January 22, 2006

Christine A. Palmer

Christine Agnes Palmer, 96, of Cottonwood, died Jan. 17, 2006.

She was born on Sept. 24, 1909, to Thomas E. and Elizabeth J. Losee in Temple, Texas, where she grew up and graduated from high school. She then attended the Woodbury Business College for two years in Los Angeles.

Christine worked as an administrative assistant to the CFO in worldwide oil exploration. She retired from Santa Fe International.

She was active in the community and she was a member of the Republican Women's Club in Cottonwood.

She enjoyed crossword puzzles and playing bridge. She was also very talented in sewing and knitting.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Marvel Palmer. She leaves behind her daughters, Marge Camp with husband Carlton of Cottonwood, and Dotti Olsen with husband Dick of San Diego; her three grandchildren, Chris Marcantel and Richard C. Olsen both of Tucson, and Melanie Delfakis of Coeur d' Alene, Idaho; and seven great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held in her honor at the First Southern Baptist Church, 1020 Camino Real in Cottonwood on today, Jan. 22, at 2:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made in her name to: Hospice of Northern Arizona, 269 South Candy Lane, Cottonwood AZ 86326.

An online guestbook is available at www.westcottfuneralhome.com

Hugh McCullough

Hugh McCullough, born on Nov. 27, 1928, died Dec. 18, 2005.

He is survived by his wife Pauline and his children, James, Gil, Nancy, Chester and David. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter Phyllis.

Services were private.

Hortensia Brooker

Hortensia Brooker, 79, of Cottonwood, died Dec. 25, 2005, in California.

She was born in Sonora, on Feb. 4, 1925 to Merejildo and Hortensia Diaz.

Hortensia was a high school graduate and worked in the electronics field most of her life.

She is preceded in death by her husband, William J. Brooker and she leaves behind her son, William Brooker of Almonte, Calif.

Hortensia will be laid to rest with her husband at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, located in Phoenix.

An online guestbook is available at www.westcottfuneralhome.com.


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