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Bob D. Selph

A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Cottonwood resident Bob Selph Saturday at Sunland Lakeside Chapel, 15826 Del Webb Blvd. in Sun City. Visitation is scheduled from 9 to 10 a.m. followed by the funeral service.

Mr. Selph died Aug. 22 at the age of 63.

He was born Aug. 1, 1937 in Mesa.

Mr. Selph was a carpenter and appliance service repair at Bob's Appliance Service Repair for seven years.

Survivors include his wife, Jo Ann Selph of Cottonwood; a daughter, Connie D. Hogg of California; a son, Mark D. Selph; his parents, Lovs and Vergie Selph of Chino Valley; two sisters, Versie Kirby of Texas and Peggy Wagoner of Gilbert; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Randy Shelton

Arizona native and Cottonwood resident Randy Shelton died Aug. 21.

A memorial service is scheduled for today at 11 a.m. in the Westcott Funeral Home in Cottonwood.

Mr. Shelton was born March 11, 1963 in Kingman.

He was 37 years old.

Mr. Shelton worked for Del Webb Cottonwood Ranch in maintenance and landscaping. He also worked as a pool builder.

A musician and song writer, Mr. Shelton enjoyed camping and sports including basketball, football and fishing.

Survivors include his wife, Wendy R. Shelton; two daughters, Nicole K. Shelton of Cottonwood and Sunny R. Frydendall of Colorado; a son, Levi J. Shelton of Colorado;

his mother and step-father, Mary Ellen and Manuel Lugo of Cottonwood; a sister, Laura J. Brant of Cottonwood; a brother, H. Jay Shelton of California; his grandmother, Blanche Phillips of Ohio and a niece and nephew, Shelby and Kyle Brant of Tarren Sherwood.

Mr. Shelton was preceded in death by his father William Shelton Jr.

He will be remembered as a good, kind and gentle giant of a man who loved his family intensely. Mr. Shelton will be greatly missed and forever loved.

Frances Irene Lettieri

Cottonwood resident Irene Lettieri died Aug. 20.

She was 80 years old.

Mrs. Lettieri was born Jan. 28, 1920 in Sayville, N.Y.

She was an Arizona resident for 20 years.

Survivors include his daughter, Dianne Hallock of Cottonwood; a son, Lamont Lettieri and six grandchildren.

Sarah Alida Connolly

Funeral services are scheduled on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Pioneer Park Chapel in Snowflake for former Cottonwood and Sedona resident Sarah Alida Connolly. A viewing is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 25 at Fletcher's Mortuary in Show Low.

Mrs. Connolly died Aug. 21 in Snowflake.

She was born April 18, 1913.

Mrs. Connolly was a lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she served in many positions including relief society president.

In addition to raising her own six children, Mrs. Connolly provided for 34 foster children. She was a cook for the Cottonwood-Oak Creek School District for 10 years.

Mrs. Connolly was an avid quilter and kept her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren supplied with quilts. A poet, she had several volumes of poetry in print.

Mrs. Connolly was loved by everyone and will be sorely missed.

Survivors include six children, K. Connolly and Colin Connolly of Cottonwood, Lavona Areghini of Mesa, Frank Connolly of Wyoming, Judy Foshee of Snowflake and Karen Dorsey of Taylor; a sister, Anona Heap of St. Johns and two brothers, John Crosby of Mesa and Frank Crosby of Tucson; 28 grandchildren and 51 great-grandchildren.

Dorothy J. Dreyer

Private family services were held for Cottonwood resident Dorothy Dreyer.

She died Aug. 22.

Mrs. Dreyer was born March 9, 1925 in Dayton, Wash.

She was 75 years old.

A retired retail sales clerk, Mrs. Dreyer is remembered for her devotion as a mother and a dedicated friend, family and neighbor.

Mrs. Dreyer was a member of the Church of Christ in Missouri.

Survivors include her spouse, Mason H. Dreyer; two daughters, Linda Leer of Missouri and Alice Rowden of Cottonwood; two sons, Steven and Rawlin of Cottonwood; two brothers, Arthur Sutton of Idaho and Melvin Sutton of Ajo; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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