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Virginia Roberts

Virginia Roberts, 87, died March 1, in Marion, Ohio. She was born September 10, 1912 in San Rafael, New Mexico. As a young child, she moved to Winslow where she was raised, as where she raised her own family. In 1978 she moved to Flagstaff to live with her son. In July of 1999, she moved to Marion, Ohio to live with her daughter.

Virginia was a homemaker and loved spending time with her grandchildren and doing arts and crafts. She was a member of Madre de Dios Catholic Church.

Rosary and Vigil were held on Sunday, March 5 at Madre de Dios. The funeral mass was held on Monday, March 6 at 10 a.m. with burial following at Desert View Cemetery.

Survivors include her son, Frank Roberts of Flagstaff; daughter Sally Harbolt of Marion, Ohio; grandchildren, Tina Roberts Duran of Colorado, Loretta Roberts Gallegos of California, Bobby Harbolt of Ohio, Raymond Harbolt of Texas, Janie Harbolt Plumley of Ohio, Jeanie Harbolt Miller of Ohio and eight great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, Tomas and Grace Cordova; husband, Dave Roberts; and sisters, Helen Roberts, Rachael Roberts and Nellie Roberts.

Norvel Owens Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

Jason Dwayne King

Funeral services were held for Jason Dwayne King, 23, on Friday, March 3 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Winslow Stake Center in Winslow; Branch President Nelson Miller officiated. Interment was at Desert View Cemetery.

Jason King passed away on February 26 in Flagstaff. He was born on April 19, 1976 in Shiprock, New Mexico. He played basketball and ran cross country for L.S.I., and his hobbies included artistry, drawing and guitar playing.

He is survived by his mother, Diane Reinbolt of Leupp; father Wayne King of Shiprock, New Mexico; sons, Darius Quin King and Durell Dabbs King, both of Birdsprings; daughter, Aaliyah Nolan King of Birdsprings; brothers Isaac Kelly, Uriah Collin Reinbolt, Aaron Kee King and Micah Kelly King; sisters Ora Patriece Reinbolt and Neika June King; and paternal grandmother Lucy King.

King is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Little Gambler and Ora Kelly Jensen; and paternal grandfather Jimmy King, Sr.

Greer’s Scott Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

Elijio Flores

Elijio Flores, 85, died March 1 at the Flagstaff Medical Center. Flores was born February 28, 1915 in San Juan, New Mexico. He was a bright, young student who excelled in math; he left school at an early age to help support the family.

He was a loving and giving son and brother, a tradition that carried on throughout the course of his life. His generosity of time, wisdom and financial support continued through his last days.

He was a lumberjack and a rancher by trade, working for Southwest Lumber Industries for 21 years. He had also served his country by working in the ship-building yards in Oakland, Calif. during WWII. Periodically, he worked as a miner in deep shaft mines. With his wife Lucia, he maintained a ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Survivors include his son, Maurice Flores of Boulder City, Nevada; daughters, Prescilla Jaramillo of Dolan Springs, Bert Chavez and Cathy Justus of Flagstaff; brother, Conrado Flores of Phoenix; sisters, Cruz Chavez and Pauline Baca of Albuquerque, New Mexico.; 17 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife, Lucia Flores.

Rosary and vigil services were held on Friday, March 3 at St. Pius X Center in Flagstaff. The funeral mass was held the following day, also at St. Pius X Center, with the burial following at Calvary Cemetery.

Norvel Owens Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

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