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Obituaries, Sept. 7, 2005

Carol L. Biggs

Carol Lynn Biggs, 67, of Cottonwood, died Sept. 2. She was born April 13, 1938 in Pasadena, Calif.

Mrs. Biggs had worked for a glass company.

She was a member of Emmanuel Fellowship in Cottonwood. She loved to cook, bake and loved her animals.

Her parents Harold and Arlene West and her husband Darrell Leon Biggs preceded her in death.

She is survived by a stepson, Larry Wayne Biggs of Paxton, Ill.; stepdaughters, Lora Ann Thompson of Payson and DarraJean Monique Stewart Taylor of Robinson, Ill.; step-grandchildren, Nicholas William Stewart, Sarah Elizabeth Stewart, Chelsie Lynn Biggs, Richard Charles Eder, Brian Keith Eder, Amanda Lynn Thompson and Curtis Darrell Thompson; step-great-grandchildren, Brian Michael Eder and Kelsey Rae Eder.

A visitation will be today, Sept. 7, in the Westcott Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m.

A funeral service will be Sept. 8 in the Westcott Funeral Home at 11 a.m.

Burial will follow in the Sedona Cemetery.

An online guestbook is available at

Patsy R. Dickison

Patsy Rose Dickison, 77, of Cornville, died Sept. 3. She was born Dec. 31, 1927 in Los Angeles.

She graduated Anaheim High School in Anaheim, Calif., and attended business school in Santa Ana, Calif.

Mrs. Dickison retired in July from selling Avon products.

She picked berries at Knotts Berry Place in California. She was a Girl Scout leader and was active with the Tri-Hi-Y program of the YMCA in Anaheim and Camp Osceola. She taught Sunday School at Stanton Community Church in Stanton, Calf. She was affectionately known as "Grandma with the chickens" the "Avon Lady" and "Granny." A longtime resident of Sedona, she was a member of the Stagecoach Players in the 1970s in Sedona.

Mrs. Dickison is survived by her husband, Vic Dickison; sons Dennis (and his wife Ann) Lovett of Bakersfield, Calif., and Michael (Mike) (and his wife Maggie) Lovett of Cornville; daughters Christine (and her husband Carl) Miller of Anaheim, Calif., Evelyn "Lyn" (and her husband Steve) Harris of Cottonwood and Rebecca (Becky) (and her husband Gene) Kulis of Cottonwood; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, in Oak Creek School in Cornville at 2 p.m.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Windmill Park, Cornville AZ 86325.

An online guestbook is available at