Dorothy L. Wright
Dorothy L. Wright, a long-time Kingman resident, died Thursday, Sept.
Mrs. Wright was born in Portland, Ore.
She was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Mrs. Wright is survived by: her husband of 55 years, John Wright of
Kingman; two sons, Michael of Kingman and David of Chandler; brother Bob;
step-brother Don; two step-sisters, Helen and Ninetta; three grandchildren;
and three step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by son John Robert
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 16, 1999 at Kingman
Missionary Alliance Church, 4435 N. Shadow Road.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kingman
Regional Medical Center Auxiliary for scholarships.
Harry Brice Hughes
Harry Brice Hughes died Friday, Sept. 24, 1999 in Kingman. He was 74.
Mr. Hughes was born in Wewoka, Okla. He came to Kingman from California
39 years ago.
Mr. Hughes owned a business here for 20 years. He was a member of the
board of directors of the Kingman Area Chamber of Commerce, a member of
the Elks Lodge, chairman of the Mohave County Hospital Building Committee,
on the board of directors of the Mohave County Historical Society, a member
of the Masonic Lodge, chairman of the Bi-Centennial Committee and a member
of the Beale Springs Restoration Committee. Mr. Hughes was a member of
the Kingman City Council for 12 years, for six of them as mayor. Many programs
were initiated during Mr. Hughes' tenure as mayor. The city sales tax was
passed, property was purchased for city hall, the Bonelli House was purchased
and secured as a National Historic Site, the "Little Red School" was also
declared a historic site, the municipal golf course was developed, the
bond issues were passed for water and sewage systems, aeration systems
were developed and numerous federal grants were secured. A bridge across
Hualapai Mountain Road was built, a master plan for the city was developed,
the community school program was begun and 18,500 feet of Colorado River
water was secured for Kingman.
Mr. Hughes was elected to the executive board of the Arizona League
of cities and Towns, was the first chairman of the District four Council
of Governments and was chairman of the Area Transportation Study. He was
executive vice president of the Kingman Area Chamber of Commerce from 1982
until his retirement in 1987.
Mr. Hughes is survived by: his wife, Margaret of Kingman; two sons,
Russell Hughes of Tucson and Harry Hughes of Tacoma, Wash.; one daughter,
Maggilee Loritz of Flagstaff; and six grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the Kingman
Cancer Care Unit, P.O. Box 561, Kingman, Ariz., 86402.
No services are planned.
Allen Benson Bridges
Allen Benson Bridges died Friday Sept. 24, 1999 in Phoenix. He was 78.
Mr. Bridges was born July 28, 1921 in Lufkin, Texas. He was a heavy
equipment operator, and member of VFW Post 3516.
Mr. Bridges is survived by: his wife, Laverne of Kingman; three sisters;
four sons, Dave Bridges, John Bridges and Sam Bridges, all of Kingman,
and Joe Bridges of Grizzly Flats, Calif.; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: one daughter, Audrey; one sister; and four
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 1999
by Pastor Gene Chewing at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. Cremation is being
handled by Sutton Crematory.
Jesse Vernon Logsdon
Jesse Vernon Logsdon died Sunday, Sept. 26, 1999 in Kingman. He was
Mr. Logsdon was born Sept. 23, 1917 in Detroit. He worked as a supervisor
for Ford Motor Co. and was in the automobile industry for 30 years. He
also was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Mr. Logsdon is survived by: his wife, Ruth of Kingman; four sons, James
Logsdon of Ferndale, Mich., Gregory Logsdon of Marion, Mich., Philip Logsdon
of Fort Mohave, and Timothy Logsdon of Kingman; two daughters, Judith Lightfoot
of Rockford, Mich. and Cynthia Logsdon of Kingman; one brother and two
sisters; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded
in death by two sons, Ronald Logsdon in 1979 and Donald Logsdon in 1963.
There will be no services. Sutton Crematory is handling cremation.
