Juanita A. (Nita) Chase, 79, of Payson, died Oct. 26, 2000, at her home in Payson. She was born Jan 13, 1921, in Chelsea, Okla.
Mrs. Chase and her husband, Cecil, lived in Arizona their entire married life and moved to Payson in 1973, where Mrs. Chase worked at the hospital for several years.
Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Cecil, of Payson; one niece, Lynn and her husband, Larry Ayers, of Payson; one brother, William E. Frazier and his wife, Lola, of Boulder City, Nev.; and three half-sisters, MaryAnn Neumueller, Linda Cutbirth and Debbie Fugatts, and their families, all of Phoenix.
A memorial will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17 at Mt. Cross Lutheran Church.
Donations may be made to RTA Hospice, 107 E. Frontier, Payson, AZ 85541.
Arrangements by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.