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May 26, 2004

D.L. “Corky” Williams

D.L. “Corky” Williams, 73, passed away at his home in Tonto Basin, Arizona Saturday morning May 1, 2004. He was born in Lockney, Texas and lived in the Panhandle until he and his wife, the former Sallee Ann Beaver moved to Winslow in 1961.

He worked for the Santa Fe Railway in both Texas and Arizona until his retirement to Tonto Basin in 1992.

Corky was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Winslow and El Zariba Shrine in Phoenix. He enjoyed fishing, quail hunting and was especially proud of his annual pecan crop.

He is survived by his wife, Sallee; sister, Sybil Daniel of San Antonio, Texas; three children from a previous marriage: son, Dennis of Pampa, Texas; daughters Cheryl Underwood also of Pampa and Wanda Stubbs of Amarillo, Texas; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Eura Williams of Canadian, Texas; his brother Joe also of Tonto Basin and step-son Skip Sawyers of Payson.

Masonic graveside services will be held in Amarillo, Texas at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to RTA Hospice of Payson, 107 E. Frontier St., Payson, AZ 85541.

Jacqueline Denise Morgan

Graveside Services for Jacqueline Denise Morgan, 38, will be held at the Jeddito Community Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. (MST), Wednesday, May 19, 2004 with Rev. Al Campsen officiating. Interment will follow at Jeddito Community Cemetery.

Jacqueline was born on November 2, 1965 in Rosebud, South Dakota to parents, Larry Silas and Melva Rachel (Whiteyes) Morgan. She passed away on May 15, 2004 in Polacca, Arizona.

She is survived by her mother, Melva Rachel Shaw; boyfriend, Dale Nelson; sons, Nathaniel & Dustin; daughters, Danielle, Nadia, Sheldy, Kayla, Charmayne and Autumn; sisters, Grace R. Morgan, Karen Fern Clinton, Laurel Lana Morgan; brothers, Fillmore Morgan & Farrel Morgan. She was preceded in death by her father, Larry Silas Morgan; grandparents and son, Clayton.

Arrangements are under the care of Greer's Mortuary of Winslow.

Helen M. Anderson

Helen M. Anderson, 86, passed away May 19, 2004 in Winslow, Arizona. She was a resident of Phoenix for 51 years. She was born on May 24, 1917 in Little Chute, Wisconsin.

Helen and Lloyd Graves worked as trainers of thoroughbred horses in Arizona and California for over 40 years. They both were well acquainted with many old timers in both states. Helen will always be loved and missed especially by her children. She loved painting and painted many pictures for others who still cherish them. She also did many other crafts in which she was able to show her artistic side.

Helen is survived by her six children, Karen Elmore, Vonnie Reach, Kathy Cooper, Jacque Boyd, Keith Anderson and Gary Anderson.

Arrangements are under the care of Greer’s Mortuary of Winslow.

Homer Yazzie

Funeral Services for Homer Yazzie, 42, will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. (MST) at the New Life Fellowship Church in Castlebutte, Arizona. Interment will be in Dilkon Commumty Cemetery.

Homer was born on December 29, 1961 to parents Kee and Sadie (Greymountain) Yazzie. Homer passed away on May 16, 2004 in Tuba City, Arizona. Homer was of the Coyote Pass Clan born for the Edgewater Clan. He was humorous and a very loving son, father, brother, uncle and friend. He loved to rug weave, herd sheep and was the main caregiver to his parents.

He is survived by his parents, Kee and Sadie Yazzie; brothers, Raymond (Rose Ann) Yazzie of Dilkon, Justin (Anne) Yazzie, Vicent (Margie) Yazzie both of Winslow and David Yazzie of Dilkon. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Annie Yazzie, Mae Nebitsie and bothers, Nelson Yazzie and Stanley Yazzie.

Arrangements are under the care of Greer’s Mortuary of Winslow.

Martha Jane Hasten

Graveside services for Martha Jane Hasten, 90, formerly of Winslow, Arizona, will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, May 25, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. at Desert View Cemetery with Rev. Sam Hosler officiating. Inturnment will follow at Desert View Cemetery.

"Jane" was born in St Joseph, Missouri on March 25, 1915. She died Friday, May 21, 2004 at the Arizona Pioneers Home in Prescott, Arizona. She graduated from high school and Missouri Methodist Nursing School. In 1940 she married Melvin "Moqui" Hasten who passed away in 1974. She was a member of Winslow United Methodist Church, and a choir member for many years. Jane volunteered for many activities and services at the Arizona Pioneers Home where she resided for the last 17 years.

She is survived by one son, Richard (Sharon) Hasten of Winslow; one daughter, Janet (Noel) Atzmiller of Spring, Texas; one sister, Ruth Plummer of St. Joseph, Missouri; four grandchildren, Christy (John) Buice, Rachel Atzmiller, Kelli (Jim) Ahrens, Kurtis (Deb) Hasten; and four great-grandchildren, Ashleigh and Brent Ahrens, Amanda and Amy Jones; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Matthew and Lavina (Davis) Plummer; five sisters and three brothers.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Arizona Pioneers Home, 300 South McCormick, Prescott, AZ. 86303.

Arrangements are under the care of Greer's Mortuary of Winslow.

May 19, 2004

Jack C. Parker

Graveside funeral services for Jack C. Parker, 79, of Brownwood, Texas will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 2004 in Greenleaf Cemetery with Rev. Eddy Taylor officiating.

Mr. Parker passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2004 in Brownwood.

Jack was born on March 16, 1925 in Edge, Texas to Bert and Thelma Parker. He served his country in World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the European Theater. He worked as a conductor for Santa Fe Railway for 43 years before retirement. He married Regina Browning Ply on June 2, 1979 in Brownwood. He had been a resident of Brownwood since 1985, when he moved from Winslow. Jack was a member of the Brown County Sheriff’s Posse and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Winslow.

Jack is survived by his wife; three sons; Steve (Shirley) Parker of Kingman, Raymond (Carrie) Parker of Flagstaff, Kenneth (Julie) Parker of Las Vegas, Nevada; four daughters, Janey (Eddy) Taylor of Shreveport, Louisiana, Gayle Plummer of San Angelo, Texas, Susan (Gary) Parris of Austin, Texas, Diane (Larry) Smith of Santa Anna, Texas; 20 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a brother, Cecil Parker and a sister, Edith Barnum of Brownwood.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, and a great-granddaughter.

Arrangements handled by Davis-Morris Funeral Home of Brownwood, Texas.

Lottie Tso Clark

Funeral Services for Lottie Tso Clark, 103, will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2004 at 10: 00 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Winslow Stake Center located at 205 W. Lee St. Viewing will be held 1 hour prior to service beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in Desert View Cemetery.

Lottie Clark was born on May 7, 1901 in Cedar Springs, Arizona, to parents, Bikittii Bepy & Azan Tso. She passed away on May 15, 2004 in Winslow, Arizona.

She is survived by her husband, Seton Clark; son, Herman Clark Sr.; daughters, Sarah Kearns, Mary Lou Todacheenie and Lula B. King; 100 grandchildren, great-grandchildren & great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother & father; husband, Seto Clark; daughters, Rebecca Wapaha, Lorraine Nells; sons, James Clark Sr. & Edward Clark.

Arrangements are under the care of Greer's Mortuary of Winslow.

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