Nellie M. Kenney
Nellie M. Kenney died Saturday, Sept. 18, 1999 in Kingman. She was 86.
Mrs. Kenney was born on Jan. 27, 1913 in South Prairie, Wash. She moved
to Kingman from Camp Verde eight years ago.
Mrs. Kenney worked as a nurse. She was a member of First Southern Baptist
Church in Camp Verde.
Mrs. Kenney is survived by: one son, Bill Jascur; step children, Dee
Jascur and B.J. Kenney of Kingman; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, Sept. 24, 1999 at Middle
Leonard Edward Carmen, Jr.
Leonard Edward Carmen, Jr., a former Kingman resident, died Monday,
Sept. 20, 1999 in Prescott. He was 64.
Mr. Carmen was born Sept. 18, 1935 in Sheridan, Wyo., to Leonard and
Clarisse (Zoutte) Carmen.
He lived in Kingman for seven years. He was a retired U.S. Navy veteran
and a member of the V.F.W. Post 10386 in Kingman.
Mr. Carmen is survived by: his wife of 20 years, Winnie; three daughters,
Clarisse Marcum of Kingsport, Tenn., Kristine Thacker of Kingsport, Tenn.,
and Katherine Shive of Ramona, Calif.; son Jason Berger of Ramona, Calif.;
sister Catherine Poffenberger of Lanark, Ill.; and two grandchildren.
A private cremation is scheduled.
Norman F. Frederking
Norman F. Frederking died Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999 in Kingman. He was
Mr. Frederking was born Dec. 31, 1919 in Grand Island, Neb.
Mr. Frederking worked in the construction industry in Nebraska as an
iron worker until his retirement in 1984. He was a member of the Iron Workers
Union. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Mr. Frederking is survived by: wife Marie (McGown) Frederking of Kingman;
two sons, Larry Norman Frederking of Las Vegas, Nev., and Leo Frederick
Davis of Kingman; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be private.
Jack Hall died Friday, Sept. 17, 1999 in Scottsdale. He was 78.
Mr. Hall was born April 27, 1921 in Paris, Texas, and moved to Mohave
County 35 years ago from Chandler. He was a construction worker, member
of the Teamsters and served in the United States Army.
mr. Hall is survived by: his wife, Mildred of Kingman; three daughters,
Myrtle McIntyre of Kingman, Mary Yepec and Susan Payne, both of Battle
Mountain, Nev.; five grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
A memorial service for Mr. Hall, under the direction of Sutton Memorial
Funeral Home, is planned at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21 at the Church of Christ
on Gordon Drive.
William F. Breidenbach III
William F. Breidenbach III died Monday, Sept. 13, 1999 in Kingman. He
Mr. Breidenbach was born June 13, 1950 in Beach Grove, Ind. He lived
in Kingman for seven years.
He worked as an ASE certified mechanic.
Mr. Breidenbach served in the U.S. Army as an air traffic controller
during the Vietnam war.
Mr. Breidenbach is survived by: his wife, Gloria J. Breidenbach of
Kingman; his parents and step-parents, Irving and Barb Schulz of Kingman
and Bill and Barb Breidenbach of Kingman; two brothers, Don Schulz of Lake
Havasu City and Bobby Schulz of Indianapolis, Ind.; sister, Linda Tucker
of Tustin, Calif.; daughter Suzanne Tallent of Baytown, Texas; two sons,
Chris Pappas of Baytown, Texas and Bill Pappas of Mayfield Heights, Ohio;
four granddaughters; and two nephews.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17, 1999
at Sutton Funeral Home; funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday,
Sept. 18, 1999 at the same location.
Phillip D. Lott
Phillip D. Lott, a Mohave Valley resident, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999
in Kingman. He was 35.
Mr. Lott was born Dec. 22, 1963, in Dos Palos, Calif.
