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5/18/01

Helen Beasley

Helen Beasley died May 15.

She was born in Carlton, Ga. Oct. 7, 1919.

Mrs. Beasley had lived in the Mohave County area for over 60 years.

She was active in the First Southern Baptist Church ministry in her younger years.

Mrs. Beasley was preceded in death by her first husband of 36 years, James Tipps. She was then married to Bernice Beasley for 21 years when he passed away March 23.

Survivors include three sons, Frank Tipps of California, Robert and John Beasley of New Mexico; two daughters, Bernice Williams and Carrol Dickinson of Mohave Valley; a brother, Harvey Mosley of Mesa; two sisters, Thelma Dunn of Phoenix and Agnes Gibson of Cottonwood; 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation is scheduled Saturday at 10 a.m. at the First Southern Baptist Church in Mohave Valley followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. with Pastor John Burley officiating. Burial is scheduled for May 21 at 11 a.m. at Cottonwood Cemetery.

Billie Rose Kellogg

Clarkdale resident Billie Kellogg of Clarkdale died May 12.

She was 78 years old.

Mrs. Kellogg was born March 6, 1923 in Shamrock, Okla. She grew up in Oklahoma and Texas and worked in a bomber plant during World War II.

Mrs. Kellogg married Seth Ranger Kellogg June 3, 1943 and the couple resided in Imperial Valley Calif. until the 1960s and then to Northern San Diego County. They moved to the Verde Valley in 1973.

Mrs. Kellogg was employed as a secretary and switchboard operator for many years before retiring in 1990. She worked as a volunteer for many years.

Survivors include her husband, Seth Kellogg; a daughter, Valerie Falbo of Clarkdale; a son, Robert Kellogg of California; a son-in-law, Phil; a daughter in law, Dawn; grandsons, David Magelssen of Clarkdale, Sean Kellogg of California, Thomas Welsch of Tempe; a sister Bettie Ann Lundy and husband, Dale of Florida; a niece, Denise Campbell and husband, Steven of Florida; a nephew Dale Lundy Jr. and wife, Kathy of Connecticut; a cousin, Dallas Ann Barnes of Mesa and many friends.

Her beloved grandson, Kevin Magelssen, preceded Mrs. Kellogg in death.

She will be remembered for her unwavering faith, her indomitable spirit, her wonderful sense of humor and her love of nature.

No services are scheduled but memorial contributions may be made to Northern Arizona Hospice, 269 S. Candy Lane Cottonwood 86326.

Bernice F. Follis

Cottonwood native Bernice Follis died May 14.

She was born Sept. 15, 1936.

Mrs. Follis was 64 years old.

She was an operator for Mountain Bell for approximately 15 years and later worked in a law office in Sedona.

Mrs. Follis enjoyed reading and studying the Bible, making beaded jewelry and crocheting.

Survivors include her son, Justin Williams of Phoenix; a daughter-in-law, Maureen; her mother, Ann Rees Burrell of Cottonwood; two sisters, Alice McCoy of Cornville and Loree Baker of Phoenix, and two brothers, Thomas Rees and Milton Rees of Cottonwood.

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