March 2004

Adam Robert Engels

Adam Robert Engels, 22, passed away Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003 at home.

He was born to Charles and Melanie Engels on Dec. 24, 1981 in Winslow. He lived all his life here, attending Winslow Public Schools.

Adam enjoyed his friends and traveling around Winslow in his wheelchair. He was loved by all who met him and they became his friends for life.

Adam is survived by his loving parents, Charles and Melanie Engels of Winslow; brothers, Jeremy Hoagland of Scottsdale and Chuck Engels of Winslow; sister, Charlie LeAnn Green of Sahuarita; grandparents, Maggie Chatterley of Winslow, Mary Young of Phoenix, and Larry Hoagland of Tonopah.

Visitation was held Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003 at Norvel Owens Mortuary. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003 at Norvel Owens Mortuary Chapel, with Pastor Steven Harvey officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Norvel Owens Mortuary.

Dorothy Viola Wickham Stancil

Long-time Winslow resident Dorothy Viola Wickham Stancil went to meet her Savior at 4:00 a.m. on Dec. 26, 2003 in El Cajon, Calif. Dorothy was born March 5, 1912 in Richmond, Calif., and moved to Winslow with her parents, Arthur Elde and Lelah Pansy Wickham, in 1921.

She was very active in high school with Glee Club, Pep Squad and drama class plays such as “Tulip Time,” “Pickles,” and “Once in a Blue Moon.” She graduated from Winslow High School in the class of 1931.

Dorothy married Willie Hubert Stancil on March 16, 1934 in Holbrook, while he was working at the Winslow airport for T.A.T. A daughter, SueDonna Elde, was born on Dec. 29, 1934. At this time, T.A.T. became T.W.A. and the family moved to San Diego, Calif., where a son, Jerry Elde, was born to them on Sept. 9, 1939. Dorothy enjoyed being a homemaker, mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie H. Stancil, on Oct. 5, 1980, and a sister, Vernis Eleanor Henkel, on July 13, 1975.

Among her survivors are her daughter, SueDonna and husband Jim Hook of Alpine, Calif.; her son, Jerry Stancil and wife Ethel of Snowflake; brothers, Ralph Elde “Bish” Wickham of North Carolina, Glenn Elde “Bud” Wickham of Winslow, and Arthur E. Wickham of Cottonwood; sisters, Wilma Margaret Rothhammer of Albuquerque, N.M., and Louella Pauline of San Bernadino, Calif.; four grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Dorothy will be missed by all that knew and loved her.


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