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Jean Hamilton

Jean Hamilton, 73, a former Chino Valley resident, died Wednesday, July 5, 2000, in Prescott.

She was born Dec. 21, 1926, in Great Bend, Kan., to Donald Wilbert and Celia (Morse) Hamilton.

Miss Hamilton had lived in Chino Valley since 1975, and in Prescott for the last several months. She worked as a computer operator, and was a member of the Yavapai Rockhound Club and Beta Sigma Phi.

She enjoyed paleontology, geology, camping, traveling and reading. Miss Hamilton also liked to fly and held a private pilot's license.

Surviving are her brother, Donald, of Torrance, Calif.; and two nieces.

A visitation was held this past Thursday at the Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home in Prescott. Cremation was private at Bradshaw Crematory, Prescott Valley, and burial was Saturday in Hillside Cemetery in Kinsley, Kan.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Glen Darvin Herring

Glen Darvin Herring, 66, of Chino Valley, died Saturday, July 8, 2000, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Prescott.

He was born Feb. 20, 1934, in Rison, Ark., to Daniel Fitzhugh and Mable (Sandine) Herring.

Mr. Herring served in the U.S. Navy for six years on the destroyer USS Charles R. Ware. He married Barbara Ann Thomas on Aug. 22, 1959. He retired in 1994 from his career as an owner and operator of a convenience store.

He was a 25-year member of the Payson BPO Elks Lodge.

Mr. Herring enjoyed gardening, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.

His family knew him as a man with a wonderful sense of humor who was devoted to family.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara; daughters, Janet, Charlotte and Lucinda; sons, Rodney, Rick and Mark Herring, and Tony Medrano; sisters, Doris Austin, Ruby Willis and Wanda Deakins; and eight grandchildren.

Cremation was private at Bradshaw Crematory, Prescott Valley. A memorial service was previously held at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center Chapel in Prescott.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Glenn Edward Knight

Glenn Edward Knight, 71, of Chino Valley, died Friday, July 7, 2000, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Prescott.

He was born Sept. 3, 1928, in Lebo, Kan., to William and Esther (Grover) Knight.

Mr. Knight served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, and was a retired automotive repairman for the state of Arizona. He moved from Kansas in 1968.

He enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, telling stories and spending time with his dog. His family knew him as someone who had a playful sense of humor, and was his "own man" who was mellowing in his older years.

Surviving are his daughters, Glenda Frank of Tucson, Nikki Lichlyter of Phoenix and Sandy Vermilion of Carrizozo, N.M.; brother, Jim of Topeka, Kan.; sister, Billie Byrd of Topeka, Kan.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Private cremation was at Sunrise Crematory in Prescott Valley. He will be buried along side his family in Lebo, Kan.Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Agnes "Sally" Stevens

Agnes "Sally" Stevens, 91, a Chino Valley resident, died Thursday, July 6, 2000 in Phoenix.

She was born on Dec. 8, 1908, in New York, N.Y,. to Bruno and Josephine Zwiezanski.

Mrs. Stevens was preceded in death by her son, Fred Mandile Jr.,and daughter, Martha Mandile.

Survivoring are her son, Anthony J. Mandile; daughters, Lorene Mandile and Mary A. Thompson; 14 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services were held at Serenity Mausoleum Chapel in Phoenix.

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