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Obituaries for 6-15-2005

Kenneth Douglas Lindley, Jr.

Kenneth Douglas Lindley, Jr., age 56, of Show Low, died Saturday, June 11, 2005, in Prescott Valley. Ken was born April 24, 1949, in Eugene, Ore., to Kenneth Douglas Lindley, Sr. and Marilea (Harnley) Lindley.

Ken graduated from Prescott High, Class of '67. He then enlisted in the Navy and served in Vietnam. When Ken returned to the States he began his long and distinguished law enforcement career with DPS. Retiring from DPS in 1992, he then joined the Navajo County Sheriff's Office as a training sergeant. Upon retirement from the Sheriff's Office, Ken then lent his expertise to the MVD and Dept. of Corrections. With law enforcement in his blood, Ken returned to the DPS as a training coordinator for the Rocky Mountain Information Network, a federally funded program that was run by DPS. He enjoyed motorcycle rides.

Ken is survived by his wife, Juddie of Show Low; children, Steve (Deborah) of Windsor, Calif., Traci (Tom) of Phoenix, Richard (Julie) of Buckeye, John of Show Low, Julie of Show Low, Amanda of Show Low and Kenny of Show Low; his mother, Marilea of Chandler; sisters, Mary (David) of Chandler and Debi of Phoenix; granddaughters, Jordan, Jennifer and one on the way; nephews, Darren and Michael; and many, many friends.

A visitation will be held on Friday, June 17, from 1 to 2 p.m., at the Willow Hills 1st Southern Baptist Church of Prescott, 1071 Mogollon Road, Prescott. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 2 p.m. Pastor Jesse Liles will officiate. Burial will be at the Mountain View Cemetery. Full military honors will be presented by the American Legion Post #6.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations in Ken's memory be directed to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona.

The Hampton Funeral Home of Prescott assisted the family with the arrangements.

(Information provided by survivors.)

Edward L. Bunch

Edward L. Bunch, age 72, passed away June 12, 2005, in Scottsdale. He was born in Thermopolis, Wyo.

He grew up on a ranch and was quite involved with horses. Ed was a football and basketball star while attending Hot Springs County High School in Thermopolis. He attended Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Mont., on an athletic scholarship. After a stint in the Army, he attended Eastern Montana State University at Billings, Mont., graduating in 1957, with a degree in Education. He taught history and coached in Cowley, Wyo., and then returned to Billings to work on a Master's Degree. In 1962, he accepted a coaching and teaching position in Litchfield, Ariz. In addition, he was also a Maricopa County Summer Baseball Director for a number of years.

In 1968, Mr. Bunch moved to Prescott, where he coached and taught at Prescott High School. He later served as a school board member. Ed Bunch was very successful in real estate sales for well over 30 years in Prescott and Scottsdale. He married Rosye, the love of his life, in Scottsdale, on June 22, 1987. Ed Bunch was a very special person; wherever he went, he knew everyone and everyone knew him. He touched many lives and will be greatly missed.

Mr. Bunch is survived by his wife, Rosye; daughter, Vickie (Tom) Stuart, daughter, Lisa Paul; son, Jeff; along with grandchildren, Ivan, Chelsie, Brandon, Lex and Lane; as well as brothers, Ray (Gloria) Bunch of Glendale, Chuck (Alice) Bunch of Thermopolis, Wyo., and Doug (Shelley) Bunch of Prescott. He is also survived by Rosye's son, Mark (Nancy) Welsh; granddaughter, Sarah (Shawn) Nelson; and great-granddaughter, Emma Nelson, all of Iowa City, Iowa, granddaughter, Jacqueline (Ben) Maresca of Avondale, and by her late son, David Welsh.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 16, at Christ Church of the Ascension, 4015 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253, at 1:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation be made to the American Cancer Society, 2929 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85016 or to Christ Church of the Ascension.

(Information provided by survivors.)

Raymond Gordon Nickerson, 82, of Prescott, born Feb. 23, 1923, in Hanna, N.D., died Friday, May 13, 2005, at the VA Medical Center in Prescott.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 17, at the VA Chapel in Prescott.

Arrangements by Hampton Funeral Home.

Patsy T. High, 71, of Dewey, born May 26, 1934, in Brighton, Colo., died Friday, June 10, 2005, in Dewey.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary, 7924 N. 59th Ave., Glendale, Ariz. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 17, at Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary. Interment will be at Resthaven Park Cemetery in Glendale.

L. Christine Harding, 91, of Forsyth, Mo., and a former resident of Bagdad, born Nov. 24, 1913, in Aubry, Ark., died Monday, June 13, 2005, in Forsyth, Mo.

A gathering of friends will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, June 17, at the Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home in Prescott. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 18, at Mountain View Cemetery in Prescott.

Arthur Eugene Tunney, 78, born Nov. 5, 1926, in Pittsburgh, Pa., died Monday, June 13, 2005, in his home in Dewey.

A Celebration of Life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 18, in the Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel in Prescott Valley.

Harriett E. Hoyte, 89, of Chino Valley, born Nov. 4, 1915, in Kankakee, Ill., died Saturday, June 11, 2005, in Chino Valley.

Services will be at a later date.

Arrangements by Chino Valley Funeral Home.

Myrna Lee Cruden, 75, of Chino Valley, born Sept. 3, 1929, in Los Angeles, Calif., died Sunday, June 12, 2005, in Prescott.

Services will be at a later date.

Arrangements by Chino Valley Funeral Home.

Hannan "Leroy" Cox, 72, of Prescott Valley, born April 1, 1933, in Webb City, Mo., died Monday, June 13, 2005, in Prescott.

Private family services will be held.

Arrangements by Chino Valley Funeral Home.

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