He worked as a trainman for the railroad. He was a member of A.Y.S.O.
for eight years and served in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Lott is survived by: his wife, Evie Lott of Mohave Valley; one
daughter, Krista Lott of Mohave Valley; one stepson, Josh Astemborski of
Mohave Valley; his mother, Ethel Lott of Fresno, Calif.; one sister, Jeannie
Covina of Carson City, Nev.; three brothers, Bob Lott of Lakeview, Ore.,
and David Lott of Tracy, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews. He was
preceded in death by his father, James Lott.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, 1999 at
Jensen Carpenter Mortuary in Needles. A gathering for family and friends
will be held at 9860 Dike Road in Mohave Valley following the service.
Cremation will be handled by Sutton Crematory.
Mildred Ellis Moore
Mildred Ellis Moore died Monday, Sept. 6, 1999 in Kingman. She was 88.
Mrs. Moore was born on Aug. 9, 1999 in Savannah, Tenn.
She was a resident of Santa Paula, Calif., from 1956 until 1996. There,
she owned Moore's Grocery Store for 10 years and was a member of First
Mrs. Moore is survived by: one son, Joe D. Moore of Kingman; three
brothers, L.D. Lutts and Charles Lutts, both of Santa Paula, Calif., and
Hub Lutts of Atascadero, Calif.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held on Thursday Sept. 9, 1999 at Sutton Memorial Funeral
Home. A graveside service was held on Friday Sept. 10, 1999 at Santa Paula
Cemetery in Santa Paula, Calif.
Genoveva Arenas Campbell
Genoveva Arenas Campbell died Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999 in Kingman. She
Mrs. Campbell was born Jan. 2, 1907 in Samfordyce, Texas.
She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Campbell is survived by: three sons, Robert Garcia of Brownsville,
Texas, Alfred Garcia of Chula Vista, Calif., and Tom Garcia of San Diego,
Calif.; three daughters, Elizabeth Madrigal of Sylmar, Calif., Eva Tomlinson
of Kingman and Elvira Wilson of Kingman; 21 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren;
and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 1999 at Sutton Funeral Home.
Sutton Crematory handled cremation.
Memorial donations may be made to Special Care Hospice, 4055 Stockton
Hill Road, Kingman, Ariz., 86401.
Manuel Frank Alvarado
Manuel Frank Alvarado died Sunday, Sept. 12 , 1999 in Kingman. He was
Mr. Alvardo was born on Oct. 27, 1913 in El Paso, Texas.
He worked as a plant operator for the city of Kingman for 28 years.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Mr. Alvarado is survived by: six daughters, Rose M. Alvarado of Kingman,
Margaret V. Alvardo of Phoenix, Linda D. Yeater of Colorado Springs, Colo.,
Frances E. Sroka of Tucson, Maria C. Scherer of Battle Mountain, Nev.,
and Virginia Ann Stearns of Phoenix; two sons, Manuel E. Alvarado and Paul
Joseph Alvarado, both of Kingman; three brothers, Sylvester Alvarado of
Kingman and George Snyder of South Kidmore, Texas; six sisters, Mercedes
Styke of Seattle, Wash., Virginia Granados of Tucson, Theresa Atonto of
Los Angeles, Calif., Delores Holliday of Carlsbad, Calif., Gloria Conte
of San Jose, Calif., and Mary Lou Meins of Kingman; 19 grandchildren; and
13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia
Visitation will be begin at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 1999 at
Desert View Funeral Chapel. Rosary will follow at 6 p.m. at the same location.
Mass will be celebrated at Saint Mary's Catholic Church at 10 a.m. on Thursday,
Sept. 16, 1999.
Sarah Renee Cullison
Sarah Renee Cullison died Friday, Sept. 10, 1999 in Kingman. She was
Miss Cullison was born on July 8, 1985 in Kingman.
She was in the ninth grade at Kingman High School. Miss Cullison was
a member of the KHS Freshman Pom Squad and the Southern Baptist Church.
