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Obituary: Alexander Fletcher Brannock Jr.
Cottonwood, Arizona -- Alexander Fletcher Brannock Jr. (Fletch) 94, died April 19th, 2015 at Haven Health in Cottonwood Arizona.


Thursday, April 23, 2015

Obituaries: Donald Ralph May
Donald Ralph May went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday April 15, 2015, at the age of 83.  He passed away at home surrounded by his loved ones.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Obituary: Norman L. Norvell
Norman L. Norvell (Tiny) passed away on April 18, 2015, at the age of 87 while at the beautiful Valley View Care hospice house.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Obituary: Lois Jean Hook
Lois Jean Hook

Lois Jean Hook of Sedona left us to go to meet her Lord and Savior on April 13, 2015.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Obituary: Theresa Couch
Theresa Couch

Theresa Couch, 52 of Cottonwood, passed away on April 11, 2015. She was born on November 30, 1962 in Deadwood, South Dakota to Earl and Zella Couch.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Obituary: Ralph W.Higgs
Ralph W.Higgs

Ralph W. Higgs, 75 of Cottonwood, passed away on April 8, 2015. He was born on August 24, 1939 in Longview, Texas to Ralph S. and Mary L. Higgs.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Obituary: Thelma Ingle Smith Sweet
Thelma Ingle Smith Sweet

Thelma was born August 8, 1922 to Frank James Ingle and Aurena (Irene) Belle Fowler in Alicia Arkansas and left this world for heaven April 14, 2015 in Cottonwood, Arizona at the age of 92 years and 8 months.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Obituary: Emily M. Dickey
Emily M. Dickey

Emily M. Dickey, 71, of Camp Verde, went to be with the Lord April 8, 2015. She lost her 5 year battle to Multiple Myeloma.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Obituary: Phyllis Ann Tavasci
Phyllis Ann Tavasci, 86 of Clarkdale, passed away at home on April 10, 2015. She was born on September 11, 1928 in Bakersfield, Calirofnia to Harvey Guzzard and Irma (Guzzard) Gaskill.


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Obituary: John Joseph 'J. J.' Silvas
John Joseph "J. J." Silvas was born on April 30, 1946 in Los Angeles, California to Louis and Louise Silvas. As a child J. J. lived in LA and Montebello before settling in Simi Valley, CA, for the next 20 years.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Obituary: Dixie Adele Neglay
Dixie Adele Neglay, 83, died April 5, 2015 in Cottonwood. She was born April 8, 1931 in Hollywood, California.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Death Notice: Clarence Arthur Smith Jr.
Clarence Arthur Smith Jr. "Smitty", Cottonwood, age 91, born 09/17/1923 in Missouri, died March 18th, 2015 at his residence in Cottonwood Village.
Monday, April 13, 2015

Obituary: Nancy LaRue 1932 - 2014
Nancy LaRue (Funkhouser) Smith, 82 of Sacramento California passed away peacefully November 20th 2014.
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Obituary: Richard Dale Karber 1960 - 2015
Richard Dale Karber was called to heaven to join his beloved German Shepard, Kiera, March 2015.
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Obituary: Leonard Joseph Krautbauer 1925 - 2015
Leonard Joseph Krautbauer, age 90, died Wednesday April 1, 2015 at the Prescott VA Community Living Center, Prescott, Arizona.
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Obituary: Ella 'Louise' Searles
Ella "Louise" Searles passed away peacefully on April 6, 2015 after a long and fruitful life.
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Obituary: Rev. Roger Noyes
Reverend Roger Noyes, Vicar Emeritus of St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Sedona and a 30 year resident of the Sedona and Cottonwood area, passed away in Cottonwood on April 8, 2015 at the age of 91.
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Obituary: Lindsay Adams 1923 - 2015
E. Lindsay Adams, "Linn," of Sedona passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2015.
Thursday, April 9, 2015

Obituary: Lorene Claire Gould
Lorene Claire Gould, 78, of Camp Verde, Arizona passed away March 30, 2015.
Thursday, April 9, 2015

