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06/10/01 SUNDAY

Clattie Belle Duncan

Clattie Belle Duncan, 87, of Prescott Valley, died Thursday, June 7, 2001, in Prescott Valley.

She was born May 23, 1914, in Snowball, Ark., to Sam and Melissa (Belle) Marris.

Mrs. Duncan collected rocks, sang in church, loved the TBN Network and spent time with her daughter and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin, in 1987.

Survivors include her daughter, Coleen Scott of Prescott Valley; sister, Becky Brownfield of Huntington Beach, Calif.; brother, Raman Marris of Okmulgee, Okla.; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Private memorial services will be at a later date.

Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel helped the family with arrangements.

Micheal Paul Grim

Micheal Paul Grim, 50, of Chino Valley, died Saturday, June 2, 2001, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix.

He was born Sept. 14, 1950, in Richland Center, Wis., to Gordon and Betty (Jeffries) Grim.

Mr. Grim served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Prior to living in Chino Valley, he lived in Prescott Valley for about 10 years. He worked for K's Lighting in Prescott.

He was a member of the Green Tree Church in Prescott Valley, and enjoyed playing golf and following professional golf, football and basketball.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara; daughter, Kathy Kinnison of Muskogee, Okla.; sons, Jonathan and Andrew, both of Prescott Valley; stepsons, Kyle Wright of Prescott, Neil Wright of Tucson and David Coil of Chino Valley; parents, of Richland Center, Wis.; and sister, Julie of Madison, Wis.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. June 23 at the Chino Valley United Methodist Church.

The family suggests memorial contributions to one's own church or favorite charity in memory of Mr. Grim.

Arizona Aftercare in Phoenix helped the family with arrangements.

Rev. Jack Wayne Martin

The Rev. Jack Wayne Martin, 69, of Prescott, died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, in Mesa.

He was born March 8, 1932, in Java, S.D., to Fred and Emma (Knodel) Martin.

Rev. Martin served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Korean War. He married Lorretta Marie Wiest June 16, 1953. He earned his bachelor of arts degree from Cascade College in Portland, Ore., and his master of divinity degree from Western Conservative Baptist Seminary, also in Portland. He and his wife moved to Prescott in 1981 from Sandpoint, Idaho.

Rev. Martin spent 30 years in the ministry. He was a pastor for Grace Baptist Church in Chino Valley for three years, retiring in 1996. He continued to serve part-time as an associate pastor until his death.

Survivors include his wife; son, Brook of Dewey; daughter, Laura Overland of Sandpoint, Idaho; sisters, Gladys Link of Farr West, Utah, and Janette Bacon of Sonora, Calif.; and five grandchildren.

A celebration of Rev. Martin's life will be at 4 p.m. Monday at Grace Baptist Church, corner of Highway 89 and Outer Loop Road in Chino Valley.

Cremation was at Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley.

Memorial contributions may be made to Life Crisis Pregnancy Center, 723 E. Gurley St., Prescott, AZ 86303.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Miriam M. McDonald

Miriam M. McDonald, 76, of Prescott, died Friday, June 8, 2001, in Prescott.

She was born Dec. 16, 1924, in Parowan, Utah, to Lamond Scott and Laura (Gurr) McQuarrie.

Mrs. McDonald enjoyed making quilts for her grandchildren and extended family members, working crossword puzzles, reading and writing letters.

Survivors include her husband, James; daughter, Joan Christoffersen of Yorba Linda, Calif.; son, Todd Thomas of Prescott; brothers, Lamond McQuarrie of Midway, Utah, and Howard McQuarrie of Salt Lake City, Utah; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Lynda, and son, Brent.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, corner of Cortez and Carleton streets in Prescott.

Cremation was at Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Family Care, 100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott, AZ 86301.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

William James Stafford

William James Stafford, 33, died Tuesday, June 5, 2001, at his home in Prescott.

He was born Nov. 11, 1967, in Huntington Valley, Pa., to Samuel and Mary (O'Neil) Stafford.

Mr. Stafford was a maintenance worker. He moved to Phoenix from Quakertown, Pa., in 1984 and to Prescott five years ago.

Survivors include his daughter, Stephanie of Louisiana; son, Joseph of Louisiana; parents, both of Paulden; sister, Vicky Ferguson of Chino Valley; brothers, Charles of Phoenix and Samuel Jr. of Pennsylvania; and grandmother, Madaline Stafford of Delaware.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Yavapai County Cemetery in Prescott.

Memorial contributions may be made to West Yavapai Guidance Clinic, 642 Dameron Drive, Prescott, AZ 86301.

Hampton Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Glenn Muse

Glenn Muse, 75, of Dewey, died Thursday, June 7, 2001, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Prescott.

Mr. Muse served in the U.S. Marines during World War II. He worked for many years in real estate as a salesman, broker and developer, working in the Dewey area since 1972.

He was a member of the Good Shepherd Church of God in Dewey and the America Legion. In his earlier days, he enjoyed farming, cattle ranching and showing quarter horses.

Survivors include his wife, Tanya; daughter, Tanya Green of Richmond, Ind.; sons, Rodney of Prescott Valley, Richard of The Colony, Texas, and Tim of Dewey; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center Chapel in Prescott, followed by burial at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Carl Leon Seeley

Carl Leon Seeley, 79, of Prescott, died Tuesday, June 5, 2001, in Prescott.

He was born Aug. 17, 1921, in Sacramento, Calif., to Leon Dickerson Seeley and Vivian Louvada Ball.

Mr. Seeley married Colene Hill on Jan. 15, 1947. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and was an aviation engineer with Lockheed Aircraft for 37 years. Following his retirement, the Seeleys moved to Prescott in 1977. He was a lay pastor for the Reorganized Church of Latter-day Saints, was a member of the Engineers & Science Guild, and enjoyed woodworking, building clocks and restoring cars.

Survivors include his wife; daughter, Caren Keller of Medina, Ohio; son, Carl of Olympia, Wash.; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services were Saturday at the Bradshaw Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Prescott.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.