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Earl T. (Tom) PerattEarl T. (Tom) Peratt was born on April 5, 1921, in Wilsonville, Ill., to Garrett Hobart Peratt and Correnia Fay (Sullivan) Peratt. He was called home to be with his Lord on April 16, 2007.Tom leaves behind his beloved and devoted wife of over 50 years, Betty; brothers, John, George (Freeman), Jim and Burl; sisters, Alma and Nell; as well as sons, Tom (Norma) and Al (Teresa); and daughters, Beverly Perkinson and Dianne (Don) Flood. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.His parents; two brothers; and two sons preceded him in death.During World War II, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served for 21 years as an engineman aboard submarines earning the rank of Chief Petty Officer. After retiring from the Navy he worked for Montgomery Wards as a warehouseman retiring after 20 years and then worked for 12 years as a driver for Mountain View Auto Parts. He never really completely retired, working until last fall assisting the maintenance staff at First Baptist Church after he and his wife moved to Prescott.A memorial service for Tom will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2007, in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church, 148 S. Marina St., Prescott, with Pastors Al Peratt, and Don, Paul and Josh Flood officiating. Burial will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2007, at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Phoenix. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Hospice Family Care, 100 E. Sheldon St., Pres-cott, Arizona, in Tom's name.(Information providedby survivors.)Jackson Andrew Soriano We were blessed with our preciousbaby boy, Jackson Sor-iano, on Jan. 24, 2007, and he was carried home in Jesus' arms on April 16, 2007. We will all miss our smiley baby Jackson. A celebration of sweet Jackson's beautiful life will be on April 21, 2007, at Buelers Mortuary, 14 W. Hulet Drive, Chandler, Arizona 85225. There will be a viewing at 9 a.m. with services to be at 10 a.m. Graveside service to follow at Valley of the Sun. You are forever in our hearts. We miss you, Jackson! (Information providedby survivors.)Mildred Leona LivingstonIn loving memory of our mother, Mildred Leona Livingston, 94, who passed away on April 5, 2007. She was born in Hub City, Wisconsin. She is survived by one son, Ronald Nimocks, and two daughters, Janet Thomas and Sandra Hays. There are several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.Mildred had a great sense of humor, caring attitude and loved deeply for all her family.No services have been planned.Bradshaw Crematory is assisting with the arrangements.(Information providedby survivors.)Barbara Ann LinneyBarbara Ann Linney peacefully slipped away to be with her Lord and Savior April 17, 2007. She was born March 27, 1929, in Arlington, Massachusetts. She moved from New England to Prescott, Arizona, in 1970, and to Mesa, Arizona, in 2005. She loved to play card games, was creative with crafts and was active in her church. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Linney. Barbara will be missed by her children, Janet Dean of Prescott Valley, Alice Harmon of Prescott Valley, Linda (Joe) Lee of Prescott Valley, Gail (Allan) Taylor of Peoria, Thomas (Andrea) Harmon of Prescott Valley and Martha (Tom) Long of Mesa, who loving cared for her these last few years; her 11 grandchildren; and her close friend Linda Montler. Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Monday, April 30, 2007, at Living Faith Christian Center Prescott Valley with graveside services for the family at the National Cemetery of Arizona.Wyman Cremation and Burial Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.(Information providedby survivors.)Alfred Paul SavageAlfred Paul Savage, 86, of Prescott, born April 26, 1920, in Great Neck, Long Island, N.Y., passed away April 18, 2007, in Prescott.A private cremation will be at Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley.Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home assisted the family with final arrangements.Randall "Randy" DowningRandall "Randy" Downing, 53, of Chino Valley, Ariz., born April 6, 1954, in Decrah, Iowa, passed away April 17, 2007, in California, while working there.A celebration of Randy's life will be at 1 p.m. Monday, April 23, 2007, at the Ari-zona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, 303 S. Cortez, Prescott, Arizona with a gathering reception in the Carriage House following the service.Private cremation at Bradshaw Crematory, Prescott Valley, Arizona.Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home is meeting the family's needs.
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