Obituary: Edward Randall Hazelwood 1939 - 2015
Edward Randall Hazelwood, 75, of Camp Verde, went to be with The Lord April 2, 2015 at home surrounded by family.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Obituary: Vera K. Butterfield 1928 - 2015
Vera Klimov Butterfield of Cottonwood, AZ was born in Kiev, Ukraine on 6/29/1928 and left this earth in Flagstaff, AZ of 4/2/2015 to be with her savior.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Obituary: Gerald L. 'Jerry' Mundell 1933 - 2015
Gerald L. "Jerry" Mundell, 81, of Camp Verde, Arizona passed away March 18, 2015 in Camp Verde.
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Obituary: Michael Spencer 1929 - 2015
The good Lord called Michael home on March 30, 2015 and his love will be always cherished in our hearts.
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Obituary: Ronald Joseph Esler 1938 - 2015
Ronald Joseph Esler of Cottonwood passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2015.
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Obituary: Robert (Bob) R. Ruppel 1945 - 2015
It is with great sorrow that we report the passing of our amazing father, Robert (Bob) R. Ruppel, who, at the age 69, died in his Clarkdale, AZ home on March 23, 2015.
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Obituary: Robert Ray Kline 1931 - 2015
Robert Ray Kline of Cottonwood passed away on Monday, March 23, 2015.
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Obituary: Mary Ellen Eichman
Mary Ellen Eichman died on March 31, 2015 in Cottonwood, Arizona after a battle with ovarian cancer which was diagnosed and aggressively treated by Dr. Kevin Wilson, Dr. Mike Janicek, and Dr. Pamela Miel.
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Obituary: Michael E. Spencer 1929 - 2015
Michael E. Spencer, 85, of Phoenix, formerly of Cottonwood died March 30, 2015.
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Obituary: Jeffery Aaron Christian
Jeffery Aaron Christian peacefully passed away on March 26, 2015 surrounded by his family and those who loved him dearly.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Obituary: Fredrick 'Rick' Roy Brower 1954 - 2015
Fredrick "Rick" Roy Brower, 60, of Cottonwood passed away March 27, 2015.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Obituary: Theodore (Teddy) Stunger 1925 - 2015
Theodore (Teddy) Stunger of Cottonwood died peacefully on March 20, 2015.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Obituary: Theodore A. "Ted" Schmitt 1924 - 2015
Theodore A. Schmitt "Ted" of Cottonwood passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015.
Saturday, March 28, 2015

Obituary: Wesley Riehl 1944 - 2015
Wesley Riehl of Cottonwood passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015.
Saturday, March 28, 2015

Obituary: Sandra Lee Arnold 1944 - 2015
Sandra Lee Arnold passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at her home in Cottonwood.
Saturday, March 28, 2015

Obituary: Richard Thomas McMahon, Sr. 1967 - 2015
Richard Thomas McMahon, Sr., known as Rich to friend and family died peacefully on Saturday, March 21, 2015.
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Obituary: Viola Catherine 'Vi' Baker 1921 - 2015
Viola Catherine "Vi" Baker of Cottonwood died peacefully in hospice March 10, 2015.
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Obituary: Dennis Allen 1948 - 2015
Dennis Allen, 66, of Cottonwood passed away March 9, 2016 after a long illness.
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Obituary: Ernest Gabrielson
Someone much wiser than me once said that you've led a good life if you can honestly say the world was a better place because of you. Ernest Gabrielson, who passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2015, led a good life.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Obituary: Robert E. Wyman Sr. 1927 - 2015
Robert E. Wyman Sr. "Bob" passed away at home, March 12, 2015, one day short of his 88th birthday, March 13. He was born in 1927 to parents George & Margaret Wyman in Elgin, Illinois.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Obituary: Frank Vincent Baiamonte III 1985 - 2015
Frank Vincent Baiamonte III, 29 of Camp Verde, passed away on February 14, 2015.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Obituary: Richard Thomas McMahon Sr. 1967 - 2015
Richard Thomas McMahon Sr., 47, of Prescott, AZ, died March 21, 2015 at the Marley House in Prescott.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Obituary: Charles Bruce McDonald 1925 - 2015
Charles Bruce McDonald, 89, of Mayer, AZ, passed away on March 10, 2015 at his home.
Saturday, March 21, 2015

Obituary: Mary (Lomeli) Montoya 1922 - 2015
In loving memory of Mary (Lomeli) Montoya who joined her husband, Raynaldo Montoya, in heaven on March 17, 2015 at the age of 92.
Saturday, March 21, 2015

Obituary: Herbert Johnson 1933 - 2015
Herbert Johnson of Cottonwood, was born in Breckenridge, MN on April 17, 1933 to Martha and Herbert Johnson.
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Obituary: Berniece 'Bea' Weller Jones 1936 - 2015
Berniece "Bea" Weller Jones went home to the Lord March 7, 2015, she was at her home with her husband Robert Jones, daughter Cheryl Hough and son-in-law John Hough by her side.
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Obituary: Debra Lea Havatone Garner 1967 - 2015
Debra Lea Havatone Garner, died March 15, 2015, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center, in Prescott.
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Obituary: John L. Tavasci 1925 - 2015
John L. Tavasci, 90, of Clarkdale, passed away in Phoenix on March 16, 2015.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Obituary: Arthur J. Billingsley 1919 - 2015
Arthur J. Billingsley of Cottonwood passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2015.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Obituary: Paul M. Molina 1927 - 2015
Paul M. Molina, 87, of Cottonwood passed away March 14, 2015.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Obituary: Reverend Thomas Eugene Boyle 1930 - 2015
Reverend Thomas Eugene Boyle, of Cottonwood, Arizona, retired pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Wickenburg, died the morning of March 12, 2015 in Cottonwood, AZ at the rectory of Immaculate Conception Parish.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Obituary: David Hermas O'Connor 1941 - 2015
David Hermas O'Connor of Cornville passed away on March 13, 2015.
Saturday, March 14, 2015

