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Humble, Ashe, Barron, Thompson, Morgan, Thurman, Browitt, Sund

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Date: Wednesday, 6 February 2008, at 4:45 p.m.

From Yavapai County, Arizona:

Helen Humble
Helen Rush Humble, 86, died Monday, August 9, 1999, at Meadow Park Care Center.
She was born Dec. 11, 1912, in Hurley, N.M., to Charles H. and Julia (Culp) Brown.
Mrs. Humble's family moved to Prescott shortly after her birth.
She married Bruce Rush in 1938. Together they operated the 7 Bar 7 cattle ranch on the Old Black Canyon Highway. He died in 1975.
In 1977, she married James Humble, who died in 1983.
Mrs. Humble enjoyed ranch life and gardening. She was proudest of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her daughters, Carol Stimple and Ella Heydorn, both of Prescott; two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
She requested no services.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Trinity After School Arts program (TASA), Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave., Prescott, AZ 86303.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Robert Ashe
Dr. Robert William Ashe, 86, a retired Arizona State University professor and Prescott resident, died Monday, August 9, 1999, at Prescott Samaritan Village.
He was born Dec. 6, 1912, in Louisville, Colo., to Thomas G. and Mary (Quillian) Ashe. He moved to Glendale in 1929 with his family.
After graduation from Glendale High School in 1931, he received bachelor's and master's degrees in education from Arizona State University. He received a doctoral degree in education from the University of Southern California in 1953.
His professional career began in 1935. After teaching math and science at Yuma High School, he served as principal at Peoria High School and in 1943 became superintendent of the Peoria Public School District.
Fifteen years after his graduation from Glendale Union High School, he returned to the district as superintendent and served from 1946 to 1955, when he went to Arizona State University as Professor of Educational Administration in the College of Education, where he served for 23 years.
He also was a visiting lecturer at Northern Arizona University, and a visiting professor at the University of Southern California and New York University. He worked as a consultant for eight school districts on school finance, school plant planning, in-service training for administrators, secondary curriculum, and personnel policies.
He worked closely with the Arizona State Legislature in drafting laws for Arizona public schools. He was active with the Arizona and National Education Associations and the Arizona School Board Association and wrote numerous articles for their publications.
He served on the Judicial Review Committee for the State of Arizona, was a member of the Arizona State Retirement Board and the Task Force that established the Maricopa Community College system and the State Community Colleges system.
He was involved in Boy Scouts and earned his Eagle Scout rank in high school. He served on the Board of Directors of the Roosevelt Council Boy Scouts of American in Phoenix for 40 years. He earned the Silver Beaver, the highest award a Boy Scout Council can give an adult volunteer.
He was a life-long member of the United Methodist church and served in various church leadership roles.
Mr. Ashe's civic involvements included the Peoria Kiwanis Club, Glendale and Tempe Rotary clubs, and Glendale Chamber of Commerce. He was a founding member of the board that established the Maricopa County YMCA.
In Prescott, he was a founding member of the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), an instructor and volunteer for the Tax Aide Program, served three terms as president of the local American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Chapter and taught their 55 Alive classes. He also served on the Hospice Board.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Helen Ashe; daughters, Carolyn Doyle of Prescott Valley, Martha Lensink of Prescott, and Barbara Walkington of Lancaster, Calif.; son, Kenneth of Ashville, N.C.; brothers, Howard of Mesa, Herbert of Goodyear, and Raymond of Puerto Tecitos, Mexico; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St., with the Rev. Dan Hurlbert officiating.
The family suggests memorials to the Building Fund, Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St., Prescott, AZ 86301, or to the American Cancer Society, Yavapai Unit, P.O. Box 52528, Phoenix, AZ 85072.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Mauricio Barron
Mauricio Barron, 49, of Chino Valley, died Saturday, August 7, 1999, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center.
He was born Sept. 22, 1949, in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, to Enrique Barron and Graciela Lima.
Mr. Barron worked as a forklift operator for an aircraft manufacturer in southern California for several years before moving to Chino Valley in 1995.
He enjoyed collecting antique radios and antique signs.
Mr. Barron was a semi-professional musician who played in rock bands and enjoyed Beatles music.
Survivors include his sons, Mark of Fullerton, Calif., and Mauricio Jr. of Riverside, Calif.; daughters, Karla, Noela, and Vanessa Barron, all of Riverside, Calif.; brothers, Enrique of Tijuana, Mexico, Sabino of Chino Valley, and Julio of Seattle, Wash.; sisters, Cecilia Zavala of Chino Valley, and Concha Martinez and Lupe Lima, both of Mexico.
A visitation was held and a rosary said Wednesday at St. Catherine Labouré Catholic Church in Chino Valley.
A funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. today at the church.
Private cremation was at Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley. Inurnment will be in Mexico.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

