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Obituary: Ina Claire Wreath

Ina Claire Wreath

Ina Claire Wreath

Ina Claire Wreath died April 28, 2011, at the Marley House in Prescott, Ariz. She was born Nov. 22, 1921, in Thatcher, Ariz., the daughter of James and Sarah (Judd) Ball. Ina was 89 years old.

Ina was raised in Mesa and Groom Creek. She married Carl E. Wreath Sr. on Aug. 30, 1941, prior to their moving to California. Ina moved back to Prescott in 1989. She was a beloved member of Bradshaw Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She enjoyed crafts, crocheting and baking. Ina was proudest of her family and friends.

Ina is survived by her son Carl (Connie); daughter C. Jeannie Ward (Gary); and grandson Jason. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl in 1973 and her siblings, George, James, Judd, Letitia and Mildred.

The family would like to thank ALTCS, Helping Hands, Tender Hearts, Alliance Home Care and Good Samaritan Society Hospice for the wonderful care that their mother received. Carl, Connie, Jeannie and Gary would also like to express their gratitude to Ina's church family and her neighbors, who lovingly helped Ina.

A celebration of Ina's life will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 14, 2011, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Bradshaw Ward, 1001 Ruth St., with visitation one hour prior in the Relief Society Room. Grave dedication will be at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Calif.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in Ina's memory to Good Samaritan Society Hospice, Compassionate Care Fund, 1065 Ruth St., Prescott, AZ 86301.

You are invited to log onto to sign Ina's guestbook, view a tribute to her and share a memory with the family.

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

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