Obituaries for April 2013

Subscribe

Obituary

Wanda Fae McHenry

Wanda McHenry, 74, of Strawberry, passed away March 29, 2013 in Scottsdale. She was born in Sacramento, Calif. and spent her younger years in a rural community in South Dakota. She graduated from nursing school as a RN and spent ...

Mary Ella Carlson

Mary Ella (Cagle) Carlson, 84, of Payson, passed away March 13, 2013. She was born Sept. 29, 1928 in Black River, Ark. to Edward and Thelma Anderson (both deceased). She grew up with three sisters, Mae (deceased), Lorene and Helen. ...

John Kelly Holmes

John Kelly Holmes died March 29, 2013 in Payson. He was born Aug. 30, 1969 in Fairfield, Calif. A recent arrival in Payson, Mr. Holmes enjoyed donating his time coaching Special Olympics. No local services will be held. Donations in ...

Linda Ann Venable

Joseph Peter (Pete) Joyce III died unexpectedly March 30, 2013 on the Arizona Trail near Strawberry at the age of 75. The son of Joseph Peter and Adele Joyce (nee James) of Oak Park, Ill., he was preceded in death ...

Robert Pogue

Robert Pogue, 91, died March 18, 2013 in Payson. He was born Sept. 16, 1921, the son of the late Obia and Bethar (Barnes) Pogue of Redford, Mo. On June 13, 1956, in Hernando, Miss., Bob married Virginia Dare (Patterson), ...

James R. Ward

James R. Ward, 72, of Payson, formerly of Glendale, Ariz., went home to Glory to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on Feb. 27, 2013. Mr. Ward was born June 26, 1940 in Toledo, Ohio, to the late Robert and ...

Joseph Peter Joyce

Joseph Peter (Pete) Joyce III died unexpectedly March 30, 2013 on the Arizona Trail near Strawberry at the age of 75. The son of Joseph Peter and Adele Joyce (nee James) of Oak Park, Ill., he was preceded in death ...

Quentin Kermit Ford, Jr.

Quentin Kermit Ford, Jr. of Chicago, Ill. and Payson, passed away March 27, 2013 at the age of 79. Born in Chicago on March 18, 1934 to Quentin K. Ford, Sr. and Agnes Wild Ford, he graduated from Arlington High ...

Joseph Peter Joyce III

Joseph Peter (Pete) Joyce III died unexpectedly March 30, 2013 on the Arizona Trail near Strawberry at the age of 75. The son of Joseph Peter and Adele Joyce (nee James) of Oak Park, Ill., he was preceded in death ...

Lawrence F. McHugh

Lawrence (Larry) F. McHugh, age 81, of Payson, formerly of Chicago, Ill., a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, passed away peacefully April 4, 2013. He was born Feb. 26, 1932 and resided in Payson with his loving wife, ...

Helen Johanna Titus

Helen Johanna Titus, 88, of La Grande, Ore., and formerly of Payson, passed away April 3, 2013. Mrs. Titus was born Sept. 16, 1924 in Parco (now known as Sinclair), Wyo. She was the first female child born in the ...

James Evans Matych

James Evans Matych, 79, of Payson, passed away April 2, 2013 in Phoenix. Mr. Matych was born in Big Rapids, Mich. to George and Leona Matych. A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Matych retired from the electronics industry and has resided ...

Carole White

Carole White, 73, of Payson, passed away April 12, 2013. Born to Troy and Eleanor Colvard in St. Paul, Minn., she was the third of their four children. She married George White in 1962, and together they raised their family ...

Roberta Anne Tow Linzoain

Roberta Anne Tow Linzoain, 72, joined her children’s father in heaven on April 16, 2013. She will be greatly missed by her four children, Carlos Jr., Susan, Robert and Mikel; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three siblings; many nieces and nephews; ...

Kenneth James Hartnell

Kenneth James Hartnell, formerly of Payson, passed peacefully into eternal life on April 10, 2013 in Lake Havasu City, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Sept. 17, 1931 in Santa Maria, Calif. to George William Hartnell and Mary ...

Ruth G. Wallace

Ruth G. Wallace took her last earthly breath and her first heavenly one April 11, 2013. She will get to celebrate her wedding anniversary with her loving husband, Dave, in heaven this year. She is survived by two children, Vicki ...

Bertha Foy

Bert (Bertha) Foy, 80, entered into rest on April 15, 2013 in Payson. She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, John Foy Jr.; two sons, Tom Foy and John Foy III; and two granddaughters, Ashley and Christine ...

Charlotte Ann Hulet

Charlotte Ann Hulet, 89, of Payson, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at Rim Country Health and Retirement in Payson. She was born Aug. 4, 1923 in Albany, Mo. to Thomas Cord and Lela L. Hazelrigg. She married Louis C. ...

Dorothy Morgan Sutton

Dorothy (Dot) Morgan Sutton, 79, of Strawberry, passed away April 7, 2013. She was born Aug. 7, 1933 in Jayess, Miss. She married James (Jim) R. Sutton, the love of her life, on Aug. 26, 2000. She enjoyed reading, embroidery ...

Richard A. Rolan

Richard Sanders Rolan, known to family and friends as Dick, retired his cowboy hat and entered into rest on April 18, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Earline of Pine, where they met, built their home ...

Gary L. Ringe

Gary L. Ringe, 80, devoted husband father, and grandfather, passed away March 28, 2013 of heart and respiratory failure. Mr. Ringe was born Nov. 5, 1932, in St. Charles, Mo., to Edward and Mollie Ringe. He is survived by his ...

Wheeler L. Murray

Wheeler L. “Pat” Murray, 84, passed away April 19, 2013 in Phoenix. She lived in Arizona for more than 30 years and moved to Payson in 1991 from Mesa. Born in Rockingham, N.C., she worked in the banking industry until ...

Amy Jo Franks Hannum

Amy Jo (Franks) Hannum, 40, of Queen Creek, died April 21, 2013. She was born in Milwaukee County, Wis., the daughter of Cathy Franks and Bill Franks. In 1999 she was married to Paul Hannum at Mesa Golf Resort. They ...

Donna L. Burba

Donna L. Burba (nee Goodwin), 81, of Thompson, Ohio passed away April 24, 2013 in Payson. She was born May 6, 1931 in Trenton, Utah and moved to Thompson after she married, where she lived with her husband and family ...

Larry A. McCauley

USAF Master Sgt. Larry A. McCauley (Ret.) was born Oct. 4, 1947 in Daytona Fla. He joined the Air Force after high school. He was a Vietnam veteran and spent a lot of time in Germany. He died March 20, ...

Mildred Smith

A memorial service for Mildred (Mille) Smith, a former resident of Payson who was employed by the U.S. Forest Service in the Payson Ranger District in the 1970s will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, May 3 at First Southern ...