Showing posts with label Arizona. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Arizona. Show all posts

Sunday, August 22, 2004

OBIT: Mildred Thurmond 1909-1944 Arizona

Daroldeen Lutz
e-mail hanne@frontiernet.net
Location: Arizona

Mildred R. Thurmond passed away in Phoenix, Arizona on 31 December 1944 from pneumonia. Mildred was born in Pittsburg, Kansas in 1909. She was married twice. First, to Mr. Fred Peters, and second, to Mr. Shaw.

She was divorced from both husbands. She is survived by a daughter, Daroldeen Peters.
Mildred Thurmond and Senator Strom Thurmond were related.

OBIT: Ida Stewart died 1961 Arizona

Daroldeen Lutz
e-mail hanne@frontiernet.net
Location: Arizona

Ida May STEWART, 71, passed away September 1961, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mudersbach, of Phoenix, Arizona. Mrs. Stewart had lived in Arizona since 1927. Mrs. Stewart was born Ida May Stewart to Benjamin Franklin and Angeline Craig STEWART in Missouri. Ida was married twice. First, to Benjamin G. THURMOND, and after Mr. Thurmond passed away, she married Fred R. STEWART.

Ida May is survived by her husband, Fred, two daughters, Daisy Mudersbach, Phoenix, and Beulah Kelm of California, one son, Paul Thurmond, and one step-son, Robert Stewart, of Phoenix. Ida May Stewart was preceded in death by her oldest child, Mildred R. Thurmond. Mrs. Stewart has seven grandchildren and three g-grandchildren.

OBIT: Benjamin Thurmond 1886-1935 Arizona

Benjamin G. THURMOND passed away in Phoenix, Arizona on 26 April 1935, after many years of having tuberculosis. Mr. THURMOND was born in Missouri,in 1886.

Benjamin (known as Gus), met his future wife, Ida May STEWART, while he was performing on-stage in a Minstrel Show. Mr. THURMOND was a wonderful singer and whistler. He and Ida May STEWART were married in 1908.

Benjamin was a son of William Anderson and Elizabeth E. McCORD THURMOND. Benjamin and Ida May THURMOND were the parents of three daughters and one son.

Submitter: Daroldeen Lutz
e-mail hanne@frontiernet.net
Location: Arizona

Saturday, May 22, 2004

OBIT: John Rolls 1920-2003, Arizona

Sally Rolls Pavia
e-mail sallypavia2001@yahoo.com

John Gerald Rolls
[My uncle]

John Gerald ROLLS, 83, passed away on September 28, 2003, in Peoria, AZ. He was born June 18, 1920 in Kansas City, MO to Hubert and Alma HOLT ROLLS. He married June LEAVITT, who preceded him in death, on August 22, 1942, in Long Beach, CA. He is survived by two children, Jack (Cathy) ROLLS of CA and Judy (Alan) TURCO of NC; three grandchildren, Darrin (Carie) ROLLS of CA, David (Crystal) SAN JUAN of Egypt and Christine (Donald) SKYLES of NC; seven great grandchildren, Kory, Brett, Joshua, Tyler, Hope and Nickolas ROLLS of CA and Tristan SKYLES of NC.

He served in the Army during WWII and retired, with the rank of Master Sgt. from the Air Force. They moved to Sun City, AZ from HI 25 years ago.

Memorial service will take place at 2:00pm, Monday, October 6, 2003, at Sun City Christian Church, 9745 W. Palmeras, at 98th Ave, Sun City, AZ. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your local Hospice.

Published in the Arizona Republic on 10/5/2003.