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Obituaries, Nov. 8, 2006

Daisy E. Underwood

Daisy Elvira Underwood died Nov. 3, 2006, in San Bernardino, Calif. Daisy was born in Jerome to Epitacio and Susana Guel on Aug. 14, 1927.

She enjoyed her family, a long time career with Von's Grocery and traveling, which included many trips back home as well as cruises with family and friends.

Daisy is survived by her son Leslie and Jean Underwood of San Bernardino, Calif.; her daughter Margaret and Frank Caputo of Temple City, Calif.; stepdaughter Donna Baughman of Picayune, Miss. She is also survived by five sisters; Josie Guel and Mollie Herrera, both of Colton, Calif., Lupe Limon of Downey, Calif., Virginia Singh of El Cajon, Calif., and Belle Binder of Glendale, Calif. Daisy had six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren.

Donald 'Paps' Walters

Donald "Paps" Boyd Walters, Sr., was born June 12, 1924, in Las Vegas, Nev., to Charles Robert Walter and Henrietta Gertrude Welch (an Arizona pioneer family).

He grew up on his father's ranch on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Don was Homecoming king at Prescott High, where he excelled in both sports and academics. He led his varsity football team to a state championship and played quarterback for the State All Star Team.

Don proudly served in the U.S. Army Air Force as a B-17 pilot during World War II. He was stationed at Andrew's Air Force Base in Washington, D.C., and flew missions out of England.

After the war, he returned to Arizona with his wife Harty Walker and purchased the Verde Valley-Sedona Holsum Bread Agency.

Don was a long-time leader of the Sheriff's Posse Search and Rescue Team. He worked at the Phoenix Cement Plant in Clarkdale 1970-1990, after which time he took his retirement.

In 1977, Don married Barbara Kerr. His later years were spent enjoying the things he truly loved; his family, friends, and the great outdoors.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Walters; his children, Cheri Walters of Olympia, Wash., Cynthia Walters of Monticello, Utah, Don Walters Jr. (Marci) of Flagstaff, Randy Walters (Jessie) of Clarkdale, and Jack Boast (Anna) of Cottonwood; his step-son, Russell Kerr of Cottonwood; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be at Westcott Funeral Home, 1013 E. Mingus Ave., in Cottonwood, on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Arizona Elk Society, P.O. Box 18061, Phoenix AZ 85005.

An online guestbook is available at

Roy Cline

Roy Cline, 79, died Oct. 28 in Lake Montezuma. He was born on Dec. 16, 1926, in Centerville, Iowa.

Mr. Cline attended Centerville Elementary and High School. He served in the Navy in World War II. He worked for Copy Plus as Service Center manager and was also treasurer of the Verde Fire and Safety. He attended church and belonged to the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed fishing.

Roy is survived by two sons, MSgt. Roy W. Cline II and Peter F. Cline; and four grandchildren.

Family would like any donations to be made to RTA Hospice in Sedona, AZ.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

An online guestbook is available to sign at

James M. Talley

James Monroe Talley, 60, of Rimrock, died Nov. 4, 2006, at the Bob Stump V.A. Medical Center in Prescott. He was born July 2, 1946, in Blythe, Calif.

There will be a Graveside Service at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Arizona National Memorial Cemetery in Cave Creek.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be sent to the American Cancer Society, 2724 E. Larkin Suite #9, Flagstaff AZ 86004

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