Obituries 10/11/00

Henry Smith

Funeral service for Henry Smith, 72, was held at 1 p.m. Thursday, October 5 at Greer's Scott Mortuary Chapel in Winslow. The celebrant was Father Jakov Juric. Interment was in Desert View Cemetery.

Henry Smith passed away on Monday, October 2 in Winslow Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kaibeto Spring, Teesto Area on May 19, 1928, Bigwater Clan. Henry was a very private and prideful person. He went to Wingate Indian School up to the sixth grade and then went to work at age 14 for the railroad. He worked for the railroad for eleven years. He then became a ranchhand in Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, Idaho and Utah, where he was very well known. Henry was a brother, uncle and grandpa.

His survivors include: sisters, Grace Smith Yellow Hammer of Winslow, Marie French, Paula Kanutto, Roseline Jackson of Teesto; brother-in-law, Richard B. Yellow Hammer of Winslow; nephews John French of Phoenix, Ceasar Montez of Denver, Colorado, Dino French of Winslow and Steve Paddock of Teesto; and niece, Reginia Condors of Indiana.

He is preceded in death by his father, Edgar Smith; his mother, Fern Kanuho Kinlicheei who was a spiritual leader; grandfather, Chief Dineguy Kanuho, grandmother, Kasbah Kanuho who was a spiritual leader; and stepfather, Paul Kinlicheeni who was a World War II veteran.

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

Levora Walker

Levora Walker, 65, passed away September 30 at her home in Overgaard.

Levora was born, raised and also attended school in Pima. In Holbrook, she worked as a waitress for a number of years. She also worked in the forest, planting trees and piling brush. Her main concern and the love of her life was her family.

Levora is survived by her husband David Lee Walker of Overgaard; three daughters, Diana Marrero of Phoenix, Brenda Beaty of Mesa, and Terri Reeves of Heber; one son, Richard DuBois of Winslow; three brothers, Vance Cluff of Thatcher, Varlyn Dee Kight of Pima, and Lee Boyce Kight of Thatcher; three sisters, Marvella Anders of Florida, Elda Meadows of Pima, and Ila Mae Howard of Pima; twelve grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.

Memorial services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, October 6 at the Heber Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The family extends thanks to Hospice for their love and care to Mom, Dad, and the family.

Owens Mortuary of Show Low was in charge of the arrangements.

John Forrest McTeer

Memorial service for John Forrest McTeer, 67, was held at 11 a.m. Monday, October 9 at Greer's Scott Mortuary Chapel.

John F. McTeer passed away on October 5 in Winslow. He was born on February 14, 1933 in Sanford, Florida. John moved to Winslow in 1963 and was a member of the American Legion and the Elks Lodge. He retired from the Santa Fe Railroad where he had worked as a Conductor.

His survivors include; three sisters, Marian Brumback of Orlando, Florida, Joan Parker of Ponceinlet, Florida, and Donna Schuiteman of Sanford, Florida; three brothers, William McTeer of Rock Port, Texas, Franklin McTeer of Austin, Texas and Mark McTeer of Sanford, Florida.

He is preceded in death by his father, William Franklin McTeer and mother, Maude Eulaine McTeer; brother, Paul McTeer.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Elks Children's Charities, P.O. Box 189, Winslow, AZ 86047 or the the World War II Veterans Memorial at P.O. Box 89, Winslow, AZ 86047.

Greer's Scott Mortuary of Winslow was in charge of the arrangements.

Marie Kanuho French

Funeral Services for Marie Kanuho French, 56, were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 10 at Greer's Scott Mortuary Chapel with Father Jakov Juric officiating. Interment was in Desert View Cemetery.

Marie K. French passed away on October 5 in Flagstaff. She was born March 3, 1944 in Kaibeto Springs.

Her survivors include: sons, John French of Phoenix, Dino French of Winslow and Steven Paddock of Teesto; sisters, Grace Smith Yellow Hammer of Winslow, Paula Kanuto and Roseline Jackson of Teesto; and five grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her son Henry French and brother, Henry Smith.

Greer's Scott Mortuary of Winslow was in charge of the arrangements.

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