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West Valley View, Avondale, Arizona, Friday, april 6, 2012


Donald Ray Bost

Donald Ray Bost, 74, of Goodyear died March 31, 2012, in Goodyear. Mr. Bost was born Dec. 22, 1937, in Duncan County, Mo., to William and Jonnie. He lived in Arizona for 56 years. He is survived by his wife,

Guadalupe Cruz

Margaret; one son, Thomas; one daughter, Jessica Martinez; one sister, Gladys Templeton; and one brother, Melvin. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon today at Thompson Valley West Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Road in Goodyear, with funeral services at noon. Burial will follow at West Res- thaven Park Cemetery, 6450 W. Northern Ave. in Glen- dale.

Gary Curtis Hollaway Gary Curtis Hollaway, 64, of Rainbow Valley died March 23, 2012, at West Valley Hospital in Goodyear. Mr. Hollaway was born April 25, 1947, in Buckeye. He served in the Army and then settled in Rainbow

Donald Bost

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.thomp-

She is survived by her hus- band, Ruben; four sisters, Alicia Tijerina, Maria Almaraz, Guill- ermina Burnias and her twin, Olga Murray; and four broth- ers, Regino, Joe A., Jose H. and Johnny Ortiz. Visitation will be from 6 to

Guadalupe Cruz, 58, of Goodyear died of cancer April 2, 2012, in Goodyear. Mrs. Cruz was born Jan. 11, 1954, in Brownsville, Texas, to Guadalupe and Aurelia Silva Ortiz. She moved to Arizona in 1963.

Rickyray Hernandez Rickyray Hernandez, 27, of west Phoenix died March 31, 2012, in Phoenix. Mr. Hernandez was born Nov. 10, 1984, in Phoenix. He worked at the Ashley Furniture Store warehouse. He is survived by his wife, Letisha Misquez; one daughter, Juliana; one son, Rickyray II; his parents, Angela Silva and Richard; two sisters, Elda and Monica; and three brothers, Christopher, Rudy and Johnny. Funeral services will be at 10

7 p.m. April 9 at Thompson’s Valley West Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Road in Goodyear. A rosary recital will begin at 7 p.m. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. April 10 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 539 E. La Pasada Blvd. in Goodyear. Burial will follow at West Resthaven Park Cemetery, 6450 W. Northern Ave. in Glendale. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.thomp-

Guadalupe Cruz

Valley, where he worked as a truck driver. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Barbara War- nick; one son, Carl; five grandchildren; his mother, Vera; two sisters; and two brothers. A memorial was held at First Southern Baptist Church in Buckeye.

Michael Anthony Hunt Michael Anthony Hunt, 61, of Phoenix and formerly of

Avondale died March 14, 2012, in Phoenix. Mr. Hunt was born Nov. 8, 1950, to Anthony and Rebeca in Winslow. He is survived by his wife, Margie; and two daughters,Tammi and Cari. Services were held.


hawn Joseph Hale went to be with the Lord March 31, 2012. He will be very much missed. He was a wonderful, loving husband,

father, and friend. He was preceded in death by his mother, Linda Hale. He is survived by his wife, Sondra and daughter, Lexis and his father, T omas Eugene Hale, Sr. and his brother T omas Hale, Jr.

He was beloved by all

and will be missed dearly by everyone that knew him.

We love you Shawn, rest in peace.


We have provided for generations and will be here when you need us. Any pre-exisitng arrangements with other funeral homes will be honored.

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“Thank You For Putting Your Trust In Us.” Thompson’s Valley West Funeral Chapel

926 S. Litchfi eld Rd. Goodyear

623-932-1780 Doris A. Jividen

Doris Jividen passed away on March 17, 2012, while residing in a long term care facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her son, Larry, was at her side. She was born in Philo, Ill. in 1922. At 18 years old, she

was the youngest editor and publisher of the Pesotum, Ill. “Reflector”. She would marry her husband, Boyd, in 1944 and travel the United States as an Air Force wife. She also had her own career in Civil Service and would retire in 1984 as the Public Affairs Officer of Tripler Army Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii.

