Obituaries

Kenneth Wayne Rodgers

Kenneth Wayne Rodgers

November 22, 1928 — July 2, 2014
Service: July 12, 2014

Kenneth Wayne Rodgers was born on Nov. 22, 1928 in Floydada, Texas. He grew up on farms in Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma. As a teenager, he worked on a turkey farm in Arizona. On Aug. 3, 1949, he married Mary Frances Hewitt of Kelso, Ark. They operated turkey ranches in Buckeye and Dewey and ran a trucking business in Chino Valley and Nevada. Ken and Frances have been residents of Prescott Valley for the past six years. They have both been...

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Evelyn Reynolds

February 3, 1941 — July 1, 2014
Service: July 5, 2014

Evelyn Reynolds, age 73, of Glendale, Arizona passed away July 1, 2014 in Phoenix. Evelyn was born February 3, 1941 in Littlefield, Texas to Aubrey and Helen (Carrico) Willis. She married E.L. (Tom) Reynolds in Glendale in 1962. Evelyn was employed 30+ years in the dental field. She was a strong Christian and former member of Sunrise Mountain Baptist Church. Evelyn was a very loving person who adored her family. She never met a stranger and...

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Maira Meliza Barraza Nevarez

Maira Meliza Barraza Nevarez

September 24, 1986 — June 30, 2014
Service: July 9, 2014

Maira Barraza-Nevarez, age 27, of Surprise, AZ went to be with the Lord on the morning of June 30, 2014. Maira was on her way to work when she was involved in a vehicular accident. Maira was born on September 24, 1986 in Phoenix, Arizona to Jose and Haide (Celaya-Quiroz) Barraza. Maira was happily married in 2007 to Juan Jose Nevarez. Maira was currently enrolled at Arizona State University. She was pursuing her Bachelors in Criminal...

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Bobbi M. Calderone

October 10, 1934 — June 25, 2014
Service: No Services

Bobbi Calderone, 79, of Prescott, Arizona departed this life June 25, in Prescott. She was born October 10, 1934 on a farm in Casco, WI to Robert and Margaret Martynotte. Although an only child, her early life was rich with family, connecting with her cousins Patty, Bud, Annie, Tom, Mike, Casey and Jerry as siblings. She had a magnificent childhood on the farm, one of her favorite places all her life. She met and married her one true love, Emil...

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Claudia Quintero

Claudia Quintero

January 15, 1976 — June 24, 2014
Service: June 28, 2014

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Walter Ray Herrin

Walter Ray Herrin

September 5, 1945 — June 23, 2014
Service: No Services

Walter Ray Herrin, 68, of Prescott, Arizona departed this life Monday June 23, 2014 at his home in Prescott. Walt was born Wednesday September 5, 1945 in Sumrall, Mississippi to Abner and Lilly Herrin. Walter "Ray" (as he was known as a toddler) Herrin went from the great state of Mississippi to Alabama, to become a rising local music star in television and radio. From there he went to both Georgia, and Florida, as a young adult to begin his...

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Constantinos  "Gus" George Macrides

Constantinos "Gus" George Macrides

October 27, 1954 — June 23, 2014
Service: July 1, 2014

Constantinos "Gus" George Macrides, 59, of Peoria, passed away on June 23, 2014 in Kenosha, WI. He was born on October 27, 1954 to George and Erini (Kokkinou) Makris in Morphou, Cyprus. On June 20, 1981, he married Kathryn June Chapman at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Waukegan, IL. Gus was the Owner/Operator of Brothers Family Restaurant from February 1985 until October 2006; and then sold the business due to his health. In June of...

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Bruce Burton Busch

Bruce Burton Busch

December 7, 1934 — June 22, 2014
Service: June 28, 2014

Bruce Burton Busch, 79, of Peoria passed away June 22, 2014. Bruce served in the United States Navy and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was also a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Bruce is survived by his wife Shirley; two sons Mark (Cynthia) and Brian (Margo); six grandchildren Jason, Steven, Andrew, David, Emily, and Sami and four great-grandchildren. A visitation will be held Friday, June 27 at Heritage Funeral...

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Elizabeth Duncan Van Dyke

Elizabeth Duncan Van Dyke

April 25, 1932 — June 21, 2014
Service: June 28, 2014

Elizabeth Duncan Van Dyke passed away peacefully surrounded by her children on June 21, 2014 at Summit Memory Care in Mesa. She was 82. Elizabeth will be remembered for her beautifully sweet, gentle spirit and her devotion to family, friends and faith. She is survived by her five children; Ann Woodley of Tempe, Steve Woodley (Sheri) of Poway, CA; Debbie Gardner of Mesa; Sue Bjorkman (Ernie) of Denver, CO; and Karen Woodley of Sacramento; CA; 13...

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Mark Keil

Mark Keil

July 1, 1959 — June 18, 2014
Service: June 22, 2014

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