Originally Published: September 27, 2000 7:15 p.m.
Selma Gladys Cagle McIver
Selma Gladys Cagle McIver, 97, of Prescott, died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2000, at Las Fuentes Care Center, Prescott, after a long illness.
She was born Oct. 6, 1902, in Mena, Ark., to Tom (Tynt) and Paris France (Middleton) Cagle.
Mrs. McIver graduated from high school in Pagosa Springs, Colo. She attended Western State College in Gunnison, Colo., and taught school in Grand Valley and near Pagosa Springs.
She married Paul DeWitt McIver on July 11, 1923, in Durango, Colo. Mrs. McIver worked in a war plant in Burbank, Calif., during World War II, and later was a real estate broker in the Glendale/Pasadena area.
She lived in various towns in Colorado, Salt Lake City, Utah, southern California, Oregon and Denver, Colo., before moving to Prescott in 1988. She enjoyed gardening and was proudest of her home and garden.
Surviving are her daughter, Helena Howell of Prescott; two grandchildren, one great-grandchild and several step-great-grandchildren.
Her husband, Paul, preceded her in death in 1981.
No local services are planned. Mrs. McIver will be interred beside her husband at Fairmount Cemetery in Denver, Colo.
Hampton Funeral Home and Fairmount Mortuary of Denver, helped the family with arrangements.
Lola Williams, 90, of Humboldt, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2000, in Prescott Valley.
She was born July 21, 1910, in Weber Falls, Okla.
Mrs. Williams was a homemaker, and a member of Mountain View Baptist Church in Dewey. She had lived in Arizona for 85 years. Before moving to Humboldt she lived in Phoenix, Flagstaff and Peoria.
Surviving are her children, Bob, Lilly White, Mary Silveira, Darlene Johnson, Roberta Marquis, Kathy Butler and Arvina Olson; sister, Louise Yellenn; brother, Lee Pace; 19 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death was her husband, Robert Verner.
Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary, 7924 N. 59th Ave., Glendale, with services there following at 11 a.m.
W. Helen Fanning
W. Helen Fanning, 94, of Prescott, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000, at a local care center.
She was born March 8, 1906, in Deshler, Neb., to John Henry and Margaret Ann (Jasper) Stockamp.
Mrs. Fanning had worked as a laboratory technician and as an art teacher at Prescott Christian Academy. She previously lived in Alaska for 12 years, and had lived in Prescott for 22 years.
As an artist, she worked in many mediums, including painting, leather and hand crafts. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Prescott.
Surviving is her sister, Margaret Cohrs.
At Mrs. Fanning's request, there were no services.
The family suggests memorial contributions in her memory to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 226, Prescott, AZ 86302.
Hampton Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.
William T. Sibley
William T. Sibley, 78, of Prescott, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2000, at the Veterans' Affairs Medical Center, Prescott.
He was born Aug. 16, 1922, in Mineola, Texas, to George and Annie Lou (Wallace) Sibley.
Mr. Sibley served more than 28 years in the Air Force, through World War II and the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. He retired as a senior master sergeant in 1972.
He was a member of Epes Randolph Lodge #32 of the Free and Accepted Masons of Tucson, and of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, golf and gardening. Mr. Sibley was known by his family as a devoted husband and father who instilled solid values and high standards and morals in his children. He moved to Prescott in 1989.
Surviving are his wife, Leslie, whom he married on June 2, 1942; sons, Tom of Tucson and George of Flagstaff; daughter, Judy Harrison of Augusta, Ga.; brothers, Bobby of Pearl River, La., Ted of Onalaska, Texas, Johnny of Monroe, La., George of Memphis, Tenn., Ned of Flint, Texas, and Dee of San Marcos, Texas; sisters, Ina Cowan of Blanchard, La., and Louise Fruge of Shreveport, La.; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren.
A celebration of Mr. Sibley's life will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Veterans' Affairs Medical Center, Prescott, with Chaplain Albert Bentley and the Masonic Ritual Team officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Concluding services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek, Phoenix. Full military honors will be provided by the Honor Detail of Luke Air Force Base.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.