William Thompson
William "Bill" Thompson, 51, died Saturday, Aug. 7, 1999, at his home in Chino Valley.
Mr. Thompson was born Nov. 9, 1947, in Los Angeles, Calif., to William Nathaniel Thompson and Elma Mae (Ingram) Barrington.
He married Leah Jean Farley on Apr. 6, 1979. He moved to Chino Valley from Janesville, Calif., in January 1994.
Mr. Thompson worked for Paulden Sand and Rock for five years, as a cement mixer driver. He was a member of the Chino Valley Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He enjoyed working on cars, building models, playing golf, and photography. Mr. Thompson was proudest of his children.
Survivors include his wife, Leah; daughters, Linda Thompson of Chino Valley and Christine Akers of Pasadena, Calif.; sons, William Thompson III of Chino Valley and Tony Ojeda of Norwalk, Calif.; mother, Elma Barrington of Prescott; sister Sharon Daugherty of Palmdale, Calif.; brother, Lee Barrington of California; and three grandchildren.
A visitation will be at noon Friday at Chino Valley Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 411 Perkinsville Road NW, Chino Valley. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the same location, with Bishop Chris Sexton officiating. Concluding services will be at Chino Valley Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice Family Care, 100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott, 86301.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Elmer Morgan Sr.
Elmer Arthur Morgan Sr., 83, died Monday, Aug. 9, 1999, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott.
He was born Nov. 2, 1915, in Colgate, Okla., to John and Emma (Haag) Morgan.
Mr. Morgan moved to Prescott in 1974 from Fullerton, Calif. He worked as a supervisor for U.S. Electrical Motors for 45 years, in Fullerton and in Prescott.
He was active as a mason in the Masonic Lodge, and in the Fullerton United Methodist Church where he served as an elder.
Mr. Morgan is survived by his wife, Jessie Morgan; daughters, Carolyn Watt of Prescott, Marsha Morgan of Kirkland, Wash., and Margaret Morgan of Seattle, Wash.; sister Eleanor Peterson of Long Beach, Calif.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Memory Garden Memorial Park in Brea, Calif., with Pastor Bob Hanson officiating.
Hampton Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Joan Thurman
Joan Thurman, 66, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 1999, at her home in Prescott.
She was born Nov. 25, 1932, in Grand Canyon Village, to Gordon and Helen (Forsythe) Cox.
Mrs. Thurman worked for 15 years in the school cafeterias in the Coachella Valley Unified School District in California.
She moved to Prescott from Indio, Calif., in 1994, to care for her parents. She enjoyed caring for her parents, reading, walking, and activity in different art hobbies.
Mrs. Thurman is survived by her husband, Willis; daughters, Kathi Rodriques of Indio, Calif., and Francene Fariester of Hermosa Beach, Calif.; son, James Fariester of Indio, Calif.; sister, Virginia Montoya of Rio Rancho, N.M.; parents, Gordon and Helen Cox of Prescott; and six grandchildren.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at the Hampton Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ray Roller officiating.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Yavapai Regional Medical Center Hospice, Restricted Fund, P.O.. Box 26565, Prescott Valley, Ariz., 86312.
Hampton Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

James Browitt
James W. Browitt, 78, of Dewey, died Monday, Aug. 9, 1999, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tucson.
He was born July 22, 1921, in Evans, Colorado.
Mr. Browitt served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean Conflict. After his discharge from the Army, he continued his work in Korea for nine years as a station manager for the CIA in covert operation.
He was a founding member of the World Hockey Association. He was a volunteer for the Yavapai County Sheriff's Department in background investigations and the Volunteer in Protection Program.
Mr. Browitt was chairman of the Bradshaw Mountain Shrine Club's Clothe a Child program, ambassador for the Prescott Area El Zaribah Shrine Club, a member of the AZTLAN Masonic Lodge #1 in Prescott, and secretary/treasurer for the Royal Order of Jesters.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Rosalie; daughters Lori Hendrickson of Sturgis, S.D., and Cheryl Browitt of Dallas, Texas; sons Nick Zimmerman of Spencer, Ind., and Eric Zimmerman of Biloxi, Miss.; and eight grandchildren.
A visitation is from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary, 7924 N. 59th Ave., Glendale, with Masonic services immediately following at noon.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Bradshaw Mountain Shrine Club's Clothe a Child program, in care of Joe Matheny, 827 N. Lakeview Dr., Prescott, 86301.
Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.

Gladys Sund
Gladys Marion Sund, 68, died Monday, Aug. 9, 1999, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center.
She was born June 10, 1931, in Dassel, Minn., to Hugo and Emma (Kaisalahti) Heino.
Mrs. Sund married her husband June 10, 1950, in Minnesota.
She worked as a lithographer for 20 years before retiring in 1993.
The Sunds moved to Phoenix from Minnesota in 1975, then to Humboldt in 1993. She enjoyed playing tennis and the guitar, sewing, mending, craft work, and cooking.
Mrs. Sund's survivors include her husband, Douglas, of Humboldt; daughters, Pamela Nelson of Reno, Nev., Susan Pane of Manchester, N.H., and Shawn Muscutt of Scottsdale; son Bruce of Hastings, Neb.; brothers Ernest and Elmer Heino, both of Minneapolis, Minn.; sister Lillian of Minneapolis, Minn.; ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Cremation was private at Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley.
Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel helped the family with arrangements.

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