Obituaries

Susan Ruth Montague

Susan Ruth Montague, 48, passed away on Aug. 11, 2005, in Kingman. She was born on Aug. 6, 1957, in Tulia, Texas.

She worked as an office manager and doctor's assistant for Dr. T. Macrae Glass in Kingman for eight years. Susan loved her family very much.

She was a very loving and caring person. Susan really cared a lot about the patients she knew at the chiropractic office and remembered a lot about their lives and was always concerned about them, even on the day she died.

Susan is survived by her loving husband, Gerald Montague; son, John David Kruse; daughters, Jennifer Price, Tasha Haney and April Lawrence, all of Kingman; brothers, Henry Honea of Amarillo, Texas, Jim Honea of Tempe, Texas and John Honea of Pensacola, Fla.; sisters, Sonja Love of Canyon, Texas, and Juretta Gorka of Omaha, Neb; and eight grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at Kingdom Hall, 4333 N. Stardust Road, Kingman, on Saturday at 2 p.m. Condolences may be made to her family at www.lietz-frazefuneralhome.com.

Arrangements were entrusted to Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home and Crematory.

Carl H. Neff

Carl H. Neff passed away Aug. 14, 2005. He was 70. He was born to Harry and Dorothy Neff on Jan. 17, 1935, in New York and moved to Kingman in October 1997.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Kathleen Neff; sister, Deloris Kruger; brothers, Richard, Raymond and Christian Neff; daughters, Theresa Metzger and Rosmary Kordon Sky (Steve Kordonsky); son, Gerald Neff (Tracy Neff); grandchildren, Adam Burgess, Kayla Neff, Daniel, Nicole Stervinou and Jamie Kordonsky; and great-grandchildren, Kevin Burgess and Daniel Burgess.

Viewing and Mass will be held at Sutton Funeral Home.

Contributions to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation may be made in lieu of flowers.

Michael Allen Conaway

Michael Allen Conaway (Mike) born on Feb. 22, 1945, passed on to that great airport in the sky on Aug. 7, 2005, at Kingman Regional Medical Center.

Michael served in the Air Force and was a veteran of Vietnam. Michael leaves his wife, Florence; daughters, Alice Conaway and Sara Somplack; son-in-law, John Somplack; parents, William and Helen Conaway in North Port, Fla.; and a brother, Rick and his wife Trudy in Kentucky.

Richard Fales

Richard Gordon Fales, 81, died Aug. 8, 2005, at Bethesda Health Care in Cookeville.

The family has chosen cremation. A memorial service will be held at a later date. He was born June 14, 1924, in Los Angeles to the late Fenton Oliver and Ruth Highman Fales.

Mr. Fales served as a paratrooper in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific and was a member of the Moose Lodge. He was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Richard Michael Fales. Mr. Fales is survived by his wife of 38 years, Catherine Jolley Fales; two daughters, Susan Fales and Patricia Fales; special children, Claudia Rhea Bolton and David Wayne Eurengy; special sister-in-law, Frances Davis and children; and eight grandchildren.

Hooper-Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements.

Harry Carter

Harry W. Carter, Jr. passed away on July 30, 2005 at The Garden Care Center in Kingman at the age of 80. He had been a patient there since March.

He was born on Oct. 5, 1924, in Reno, PA. to Ruth Henderson Carter and Harry W. Carter, Sr. He graduated from Oil City High School in Oil City, PA in 1942.

He was a Lt. For the Oil City Police Dept. having worked there for 20 years. He was a Dist. Commissioner in the Boy Scouts for 35 years and was awarded the "Silver Beaver Award." For 15 years he was a Red Cross first aid instructor. General telephone of Franklin, PA voted him "Man of the Year" for the NW Dist. In 1971 where he had been employed for 10 years. Harry was also an experimental machinist and mechanical inspector for Joy Manufacturing Co. in Franklin, PA and Worthington Corp. in Oil City, PA.

Harry came to Kingman in 1971 and worked for Citizens Telephone Co. for 18 years. He also worked for Bailey Security and Wal-Mart Security after he retired from Citizens.

Harry was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Clyde. He also was preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children, Mary Jane McGraw Carter, his second wife, Kathy Ralph Carter, and by his last wife, Thelma Jean Ferrell Carter. He was preceded by twin grandchildren, Shannon and Jason Carter.

He is survived by four children: Ronald and wife Mary Ann Carter of Kerosha, Wisc., Patricia and husband Michael Edwards of Golden Valley, AZ., Jeanne Hoffman of Oil City, PA., and Kevin Carter of Rochester, PA.

He had nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He is also survived by these step-children, Shaun and husband Jim Richards of Scottsdale, AZ., Michael Ferrell of Kingman and Delbert Ferrell of Phoenix, AZ. and numerous step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a step-son, Terry Ferrell. Harry is also survived by a special friend, Phoebe Clenard of Kingman.

He will be sadly missed by all his friends and family.

Melvin Dean Johnson

Melvin Dean Johnson passed away on Aug. 9, 2005 at Mike O'Callaghan Federal Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was born on Oct. 2, 1933 in Tomland, Arkansas to Rufus H. and Mary A. Johnson. He moved to Escondido, Ca. in 1942. Melvin moved to Golden Valley Az. in July, 1993. He really loved the mountains behind us. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings: Merle, Maxine Blackburn, Ray, Christine Moody, Wanda Butler, and Erma Lee Gautheir. His wife of 46 years is Ellen Johnson. He has one surviving sister, Billie and husband Emerald Ewertz. There are two other surviving brother-in-laws, Edward Moody and Richard Butler. He has three children; Angela Trainor, husband Mike; Kenneth, wife Iris; and Naomi Johnson, husband Richard Schanuth. He has 5 grandchildren, Brian, Alana, Eric, Brook, and Brenda. One unsurviving granddaughter, Amanda. There are two great grandchildren, Christian Martinez and McKenzie Johnson. One great grandchild soon to be born. Lifetime friend of over fifty years Alice Doles of Golden Valley, Az. Melvin was in the construction trade and business since 1957. He retired due to health conditions in 1987.

Harry C. Bundy Jr.

Harry C. Bundy Jr. of Dolan Springs passed away at age 69 on Aug. 15, 2005. He was born in Lincoln, Neb., on Jan. 7, 1936.

Sutton Memorial Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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