Miscellaneous Genesee County, Michigan Obituaries
|Cecil Arline - Burkley "Carroll" McKenzie
Age 84 of Charlotte died Wednesday, June 30 at Diamondale Nursing Facility. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Mrs. Mc Kenzie was born December 14, 1914 in Kalkaska, MI the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Eugene and Clara Adelia "Willis" Carroll. She was united in marriage with Mr. Gerald Burkley, who preceded her in death. Mrs. McKenzie graduated from Mt. Morris High School as the Salutatorian. She attended Northern Baptist Seminary in Chicago, Illinois where she received a Theological Bachelor Degree. She then attended Michigan State University receiving a Bachelor Degree in 1961, received her Masters Degree in Education in 1969. She was a member of MSU Honor Society. Cecil was always active in her church. She is survived by daughters: Joyce Hooper of Lansing; Carol and husband Harold Byrd of Lebanon, Ohio; Marjorie and husband Albert Marshall of Charlotte; and Special daughter Lucille and husband Chester Hulbert of Kalamazoo; Grandchildren: Michael Byrd; Ryan Byrd; Dale, Paul, Jeffrey Shick; and Holly Marshall; Brother: Willis "Bud" and wife Ruth Carroll of Gladwin; 3 sisters: Alice "Susie" and husband Charles Adle of Mt. Morris; Marian and husband Emmett Barnes of Colorado; Carrie Louise and husband Ward Kenyon of California; Many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Frances "Midget" McPhail. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Mt. Morris.
"Gerry" Geraldine Elizabeth Craddock
Age 77 of Mt. Morris died Tuesday June 29, 1999 at her home. Funeral services will be 10:30am Friday from Miles Martin Funeral Home. Burial in Flint Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6pm Wednesday and all day Thursday. Born September 20, 1921 in Huntington, WV the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willard F. and Elizabeth (Anderson) Freeman. She and Lovell Lee Craddock were united in marriage January 7, 1941. Surviving are: husband: Lee; 2 daughters: Carole and husband Jim Potter of Flint; Phyllis Flynn of Mt. Morris; 6 grandchildren; J. Andrew Potter; David Lee Potter; James C. Daniels; Jennifer L. Rose and husband Jim; Laura L. Daniels; Charles P. Flynn; 6 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Alma Farrier (White)
age 81, of Montrose died Monday June 28, 1999 at Montrose Nursing Home. Funeral will be held at Miles Martin Funeral Home 1:00 PM Wednesday June 30, 1999. Family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 2 PM to 9PM . Burial in Loud Township. Alma was born in Sterling, MI. November 8, 1917 the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Millard and Lena (Beecham) White. Alma was a devoted mother and wife, she enjoyed fishing, and ran a beauty shop in Beecher. Survivors include: son: Virgil and Kathryn Dimond of Montrose; daughter: Sandra and Albert Nemitz of Grand Blanc; 4 sisters; 13 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; She was preceded in death by husband Dean, 1 brother and 1 sister.
Maxine Elizabeth Burger (Burgess)
Age 71 of Flint, died Monday June 28, 1999 at McLaren Regional Medical Center. Funeral service will take place 11:00 AM Friday July 2, 1999 at Westwood Church of God in Flint, Pastor Gerald St. Cin officiating. Family will receive friends all day Thursday at the Miles Martin funeral home. Maxine will lay in state at the church from 10 until the time of service. Burial in Demorest Cemetery. Maxine was born in Flint, December 9, 1927 the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George and Rachel (Davis) Burgess. She and Paul R. Burger were united in marriage April 23, 1949. Survivors include: husband: Paul; son: Hugh and Sharie Burger of Mt. Morris; daughter: Myra and Alan Scheen of Lachine; 7 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; sister: Leona Green; 3 brothers: Floyd and wife Phyllis Burgess; George Burgess; John Burgess. Many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents.