At Tripler, she arranged for celebrity entertainment for veterans and active duty personnel. Jack Lord of Hawaii Five O was a frequent volunteer. Doris and Boyd moved to Litchfield Park, AZ. in 1987 where she began volunteer work teaching English. Her husband,, Boyd, passed away in 1999. She was a caring, gracious and selfless person loved by all who knew her. She is survived by a son, Larry, of Henderson, NV. and sisters Lois Moore of Springdale, Arkansas, Louise Schmidt of Champaign, Ill. and Marry Florence Brazeal of Tolono, Ill. Services are pending in the Phoenix, AZ area.


t. Col. Paul Arthur Granger, USAF Ret., 86, of Litchfi eld Park, Arizona passed away April 4, 2012. Born June 15, 1925 in Manteno, Illinois, he served in

the U.S. Air Force during WW II, Korea and Vietnam retiring as Lieutenant Colonel and was also a Dental Surgeon for Maricopa County. He was a member of St. T omas Aquinas Catholic

Church, T e Wigwam and the Luke AFB Offi cer’s Club. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Marilyn;

children, Mary Anne Granger (Owen), Steven Granger (Tanya), Susan Granger (Erich) and Nancy Kartman; sisters Claire Hayen and Lucille Kehr and 6 grandchildren. Rosary service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday,

April 9, 2012 at Menke Funeral Home, 12420 N. 103rd Ave., Sun City, AZ. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at St. T omas Aquinas Catholic Church, 13720 W. T omas Rd., Avondale, AZ. Interment with military honors will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. Memorial donations are suggested to a favorite

charity of donor choice. Please visit to leave condolences for the family.

Paul Arthur Granger

a.m. April 11 at St. John Vian- ney Catholic Church, 539 E. La Pasada Blvd. in Goodyear. Funeral arrangements were made by Advantage Crystal Rose Funeral Home.

Rickyray Hernandez

Antonio Pallanes Martinez Antonio Pallanes Martinez, 70, of Avondale died April 2, 2012. Mr. Martinez was born Nov. 7, 1941, to Jose and Manuela in Phoenix.

Funeral arrangements were made by Advantage Crystal Rose Funeral Home in Tolleson.

“Friends show their love in times of trouble, not happiness” -Euripides

He is survived by his wife, Catalina; five sons, Andres, Orverllio, Manuel, Mario and Edwardo; four daughters, Angel- ica, Rosa, Cecilia and Edilia; two brothers, Gilbert and Manuel; six sisters, Rosario, Maria Elena, Marta, Erlinda, Cecilia and Isabel; 19 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. today at Advantage Crystal Rose Funeral Chapel, 9155 W. Van Buren St. in Tolleson. Funeral

Antonio Martinez

services will start at 11 a.m., with internment to follow at Resthaven Park Cemetery, 6450 W. Northern Ave. in Glendale.

Carol J. Ray Carol J. Ray, 73, of Buckeye died March 23, 2012. Mrs. Ray was born Dec. 29, 1938, in Peoria, Ill. She attended schools in Gerard and Litchfield, Ill., where she met her husband while attending Litchfield High School.

She and her sons moved to Ari- zona in 1974, where she worked as a teacher’s aide in the math departments at Maryvale and Aqua Fria North (now Millen- nium) high schools, and finished her career in the reading depart- ment. She retired in 1999 after serving the youths in the commu- nity of Buckeye. She is survived by two brothers, Larry Roach of Peoria, Ill., and Howard Roach of Anaheim, Calif.; her former husband, Darol of Buckeye; one daughter, Debra Hills of Ashmore, Ill.; two sons, Rickey of Elk, Wash., and Timothy of Buckeye; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Carol Ray

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Thompson Valley West Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Road in Goodyear.

(See Obituaries on Page 19)

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Saturday, April 21, 2012 2:30pm-4:00pm

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