Obituary: Merle Jean McCommon 1925 - 2015
Merle Jean McCommon, a resident of Clarkdale passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2015.
Saturday, March 14, 2015

Obituary: Dennis Allen 1948 - 2015
Dennis Allen, 66, of Cottonwood passed away March 9, 2015 after a long illness.
Saturday, March 14, 2015

Obituary: Nancy Sarah Montano 1905 - 2015
BORN JUNE 12, 1905, WENT HOME MARCH 3, 2015, Nancy passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side. Nancy Sarah Montano was born on June 12, 1905 in Clarkdale, Arizona.
Thursday, March 12, 2015

Obituary: June C. Huston 1921 - 2015
June C. Huston, a resident of Cottonwood AZ for 25 years, passed peacefully March 8, 2015 at the age of 93.
Thursday, March 12, 2015

Obituary: Eleanor Jean Mulhorn 1922 - 2015
Eleanor Jean Mulhorn, née Wiltrout, came into this world, March 13, 1922, on the family farm in Logan, KS.

She departed her life, March 9, 2015, after a short illness in Cottonwood, AZ.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Obituary: Jeannene Louise Seigal 1939 - 2015
Jeannene Louise Seigal went to live with our Lord March 5, 2015.
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Obituary: Arne M. Stolberg 1923 - 2015
Arne M. Stolberg, resident of Cottonwood, passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2015.
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Obituary: Leonard Claire Johnston -- 1918-2015
Leonard Claire Johnston passed peacefully away on March 2 after his recent 97th birthday.
Thursday, March 5, 2015

Obituary: Dawn Punkoney-Bussing 1934 - 2015
Dawn Punkoney-Bussing of Camp Verde passed away March 3, 2015.
Thursday, March 5, 2015

Obituary: Charles William Brewster 1929 - 2015
Charles William Brewster "Bill" was born on May 26, 1929 in Akron, Ohio to Paul and Iona Brewster. Bill took his time to go be with the Lord on February 23, 2015.
Saturday, February 28, 2015

Obituary: Lynn Rhodes 1927 - 2015
Merry "Lynn" Rhodes, 87 of Cornville, passed away February 15, 2015.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Obituary: Robert Franklin Crose 1919 - 2015
Robert Franklin Crose, known by family and friends as Bob, was born October 5, 1919 in Prescott, Arizona. Passed away at the age of 95, on February 11, 2015 at Carefree Assisted Living Center in Cottonwood.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Obituary: Thomas B. Zimmerman 1938 - 2015
Thomas B. Zimmerman, 77, of Cottonwood died February 20, 2015.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Obituary: Gloria Emma Dunn 1924 - 2015
Gloria Emma Dunn, born January 27, 1924 in Fitchburg, MA passed away in the early hours of February 14, 2015 at the Austin House in Cottonwood, AZ.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Obituary: Joe Mongini 1918 - 2015
Joe Mongini, of Lake Montezuma and longtime resident of the Verde Valley, died peacefully at his home on February 14, 2015.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Obituary: Lynn Rhodes 1927 - 2015
Merry "Lynn" Rhodes, 87 of Cornville, passed away February 15, 2015.
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Obituary: James Gray 1918 - 2015
James Gray, 96, a long-time resident of Cottonwood and WWII army veteran, died February 16, 2015 in California.
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Obituary: Paul Allen Gates 1930 - 2015
Paul Allen Gates of Cottonwood passed away on Monday, February 9, 2015.
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Obituary: Gloria Emma Dunn 1924 - 2015
Gloria Emma Dunn, born January 27, 1924 in Fitchburg, MA passed away in the early hours of February 14, 2015 at the Austin House in Cottonwood, AZ.
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Obituary: Donald Albert Johnson 1919 - 2015
Donald Albert Johnson, 96 of Cottonwood, passed away on January 21, 2015.
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Death Notice: Robert Franklin Crose
Robert Franklin Crose, 95, of Cottonwood, Arizona passed away on February 11, 2015.
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Obituary: Joe Mongini 1918 - 2015
Joe Mongini, of Lake Montezuma and longtime resident of the Verde Valley, died peacefully at his home on February 14, 2015.
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Obituary: Elizabeth Ann Tufte 1945 - 2015
Elizabeth Ann Tufte, age 69, was born in Chiswick, England 4 May 1945 died in her flesh and Reborn as God's Angel 1 February 2015.
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Obituary: Keith Hughes Steever 1934 - 2015
Keith Hughes Steever of Camp Verde passed away Feb. 14, 2015 at Verde Valley Medical Center with his family at his side.
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Obituary: Rosemary Butterworth 1930 - 2015
ROSEMARY BUTTERWORTH , December 31, 1930 - January 27, 2015 ,After completing the New York Times Crossword Puzzle, and neatly clipping her last coupons, Rosemary Butterworth died quietly in the arms of her loving husband, Joe...
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Obituary: James Lawrence Goode 1947 - 2015
James Lawrence Goode, 67 of Lake Montezuma, passed away on February 14, 2015.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Obituary: Fred Alvin Giles 1939 - 2015
Fred Alvin Giles, 75, passed away at his home on February 14, 2015.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Obituary: Margaret D. Ontiveros 1929 -2015
Margaret D. Ontiveros, 85, peacefully passed on Monday, February 9, 2015 in Prescott, Arizona.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Obituary: Lilas Carlson
Lilas Carlson, age 90, peacefully passed to heaven on February 8th.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Obituary: David Rodriguez 1961 - 2015
David Rodriguez, 53, passed away in Phoenix on February 12, 2015.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Obituary: Rosemary Butterworth 1930 - 2015
After completing the New York Times Crossword Puzzle, and neatly clipping her last coupons, Rosemary Butterworth died quietly in the arms of her loving husband, Joe.
Saturday, February 14, 2015