Donald E. Travis
Age 65 of Mt. Morris died Monday June 28, 1999 at his home. Funeral services will be 11am Friday from Miles Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Mr. Steve Turner officiating. Burial in Flint Memorial Park with military honors by Gordon Bennett Post 1452. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6pm Wednesday and all day Thursday. Born in Flint July 31, 1933 the son of Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert and Gertrude (Whitacre) Travis. He and Linda Burgess were united in marriage. Don was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the US Air Force. He retired from General Motors Service Parts Division as a checker with 30 years service. He was an avid bowler and golfer. He also played Santa Claus for the Mt. Morris Christmas parades and many nursing homes in Genesee County. Surviving are: wife: Linda; 4 daughters and 2 sons: Dawn and husband Richard Farrell of Dexter; Debra Ann and husband Paul Woolridge of Swartz Creek; Denise Lynn and husband Phil Paliani of Burton; Julie and husband Tom Nichol of Southfield; Ken Radford II of Mt. Morris; Lance and wife Tina Radford of Port Charlotte, FL,; 2 brothers: Adelbert and wife Rose Travis of Melbourne, FL,; James and wife Shelby of Davison; Several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Virginia B. Maupin
Stacy Jo Lawrence
Age 12 of Ft. Wayne IN. Died Friday June 25,1999. As a result of a traffic accident. Funeral Services will be at Miles Martin Funeral Home on Thursday July 1, 1999 at 1:30 pm. Pastor Bob Burkey to officiate. Family will receive friends after 6 pm Tuesday , all day Wednesday and Thursday 9 am until time of services at 1 1 am. Stacy Attended Summit Middle School in Ft. Wayne. She was born February 13, 1987 in Flint, MI. the daughter of Todd and Tina ( Roberts) Lawrence. Survivors: Father Todd Lawrence and friend Cindy Krider of Ft. Wayne; Mother: Tina and Stepfather Douglas Dalberg; sisters: Katie, Karie, and Destiny; Grandparents: John & Harriet Roberts and Isabelle Lawrence of Mt. Morris; greatgrandmother: Gladys Smith of New Troy, MI.;special friend: Nonda Bolyard of Ft. Wayne. Several Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.
William J. Hunter
Of Fairgrove, Died on Saturday June 19, 1999 at Brian's House in Hampton Township, Age 71 years. He was born on August 21, 1927 in Fairgrove, Michigan to the late Carmin and Phebe (Murday) Hunter. He married Stefana Koral on December 16, 1950. She predeceased him on October 7, 1993. They had three children who survive him. Allen Hunter and wife Joan of Sedalia, MO; Kathy Millison and husband Richard of Clovis, CA; John Hunter of Fairgrove, MI; and two granddaughters: Heidi and Jessica Hunter of Sedalia, MO. On November 4, 1994 William married Phyllis Russell. She survives him as well as two step-sons; four step-daughters; and eleven step-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister: Mae Krohn of Bad Axe, MI. Bill as family and friends knew him, farmed the family farm until the early 1970's. He was also employed as a long and short haul trucker for St. Louis Freight Lines for 10 years and Causley Trucking for 20 years. He had been retired for the past 10 years. To his family and friends he will be remembered for his friendliness, generosity, and sense of humor. He had a love and curiosity for life and how people lived it, striking up conversations with friends and strangers wherever he went. Bill was a lifetime member of Fairgrove Presbyterian Church. Funeral service will take place 11:00 AM Wednesday June 23, 1999 at the First Presbyterian Church in Fairgrove, MI. Rev. Walter David will officiate. Interment will follow at Brookside Cemetery in Fairgrove, MI. Mr. Hunter's family will receive friends at the Martin Funeral Home-Clark Chapel, Fairgrove, MI on Tuesday 2-9 PM and at the church from 10:00 AM Wednesday until the time of services. Memorials may be made to Fairgrove First Presbyterian Church or Brian's House.
Kevin Joseph Laurin
Lena Mae Barrons
Lillian Lucill Willey
Age 87, of Brandenton, Fla. Formerly Mt. Morris, died June 12, 1999 at her residence. Funeral services will take place at Mile Martin Funeral Home on Wednesday June 16, 1999 at 1:00pm. With Rev. Watson officating. Burial at Crestwood Cemetery. Family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-9pm and on Wednesday from 9am to time of service at 1:00pm. Order of Eastern Star #474 service will be held. Lillian married Herchel C. Willey in Flint on December 20, 1940 he preceded her in death on November 18, 1994. She was a member of Mt. Morris Church of Christ, Mt. Morris Eastern Star #474 for 35 years, The White Shriners #28 of Flint, and Mt. Morris Girl Scouts for years. Surviors: 2 Daughters; Bonnie Keen of Mt. Morris; Linda and husband Roger of Brandenton, Fla; Son: Ronald Willey of Mt. Morris; 2 grandchildren: Kellie VanNorman of Clio; Joel Keen of Mt. Morris; great granddauther: Amanda of Clio; 2 Sisters: Pauline Choate of Sparta, N.C.; Lois Stevens of Piggot, Ark; She was preceded in death by her husband 2 borthers and one sister.
Doreen Grace Moreau
Audrey Elizabeth Shoens
James Daniel Perry