913, in Newark, N.J., to Joseph and Lillie (Rand) Kleinberg.
Mr. Kleinberg served in the U.S. Navy before and during World War II, attaining the rank of chief machinist's mate. During his civilian career he worked on transports and tankers, stopping at many of the major seaports of the world.
He retired in 1978 and moved to Prescott.
He earned his 1,000-mile badge hiking over much of Arizona with the Prescott Outings Club.
Mr. Kleinberg climbed Macchu Picchu in Peru when he was 70 years old.
He enjoyed making jewelry, photography, cooking and music. He was a member of the Sister Cities Association.
He is survived by his brothers, Harold of Catskill, N.Y., and Sidney of Lincoln, Calif.; a sister, Gloria Applebaum of Liverpool, N.Y.; and two nephews and two nieces.
Private cremation was at Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, 386 Park Ave. South, New York, N.Y. 10016-8804.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

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