Karen Sneed Fulton died July 30, 2008 at RTA Hospice. She was born April 6, 1937 in Holbrook.
Mrs. Fulton was an accountant by trade and opened her own tax and bookkeeping service in Mesa in 1981. In 1983, she moved to Payson and opened Karen Sneed Accounting Service, which she operated until 2002.
She loved family, friends, music and laughter.
Mrs. Fulton especially enjoyed playing her beloved piano with her band, CM Petty and the Mares, at various benefits to help those in need throughout the Rim Country.
She is survived by her loving and supportive husband, Robert H. Fulton of Rye; four children, Sheri (Darwin) Brown of Hawaii, Ronald Sneed of Mesa, Patricia Sneed of Payson and Michael (Maureen) Sneed of Mesa; brother, Edward Shelley of Mesa; and four grandchildren, Layla Gigax, Amoreena Becher, Duke Becher and Michael D. Sneed.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday Aug. 4 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 913 S. Ponderosa St. in Payson. Viewing will be at 9 a.m. prior to the services.
Interment will be at 1 p.m. at the City of Mesa Cemetery, 1212 N. Center St. in Mesa.
There will be an informal memorial gathering of friends and family at 4 p.m. at Jake's Corner Bar on Highway 188.
Memorial donations can be made to RTA Hospice, 511 S. Mud Springs Road, Payson, AZ 85541.