Obituary: Nancy Lee Lehti 1955 - 2015
Nancy Lee Lehti of Clarkdale, Arizona, passed away on Friday, February 6, 2015 at age 59.
Saturday, February 14, 2015

Obituary: Joan Marie (Silva) Kenney
Joan Marie (Silva) Kenney of Clarkdale AZ (formerly of Medfield MA and Winthrop MA) passed away on February 9, 2015 at the age of 84.
Saturday, February 14, 2015

Obituary: Sharon Warwick 1952 - 2015
Sharon Warwick, 63 of Cottonwood, passed away on February 9, 2015. She was born on February 4, 1952 in Phoenix, AZ to Elsman and Norma Warwick.
Saturday, February 14, 2015

Obituary: Harry T. Bush 1945 - 2015
Harry T. Bush, 69, of Cottonwood, passed away on January 31, 2015.
Thursday, February 12, 2015

Obituary: Penny Frances O'Brien 1956 - 2015
Penny Frances O'Brien, 58, of Sedona, passed away on February 3, 2015.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Obituary: Erika Emmons-Cain 1932 - 2015
Erika Emmons-Cain was carried by angels to heaven on February 3, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Obituary: Mallie Janet Cooper 1941 - 2015
Mallie Janet Cooper, 73 of Camp Verde, passed away on February 4, 2015.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Obituary: Elizabeth Saunders 1941 - 2015
Elizabeth Saunders, 74 of Cottonwood, passed away on February 5, 2015.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Obituary: Robert K. (Bob) Hunt 1943 - 2015
Robert K. (Bob) Hunt of Prescott, AZ, died suddenly Friday February 6, 2015.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Obituary: Jackie R. Hoover 1936 - 2015
Jackie R. Hoover, 78, of Camp Verde passed away Saturday, February 7, 2015.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Obituary: Robert Eugene Young 1969 - 2015
Our beloved Robert Eugene Young entered into life on January 4, 1969 and departed on February 6, 2015 in Cottonwood, AZ.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Obituary: Alice Burns Gilmore 1923 - 2015
Alice Burns Gilmore, 92, passed away February 4, 2015, after a brief illness.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Obituary: Marjorie (Marge) Adams Elson
Marjorie (Marge) Adams Elson, a 54-year resident of Sedona, passed on January 30, 2015.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Obituary: John Allen Brabec 1932 - 2015
John Allen Brabec, 83 of Sedona, passed away on February 4, 2015.
Saturday, February 7, 2015

Obituary: Amanda Esparanza Colmenero 1988 - 2015
Amanda Esparanza Colmenero passed away 1/26/2015 in Sedona, Arizona.
Saturday, February 7, 2015

Obituary: Harry T. Bush 1945 - 2015
Harry T. Bush, 69, of Cottonwood, passed away on January 31, 2015.
Saturday, February 7, 2015

Obituary: Genevieve Marie Kitson 1926 - 2015
Genevieve Marie Kitson of Cornville, Arizona went to be with Jesus on February 3, 2015.
Saturday, February 7, 2015

Obituary: Lucille J. 'Lucy' Wilson 1937 - 2015
Lucille J. Wilson "Lucy", 77 of Cottonwood, passed away on February 3, 2015. She was born in Arvada, CO on August 17, 1937.
Saturday, February 7, 2015


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