Obituaries for September 2010

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Frances Kayona

Frances (Bun) Kayona passed away peacefully Sept. 1, 2010, at the age of 80. Frances was greatly beloved by all for her helpful, generous nature, as well as her upbeat, fun, “ready to try anything” attitude. An Arizona native, Frances ...

Glenda Ruth Schroeder

Beloved mother, grandmother and sister, Glenda Ruth Schroeder, 71, of Geronimo Estates, passed away Aug. 30, 2010 after a battle with cancer. She was born Feb. 24, 1939 in Jefferson, Texas to Theron and Maude Hilton. She attended West Phoenix ...

Jacquie Stultz

Jacquie Stultz, 62, of Payson, died Aug. 30, 2010 after a four-month battle with liver cancer. She was born Aug. 30, 1948 in Bryan, Ohio. Mrs. Stultz worked in the mortgage and lending business for 35 years; the last 10 ...

Jackie Dale Walker

Jackie Dale Walker, “Jack,” passed away Sept. 1, 2010 at home. He was born July 3, 1945 in Phoenix. Mr. Walker was a lifelong resident of Arizona, and loved his home in Tonto Basin for the last 30 years. He ...

Alicia Lynne Baker

Alicia Lynne Baker, born Aug. 26, 1988 in Indiana, died Aug. 24, 2010 in Mesa. She is the daughter of the late Patricia Ann Baker and Carl Baker. Ms. Baker was born in Bloomington Ind. and attended Payson Community Christian ...

William Alfred Jones

William “Bill” Alfred Jones, 84, passed away peacefully on Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, at Hospice Compassus in Payson. He was born and raised in Prescott, Ariz., joined the Navy at 17 in 1943, and became an electrician aboard the aircraft ...

Linda E. Dimmick

Linda E. Dimmick, born Feb. 12, 1918 in Hutchinson, Kan., died Sept. 12, 2010 in Payson. She was the daughter of Raymond Busey and Edna Coughenour. She graduated from Hutchinson High School, Hutchinson, Kan. and married Ray Dimmick on July ...

John C. Justice

John C. Justice, born Sept. 14, 1934 in Hiawassee, Ga. to Fred and Della Justice, died Sept. 11, 2010 in Hobbs, N.M. He is survived by his sons, Drew (Amity) Justice of Payson and Mark (Angela) Justice; and two grandchildren. ...

Carolyn Louise Miller

Carolyn Louise Miller, 82, of Payson, passed away Sept. 8, 2010. She was born Dec. 17, 1928 in Copan, Okla. to Henry John Thomison and Eva Rose Cassity Thomison. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Lester Miller; ...

Elmer Lee Searle

Elmer Lee Searle, 92, of Payson, died Sept. 19, 2010 in Payson. He was born Nov. 11, 1917 in Toole, Utah to Asa Lyman Searle and Eleanor Amanda Peasnall Searle, and grew up there. He served in the U.S. Air ...

William Robert Spry

William Robert Spry, U.S. Army (retired), died Sept. 23, 2010 at the age of 79 in Payson. He was born in Marshfield, Wis. He proudly served his country in Korea and Vietnam, retiring as a sergeant major (E9) and was ...

Richard Umbenhauer

Richard “Dick” Umbenhauer, owner of Rim Country Hay and Grain and Umbenhauer & Sons Masonry, died at home Sept. 22, 2010. Arrangements are pending.

William Henry Bishop

William Henry “Bill” Bishop, born Dec. 5, 1947 in Kellogg, Idaho, died August 2010. He grew up in Payson and moved to Phoenix where he worked for Del Web. He went to Vietnam and on his return, went into building ...

Barbara L. Clark

Barbara L. Clark, 81, of Payson died Sept. 9, 2010. She was born Oct. 21, 1928 in Whiskey Town, Calif. Mrs. Clark is survived by sons, Philip Gerard of Payson and Jeffery Gerard of Phoenix; grandchildren, Sia Gerard of California ...

Jeff D. Vance

Jeff D. Vance passed away Sept. 12, 2010 in Payson. He was born in Lexington, Ky., but lived in Arizona most of his life. He was a devoted body builder, husband and father. He leaves a wife, Mave; two daughters, ...

James Theodore Cutbirth

James Theodore Cutbirth, 88, of Payson, died Sept. 24, 2010 at his home in Flowing Springs. He was born Aug. 13, 1922 in Glendale, Ariz. to Ida Anderson and Claud Cutbirth, traveling the majority of the state wherever his father’s ...

Richard Umbenhauer

Richard “Dick” Umbenhauer passed away Sept. 22, 2010 following a brief illness. He was surrounded by his family. Mr. Umbenhauer was born March 23, 1937 in Emporia, Pa. to James and Viola Umbenhauer. He was a member of the Cameron ...