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Obituaries for 8-21-2005

Geraldine Wonona Hammon

Geraldine Wonona Hammon, beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend, went to the Lord at age 81 in her Prescott Valley home on August 18, 2005.

"Jerri" is survived by her loving husband, Roy B. Hammon, of Prescott Valley; brother, John K. Ham and wife Shirley of Houston, Texas; daughter, Nonie Hartzell and husband Bill, of Prescott Valley; son, Terry Hammon, wife Anna Marie of Peoria and Groom Creek; son, Roy B. Hammon of Mesa; grandchildren: Christopher Hammon, wife, Melissa and children Preston and Hannah of Glendale; Matthew Hammon, wife, Sandie and children Tyler and Mason of Glendale; Billy Hartzell, wife Heather and children Ashton and Colton of Avondale; Misty Lee Ventura, husband Gilbert and children J.R., Roy and Brandon of Prescott Valley; Heath Hartzell, wife, Shiloh and children Shekira, Cheyenne and Hayden of Elko, Nev.; Vanessa Hartzell and children Dylan and Victoria of Bagdad, Ariz.; R.J. Hammon and daughter Sarah of San Jose, Calif.; Kelsey Furnice, husband Ryan and son Tobias of Boise, Idaho.

Jerri was born Geraldine Wonona Ham, in Oklahoma City, Okla., on October 24, 1923, to John and Jewel Ham; who have preceded her in death. Jerri and Roy lived and raised their family in Phoenix, Bagdad and Prescott Valley since 1946. Over the years, Jerri worked for Motorola and owned a café with her parents in Phoenix. She and Roy B. owned and operated a bar, restaurant and motel business in Bagdad, Ariz. She, of course, tended to her household, husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who call her, "Greatest". We will all miss her ready smile and hug for everyone; her wonderful personality and sense of humor, which her brother, John, says came from her mother, Jewel.

Services will be held on Monday, August 22, at 10 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 7885 East Long Look Drive, Prescott Valley; followed by graveside services at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona at 23029 North Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, Ariz., off the Loop 101, at 1 p.m. Monday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Hospice of Prescott or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Arizona in Jerri's name.

(Information provided by survivors.)

Clyde Alvin Moseley, Jr.

Clyde Alvin Moseley, Jr., 57, died Wednesday, August 17, 2005, at his home in Bagdad, Ariz.

He was born July 13, 1948, in Lindsay, Calif., the son of Clyde A. and Lucille (Coggins) Moseley.

Clyde served his county in the United States Army during the Vietnam conflict and was honorably discharged. He met and later married the love of his life, Patricia Williams, and they shared 33 years together.

Clyde worked as a mechanic for Phelps Dodge in Bagdad and has lived in Yavapai County for 50 years.

Clyde enjoyed football and played some. He loved NASCAR racing, sports, old Western movies and his motorcycle. Clyde was proud of his wife, children and grandchildren. He was also very proud of the service he gave his country and his many accomplishments.

Clyde is survived by his wife Patricia of Bagdad; daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Brian Fitch of Prescott Valley; and son, Bryan Moseley of Prescott Valley. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters-in-law, Donald and Carmen Moseley of Shawnee, Okla., Wayne and Mary Moseley of Prescott Valley. Clyde is also survived by his sisters and brothers-in-law, Inez and John Rough of Carson City, Nev., Norma Moseley of Mojave Valley, Calif., Bobbie and Clark Hodge of Kennewick, Wash., and Cheryl and Pete Cordova of Fresno, Calif.; and grandchildren, Cheyenne, Olivia and Shyla.

Visitation will be held Monday, August 22, at Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, corner of Cortez and Carleton in Prescott. A Celebration of Clyde's life will be held at graveside at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 23, with Mr. Ken Frederick as Celebrant at Mountain View Cemetery in Prescott.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

Visit Clyde's guest book and video tribute on-line at

(Information provided by survivors.)

Christina LaVecchia, 95, of Prescott, born May 8, 1910, in New York, N.Y., died Monday, Aug. 15, 2005, in Prescott.

Private cremation at the Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley.

Arrangements by Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home.

Ezequiel Lopez, 91, of Prescott Valley, born April 10, 1914, in El Paso, Texas, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2005, in Prescott Valley.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, at Sunrise Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions suggested to YRMC Hospice.

Antonio Muñoz Martinez, 86, of Prescott, born May 10, 1919, in Jalisco, Mexico, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2005, in Scottsdale.

A celebration of his life and a funeral Mass with rosary will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 150 Fleury Ave., Prescott.

Burial will be at Mountain View Cemetery.

Arrangements by Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home.

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