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Paul E. Dunn - James T. Douglas - Teddie T. Allison - Boyd Tenney - Maryan Sandy James - Harvey L. Whitlock - Benny F. Kirby - Clifford T. Landrieth - Rose Marie Conway - Naomi N. Lucas

Paul E. Dunn, age 69, of Fort Collins, Colo., formerly of Prescott, died at McKee Medical Center Hospice Unit, in Loveland, Colo., on Dec. 6, 2005, from complications of a recent illness.

Mr. Dunn was born Jan. 4, 1936, in Portland, Maine, the son of George and Beverly Dunn. He served four years in the United States Air Force from Dec. 1953 to Aug. 1954 in Tripoli, Libya, North Africa and from Aug. 1954 to June 1955, in Casa Blanca, French Morocco, and was honorably discharged in 1957. He worked as a research engineer for Lockheed Space and Missiles Corp, Sunnyvale, Calif. for 33 years, until his retirement in 1990. He married Suzanne Carney on Aug. 27, 1972, in Sunnyvale, Calif.

He is survived by his wife. Suzanne Dunn; his children, Debra James of Concord, Ohio, Ruth Yaeger of Folsom, Calif., Rebecca Dunn of Windham, Ohio, Rhonda Bertram of San Jose, Calif., and Rhondee Striegel of Sacramento, Calif.; two sisters, Barbara Washburn of Woodland, Wash., and Beverly Miner of Cumberland, Maine; life long friend, George Mckay of San Jose, Calif.; grandchildren, Jared, Brandon, Stephanie Y., Jessica, Kenny, Nicole, Stephanie S., and Kimberly; and one great granddaughter, Madison. He also leaves behind many friends at the American Legions Post #6 in Prescott.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends who wish may give to The American Legion Post #6 in Prescott, in care of Resthaven Funeral Home, 8426 S. Highway 287, Fort Collins, CO 80525.

(Information provided by survivors.)

James T. Douglas, of Paulden, died Nov. 18, 2005, at the age of 65. He was an Arizona resident for five years.

He is survived by wife, Marcia; sons, Jack of Studio City, Calif. and Andrew of Seattle, Wash.; four grandchildren, Fletcher, William, Aidan and Gage; sister, Randi Douglas of Portland, Ore.; and brother, Bruce Douglas of Lake Oswego, Ore.

Jim was born April 6, 1940, in Perry, Iowa, the son of James S. and Ruby G. Douglas. He graduated from high school in 1958 in Salem, Ore., and served in the U.S. Navy from 1958-1960. Jim received his BA in theatre arts from Willamette University, Salem, Ore., in 1964.

His professional life was focused on the arts. Through the 60’s and 70’s, he was an exhibiting artist and independent filmmaker. His work included assemblages in boxes and welded steel sculpture. His 16mm films won several awards and were distributed through independent film coops in New York, San Francisco and Australia. Most recently, he was painting in oils and acrylics.

Jim was art director for the ABC-TV station in Portland, Ore. for six years and the corporate/industrial photographer for the Port of Portland for 18 years. Upon retiring, he worked on computer multimedia projects for historical museums and video projects. He was a member of the American Society of Media Photographers and Clan Douglas Society of North America, serving as Clan Douglas Regent for Arizona for the past four years.

Jim always put family first. He is lovingly remembered as an extraordinary husband, father, grandfather and brother, nurturing his family with joy, humor, creativity and a wonderful sense of adventure. He loved to laugh and lived life to the fullest.

Arizona Ruffner-Wakelin Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

The family suggests remembrances in Jim’s name to Childhelp USA, www.childhelpusa.org or Yavapai Food Bank, 8400 E. Spouse Drive, Prescott Valley, AZ; or Chino Valley Food Bank, 1943 N. Voss Drive, Chino Valley, AZ 86323.

(Information provided by survivors.)

Teddie T. Allison, 82, of Prescott, born April 3, 1923, in Cookeville, Tenn., died Saturday, Nov. 28, 2005, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott.

Private family services took place. Interment will be in the Prescott National Cemetery.

Arrangements by Hampton Funeral Home.

Boyd Tenney, 90, of Prescott, born June 22, 1915, in Stanley, Ariz., died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2005, at the Arizona Pioneer Home in Prescott.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1001 Sandretto Dr., Prescott.

The service will be at 11 a.m. at the same location. Interment will follow at the family plot in the Oddfellows Cemetery.

Arrangements by Hampton Funeral Home.

Maryan Sandy James, 64, of Prescott Valley, born Nov. 30, 1941, in New York City, died Dec. 3, 2005, in Prescott Valley.

Celebration of Life gathering of family and friends will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 12 at the Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel on the corner of Navajo and Valley Road in Prescott Valley.

Arrangements by Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home.

Harvey L. Whitlock, Sr., 62, of Cordes Lakes, born July 30, 1933, in Eldon, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005, in Cordes Lakes.

Burial will be at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix.

Arrangements by Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Funeral Home.

Benny F. Kirby, 71, of Prescott Valley, born Aug. 14, 1934, in Sudan, Texas, died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005, in Prescott.

Private military service will take place at a later date. Private cremation was at Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley.

Arrangements by Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Funeral Home.

Clifford T. Landrieth, 77, of Chino Valley, born Sept. 30, 1928, in Merced, Calif., died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005, in Prescott.

Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 19, at the Word of Life Church, 2200 Hwy 89. Military honors accorded by the American Legion Post #6. Private cremation was at Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley.

Arrangements by Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Funeral Home.

Rose Marie Conway, 80, of Dewey, born Dec. 4, 1925, in Redmond, Wash., died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2005, in Dewey.

All services will take place in Redmond, Wash.

Arrangements by Sunrise Funeral Home.

Naomi N. Lucas, 96, of Prescott, born July 27, 1909, in Moriarty, N.M., died Oct. 21, 2005, in Prescott.

Services took place at an earlier date.

Arrangements by Paradise Sunset Chapel Funeral Home in Phoenix.

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