From Yavapai County, Arizona:
Jim Alexander, 49, of Carlsbad, N.M., died Sunday, July 18, 1999, at Carlsbad Municipal Airport in the crash of his light plane.
Mr. Alexander was born Sept. 4, 1949, in Morenci to Albert L. "Sam" and Juanita E. (Grundt) Alexander, now of Prescott.
Mr. Alexander was employed by Mississippi Potash as a manager of surface operations.
He graduated from the Univer-sity of Arizona with a bachelor of science degree in chemistry, and in 1993 from New Mexico State Uni-versity with a master's degree in industrial engineering. He served as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army Infantry.
Survivors in addition to his parents include his brothers, Peter of Seal Rock, Ore., and Todd of Scottsdale.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Luke's Epis-copal Church, with the Rev. Paul L. Crowell officiating.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Building Fund of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 114 S. Marina St., Prescott, AZ 86303.
Denton-Funchess Funeral Home in Carlsbad assisted the family with arrangements.
Francis Austin Badden, 70, of Chino Valley, died Saturday, July 31, 1999, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Prescott.
He was born Sept. 4, 1928, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Bertman L. and Joy (Ballah) Badden.
Mr. Badden served in the U.S. Army in Panama. He worked in construction most of his life until his retirement. He moved to Chino Valley in 1989.
He is survived by his daughters, Susan Hiatt of Spanaway, Wash., and Nancy Silva of Etna, Calif.; son, Jim of Richland, Wash.; sister, Charlotte Harkinson of Vista, Calif.; and five grandchildren.
Final services and interment will be at a later date in Cave Junction, Ore.
Memory Chapel Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.
Joan C. Edgeworth, 67, of Phoenix and Prescott Valley, died Saturday, July 24, 1999, at a hospice center in Scottsdale.
Mrs. Edgeworth was born Feb. 16, 1932, in Toledo, Ohio, to Kenneth and Lolla (Mills) Stacy.
She was a retired supervisor with Sperry/Honeywell.
Survivors include her daughters, Carole Baker, Claudia Naumann and Donna Riggins, all of Phoenix; son, Kenneth McOmber of Kailua, Hawaii; brother, Dick Stacy of Tucson; 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services were Tuesday in Phoenix. Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014.
Phoenix Memorial Park and Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements.
Clair Smith, 79, of Dewey, died Friday, July 30, 1999, in Prescott Valley.
He was born Oct. 4, 1919, in Adair County, Iowa, to Emmett and Ida May (Thompson) Smith.
Mr. Smith served with the Navy for six years during World War II. He was a radio-man on the admiral's staff, and was aboard the fleet flagship when the atomic bombs were dropped at Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
After the war, he was co-owner, with his brother, Gerald, of Smith Concrete Products in Creston, Iowa, for nearly 40 years.
Mr. Smith was a member of the Hill of Zion United Church of Christ, the Elks Lodge, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Iowa Concrete Association, where he served one year as secretary.
He married Ardell Gibson on Nov. 6, 1959. They moved to Dewey in 1990.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Ardell, of Dewey; brothers, Bob of Antioch, Calif., and Gerald of Creston, Iowa; and a sister, Eve Dougherty, of Dewey.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Faith United Community Church, 1061 Old Chisholm Trail, in Dewey, with the Rev. Dorothy Slater officiating. Inurnment will be at Redwood Memorial Gardens in Dewey following the service.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Faith United Community Church, 1061 Old Chisholm Trail, Dewey, AZ 86327.
W. Ralph Arnold
W. Ralph Arnold, 89, died Monday, July 26, 1999, at Granite Gate Resort in Prescott.
He was born Apr. 16, 1910, in Belle Fourche, S.D., to William Reynolds and Alice E. (Horton) Arnold.
Mr. Arnold graduated from Black Hills State College and earned his master's degree at the University of Northern Colorado. He worked as a school administrator and principal for 49 years, with the Rapid City public schools and St. Martin's Academy. He retired in 1975.
He married Elsie Soulek on Aug. 12, 1936. The couple moved to Prescott in June 1996.
Mr. Arnold was a member of the Elks, the Mt. Rushmore Society, Phi Delta Kappa, the National Education Association and the South Dakota Education Association. He was a member of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Rapid City, and attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Prescott.
He is survived by his wife, Elsie, of Prescott; sons, W. Robert of Arvada, Colo., and Russell of Custer, S.D.; daughter, Mary Moulton of Prescott; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, at Granite Gate Resort. Private cremation was at Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley. Further services and inurnment will be in Rapid City, S.D.
The family was assisted by Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home.
June L. Mead, 79, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 1999, in Prescott Valley.
She was born June 29, 1920, in Los Angeles, Calif., to Lynn and Mildred (Calkins) Haymaker.
Mrs. Mead married Virgil Mead on Sept. 22, 1965, in Winterhaven, Calif. After her retirement in 1976 as an assembly worker at the McDonnell Douglas plant in Long Beach, Calif., they moved to Arizona.
She is survived by her husband, Virgil, of Prescott Valley; sons, Gary White of San Martin, Calif., and Ken McMullen of Page; daughters, Sharon Sheesley and Janet Peeples, both of Boise, Idaho; brother, Lee Haymaker of Kingman; sisters, Ruth Adair of San Clemente, Calif., and Esther Jenks of Boulder, Colo.; six grandchildren and three great-children.
No services were held. Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice Family Care, 100 E. Sheldon St. #100, Prescott, AZ 86301.
Sunrise Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Henk J. Schreven, 62, of Dewey, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 1999, in Phoenix.
He was born April 21, 1937, in the Netherlands to Johan Schreven and Maria van Leur.
Mr. Schreven married Elisabeth Bezemer on July 26, 1958, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
He worked in the construction industry as an engineer, and retired in 1992 from Core Slab Construction Co. in Phoenix.
Mr. Schreven is survived by his wife, Elisabeth, and a sister, Annie van der Kolk of Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
No services were held. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Sunrise Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.