Obituaries for September 2008

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Milford Allen Chaffin

Milford Allen “Cowboy” Chaffin died Sept. 12, 2008 in Kingman. Mr. Chaffin was born July 20, 1925 in Beaverton, Ala. He served in World War II. He was an avid outdoorsman, who loved hunting and fishing. He is survived by ...

Bettie J Stephen

Bettie J. Stephen died Sept. 4, 2008. She was born Oct. 20 1933. Mrs. Stephen was a resident of Payson for 20 years and a volunteer at the Payson Public Library for most of those years. A memorial reception will ...

Lois S Lister

Lois S. Lister died Sept. 13, 2008 at Odyssey Health Care. She was born Sept. 22, 1923 in Mesa. She graduated from Mesa High School in 1941. Mrs. Lister lived in Mesa her entire life; she worked at Cost +10 ...

William Shively

William Shively died Sept. 16, 2008. He was born Nov. 23, 1925 in Montgomery, Pa. to Ray B. and Hulda C. Shively. Mr. Shively served in the European Theater in World War II with the U.S. Navy as a mine ...

George Flanary

George Flanary died Sept. 12, 2008 at his home. He was born March 11, 1940 in Tacoma, Va. Mr. Flanary lived most of his life in Mesa and Gilbert. He is survived by his wife, Pat; daughter, Alison; sons, Vince ...

Barbara Arp

Barbara Arp died Sept. 18, 2008 in Payson. She was born in Los Angeles, Calif. to George W. Fischer and Theresa B. Miller. She was a resident of Payson for 20 years, moving here with her husband, John D. Arp ...

Alice Doxey

Alice Doxey, 90, died Sept. 10, 2008 in Payson. She graduated from Palmyra grade and high schools and attended Blackburn College in Carlinville and the University of Illinois in Champaign, where she received her master’s degree. She also attended the ...

Adele Shreckengost

Adele Shreckengost (1929-2008) Adele A. Shreckengost, born April 4, 1929 in Crown Point, Ind. died Sept. 24, 2008 in Payson, AZ. Mrs. Shreckengost was married on Dec. 31, 1950 to Donald E. Shreckengost, who lives in Payson. She attended Butler ...

Paula L. Hodgdon

Paul L. Hodgdon died Sept. 7, 2008 in Covington, Ga. He was born in 1923 in Massachusetts. He served in the Army during World War II as part of the 101st Screaming Eagles and then with the 82nd Airborne. He ...

Bernice Jeanne Gurd

Longtime Rim Country resident, Bernice Jeanne Gurd, died Sept. 21, 2008 in Payson. She was born Jan. 19, 1947 in Chicago, Ill. She graduated from Lakeview High School in 1965. She attended nurses training through the Ravenswood Hospital nurses program ...

Ruth Decker

Ruth Decker, 91, died Sept. 21, 2008 at the RTA Hospice. She was born in Otley, Iowa. Mrs. Decker had been a resident of the Ordinary Lifestyles home since coming to Payson until a week before her death. She was ...