Miss Cullison is survived by: her parents, Charles Raymond and Sherri
Jane of Kingman; one sister, Namantha Cullison of Kingman; one brother,
Raymond Cullison III of Kingman; grandparents, Ray Cullison Sr., Albert
Morphew and Bobbie Morphew, all of Kingman; great-grandmother Agnes Phelps;
and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday Sept. 16, 1999 at
First Southern Baptist Church. Burial will be at Mountain View Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Sarah Cullison Memorial Fund,
Stockmen's Bank account No. 700-10-10151.
Marjorie Irene Wilson
Marjorie Irene Wilson died Friday, Sept. 10, 1999., in Kingman. She
Mrs. Wilson was born Sept. 26, 1930 in Lincoln, Ill. She worked as
a school teacher until retirement. Following her retirement, she worked
at the Tip Top Nursery for 11 years. She was a volunteer at the Kingman
Area Food Bank and as a docent at the Bonelli House and the Mohave Museum
of History and Arts.
Mrs. Wilson is survived by: her husband, Loren B. Wilson of Kingman;
one daughter, Lucretia A. Fast of Vernal, Utah; one son , Larry P. Wilson
of Mesa; one sister, Mary Joan Bird of Portland, Ore.; three grandchildren;
one great-grandchild; two aunts; and several cousins. She was preceded
in death by her parents, John and Pauline Zimmer.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday Sept. 25, 1999
at Grace Lutheran Church. Cremation was handled by Desert View Funeral
Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, the Mohave
Museum of History and Arts or to the Kingman Area Food Bank.
Sonny C. Noland
Sonny C. Noland died Friday Sept. 10, 1999 in Kingman. He was 68.
Mr. Noland was born Jan. 4, 1932 in Bingham Canyon, Utah. He grew up
in Needles, Calif., and was a resident of that city and of Mohave Valley
for 60 years. He lived in Kingman for four years.
Mr. Noland was retired from Pacific Gas and Electric. He served in
the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Noland is survived by: his wife, Judy Noland of Cedar Hills; son
Rory Noland of Laughlin, Nev.; and two grandsons.
A memorial luncheon will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 16, 1999
at the Cracker Barrel restaurant in Kingman.
Evelyn P. Winn
Evelyn P. Winn died Sunday, Sept. 5, 1999 in Kingman. She was 74.
Mrs. Winn was born on June 11, 1925 in Holtville, Calif., and moved
from Rio Linda, Calif., to Kingman in 1994. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Winn is survived by: her husband of 38 years, Thomas Lavoy Winn
of Kingman; son Anthony E. Ziganay of Salinas, Calif.; two daughters, Carole
Cooper of Salinas, Calif., and Arleen Liscomb of San Antonio, Texas; 13
grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
A private memorial service will be held in Monterey, Calif., in October.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association,
Arizona Affiliate, Inc., or the National Kidney Foundation.
Harlan L. "Roy" Lant
Harlan L. "Roy" Lant died Saturday Sept. 4, 1999 in Kingman. He was
Mr. Lant was born Feb. 11, 1931 in Gibbon, Neb. He was a sergeant in
the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of the BPOE Elks No. 468 and a member
of the Marine Corps Reserves.
Mr. Lant is survived by: one sister, Lola Shaw of Lincoln, Neb.; and
three brothers, Lonnie Lant of Welch, Okla., Cecil Lant of Roswell, N.M.,
and Charles Lant of Prineville, Ore. He was preceded in death by: two brothers,
Carol Lant in 1945 and Floyd Lant in 1995.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday Sept. 9, 1999
at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m.,
Friday Sept. 10, 1999 at Mountain View Cemetery. Burial will be in Mountain
View Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to BPOE Lodge No. 468.
Barbara Williams died Sunday, Sept. 5, 1999, in Kingman. She was 83.
Mrs. Williams was born May 21, 1916 in Missouri. She was raised in
Kingman as an orphan. She worked as a hotel manager.
