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06/12/01

Carroll Joseph Goullaud

Carroll Joseph Goullaud, 86, of Prescott Valley, died Friday, June 8, 2001, in Prescott Valley.

He was born Oct. 15, 1914, in East Boston, Mass., to Edward and Molly (Flynn) Goullaud.

Mr. Goullaud served for more than 20 years as a mechanic in the U.S. Army. He received several medals during his years in the Army, and served at posts in the U.S., Australia, New Caledonia, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Korea and Europe.

After retiring from Fort Dix, N.J., in 1965, he moved to Tempe and then to Prescott Valley in 1971. Mr. Goullaud was a master carpenter who enjoyed building doghouses and wishing wells.

Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Madeline; daughter, Carol Henderson of Phoenis; sons, Jim and Tony, both of San Diego; and sisters, Marie Vestute and Dolly Farrell, both of Massachusetts.

There were private family services.

Sunrise Funeral Home and Crematory helped the family with arrangements.

Don Harker

Don Harker, 79, of Prescott, died Friday, June 8, 2001, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center, Prescott.

He was born Dec. 9, 1921, in Boone, Iowa, to Chester and Viola (Clark) Harker.

Mr. Harker moved to Phoenix in 1959 from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He worked in banking and finance, and retired as senior vice president of Continental Bank in Phoenix.

He moved to Prescott in 1987, and was active in Prescott United Methodist Church, Meals on Wheels and Prescott People Who Care. Mr. Harker enjoyed buying automobiles, boating at Lake Powell, traveling and reading mystery thrillers. He especially enjoyed and loved his family and friends.

Surviving are his wife, Beverly; daughters, Gretchen Manson of Phoenix and Janine Evans of Wickenburg; son, Larry of Prescott; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Prescott United Methodist Church.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Prescott United Methodist Church Building Fund, 505 W. Gurley, Prescott, AZ 86301 or Prescott People Who Care, 150 S. Arizona, Prescott, AZ 86303.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Mary Frances Pope

Mary Frances Pope, 81, of Prescott, died Thursday, June 7, 2001, in Prescott.

She was born Oct. 20, 1919, in Ashdown, Ark., to Arthur and Ollie Taylor (Cole) Reed.

Mrs. Pope married her husband Thomas in 1952, and he preceded her in death in August 2000. She worked as a travel office executive for an aircraft manufacturer.

She moved to Prescott in 1990 from Granada Hills, Calif.

Surviving is her brother-in-law, Thomas Klein of Denville, N.J.

Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, corner of Cortez and Carleton streets, Prescott.

Burial will follow at Redwood Memorial Gardens, Dewey. Cremation was at Bradshaw Crematory, Prescott Valley.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Joe Samsill

Joe Samsill, 67, of Mayer, died Friday, June 8, 2001, in Mayer.

He was born June 12, 1933, in Seymour, Texas.

Mr. Samsill served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, and moved to Arizona 62 years ago. He served on the Arizona Livestock Board for 23-1/2 years, and worked in real estate and ranching.

He was a member of the Scottsdale Mounted Sheriff's Posse, the Verde Vaqueros, the Screen Actors Guild and the Charros.

Survivors include his wife, Marleah; children, Alan, Debra and Casey; sister, Modena Landress; brother, J.E.; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Scottsdale Bible Church, 7601 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale.

Messinger Indian School Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.