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Mary Ann Atkinson

Mary Ann Atkinson, 66, of Prescott, died Wednesday, May 31, 2000, in Prescott.

She was born Oct. 29, 1933, in Phoenix, to Fred and Helen (Wilson) Ferguson.

Mrs. Atkinson was a second-generation native Arizonan. She was the niece of Arizona Attorney General Fred Wilson, and granddaughter of Walter Wilson, who was clerk of Maricopa County Supreme Court for 30 years.

Survivors include her daughters, Cathy Jones of Chandler and Sheila Morales of Gilbert; sons, Robert Rogers of Mesa and James Rogers of Prescott; 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be at a later date in Phoenix.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Arthritis Foundation, Central Arizona Chapter, 711 E. Missouri Ave. Suite 116, Phoenix, AZ 85014.

Memory Chapel Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.

Janiece Louise Reiss

Janiece Louise Reiss, 32, of Paulden, died Tuesday, May 30, 2000, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott, as the result of a traffic accident in Chino Valley.

She was born Oct. 27, 1967, in Phoenix, to James and Paulette (Dem-aree) Hargraves.

Mrs. Reiss moved with her parents from Phoenix to Tucson, and in 1983 settled in the Chino Valley area. She worked as a substitute teacher's aide for the Chino Valley Unified School District.

She enjoyed working with children, and taking care of her animals as well as abandoned animals.

Survivors include her husband Randy; daughters, Amber and Dakota; parents, James and Paulette Hargraves of Paulden; and brother, Jim Hargraves of Chino Valley.

The family suggests memorial contributions to American Cancer Society, 917 E. Gurley St., Prescott, AZ 86301.

Private cremation was at Bradshaw Crematory, Prescott Valley.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

U.V. "Buster" Weiss

U.V. "Buster" Weiss, 86, died Friday, June 2, 2000, at his home in Chino Valley.

He was born Feb. 10, 1914, in Aberdeen, Wash., to Felix and Victoria (Koski) Weiss.

Mr. Weiss enjoyed traveling, the outdoors, hunting, fishing and digging for clams. He moved to Chino Valley four years ago.

Survivors include his daughter, Merrie Lee Weiss of Chino Valley; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

There were no services. Interment will be in the Chino Valley Cemetery, with his wife, Cherie Markley Weiss.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Yavapai Regional Medical Center Hospice Restricted Funds, P.O. Box 26565, Prescott Valley, AZ 86312.

Memory Chapel Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.


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