Mrs. Blair is survived by: husband Leo Williams; two grandsons; and
one granddaughter. She was preceded in death by son Tom Blair.
No services were announced. Cremation will be handled by Sutton Crematory.
Virginia Mae Nixon Eads
Virginia Mae Nixon Eads died Saturday Aug. 21, 1999, in Kingman. She
Mrs. Eads was born Oct. 6, 1923 in Wadsworth, Ohio. She was a member
of First Baptist Church in Kingman and was a Prayer Warrior at that church.
She taught Sunday school to pre-schoolers.
Mrs. Eads is survived by: her husband of 54 years, Edward Eads of Kingman;
one daughter, Cheri Ann Warner-Eads of Kingman; three sons, Ronald Dale
Eads, Christopher Edward Eads, and Raymond Scott Eads, all of Kingman;
one brother, Lawrence Eads of Medina, Ohio; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren;
and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Oct. 6. The time will be announced
by the family at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Kingman Cancer
Ann A. Asher
Ann A. Asher of Dolan Springs died Thursday Sept. 2, 1999, in Kingman.
She was 72.
Mrs. Asher was born Sept. 5, 1926, in Bronx, N.Y., and had been employed
as a service observer in the communications industry.
Mrs. Asher is survived by: one stepdaughter, Peggy Hamm of Dolan Springs;
one stepson, Tommy Asher of Spokane, Wash.; and one sister, Mary Hamer
of Dolan Springs; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one niece;
and one nephew.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 7, 1999. at
Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will be in Fairmount Memorial Park,
Steven Cavenagh, a Kingman resident, died Wednesday Aug., 25, 1999,
in Carson City, Nev. He was 26.
Mr. Cavenagh was born March 14, 1973. He was a graduate of Kingman
He is survived by: his father, Kevin D. Cavenagh of Janesville, Wis.;
his mother, Jill Antles of Kingman; one daughter, Rebecca Cavenagh of Kingman;
grandparents Ralph and May Antles of Kingman; two brothers, Adam and Chad
Cavenagh, both of Janesville, Wisc.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. today - Thursday Sept. 2, 1999
- at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home.
Barbara "Bobbie" P. Baker
Barbara "Bobbie" P. Baker, a former Kingman resident, died Tuesday Aug.
17, 1999 in Chico, Calif. She was 67.
Mrs. Baker was born Oct. 14, 1933 in Dow, Okla. She was raised and
attended grade school in Chloride and also attended Kingman High School.
She moved to Oroville, Calif., in 1964.
Mrs. Baker is survived by: two sisters, Judy Shull of Chloride and
Ione "Red" Lambert of Ridgefield, Wash.; three daughters, Karen Laherty
of Oroville, Calif., Nancy Hope of Sequim, Wash., and Sheri Love of Oroville,
Calif.; one son, Andy Baker of Albany, Ore.; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, Beecher Ellis and Ida Mae Melugin;
one brother, Clarence "Gus" Melugin; and three sisters, Hazel Sitter, Grace
Simonoski and Lucille Avants.
A graveside memorial servcie will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept.
12, 1999 at Mountain View Cemetery. A reception will follow at 3725 Cantel
Howard H. Davis
Howard H. Davis died Monday Aug. 30, 1999 in Kingman. He was 78.
Mr. Davis was born April 13, 1921 in White Plains, N.Y.
He moved to Kingman earlier this year from Tujunga, Calif. He worked
as a bus driver for Manhattan Transit in New York City for 24 years. He
was a member of Glendale (Calif.) First Baptist Church. He served in the
U.S. Marine Corps and was a member of the Marine Corps League in Mississippi.
Mr. Davis is survived by: two daughters, Lynne Hill of Kingman, and
Mary A. Davis of Tujunga, Calif.; one brother, Charles Davis of Ft. Collins,
Colo.; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded
in death by: one sister, Isabelle Marcinkus, in 1958.
Services will be private. Cremation will be handled by Sutton Crematory.