Obituaries

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Obituary: Charles Alvin Allen 1933-2019

On June 19, 1933, Charles “Charlie” Alvin Allen was born at his family home in Clarkdale, Arizona, in an area formally known as Butcherville.

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Obituary: Eleanor Grace Richards 1922-2019

Eleanor Grace Richards, 96, of Cottonwood, Arizona, passed away Jan. 8, 2019, in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Obituary: Edwin Gale McClellan 1936-2019

Edwin Gale McClellan, aka Eddie McClellan, a 32-year resident of Cottonwood, Arizona, passed away at Verde Valley Hospital due to complications of heart surgery on Jan. 3, 2019. He was 82 years old.

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Obituary: John R. Hurley 1933-2019

John R. Hurley, born Aug. 3, 1933, in New York, New York, died Jan. 4, 2019, in Cottonwood, Arizona. No serviced are planned at this time.

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Obituary: Mickie Parker 1941-2018

If you were blessed to meet our mom, Mickie Parker (Marie), you met the most tenacious, caring, positive, willful woman who, no matter what time of day you stopped to visit, you’d be greeted with cookies, snacks, a bowl of strawberries and offered coffee or, of course, a beer.

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Obituary: Marjorie Lee Hallett 1930-2018

Marjorie Lee Hallett, 88, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Dec. 31, 2018, in Clarkdale, Arizona. Marjorie was born in the Jerome hospital on Jan. 20, 1930, to Gale and Anita Hallett.

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Obituary: Rita Reifenstein 1927-2018

Rita Reifenstein (nee Brisson), 91, of the Village of Oak Creek, Arizona, formerly of Syracuse, New York, born Oct. 31, 1927, died Dec. 31, 2018.

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Obituary: Dr. Eldon Bills

At the age of 87, Dr. Eldon Bills passed away Dec. 17, 2018. Recently living in Cottonwood, Arizona, he is survived by his wife, Marilyn, of 61 years.

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Obituary: Kay Marie Bushey Anderson 1931-2018

Kay Marie Anderson, a 25-year resident of Cottonwood, Arizona, passed away at Verde Valley Hospital on Dec. 23, 2018. She was 87.

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Obituary: Lorraine Alvey 1939-2018

Lorraine Alvey, 79, of Cottonwood, Arizona, passed away on Dec. 29, 2018, in Flagstaff, Arizona.