Obituaries for Sept. 8, 2005

Dorothy Mae Aldredge

Dorothy Mae Aldredge of Kingman passed away on Sept. 5, 2005.

Born in Durant, Iowa, on Jan. 5, 1930, she is survived by her loving husband, Edgar Hugh Aldredge, along with daughters, Kay Vaughan of Pittsburgh, Penn., Joel Ann Aldredge of Kingman, Terry Wendel of Rohnert Park, Calif., and Cynthia Radowski of Kingman; and her sister, Agnes Chamberlain of Davenport, Iowa. She was a grandmother of seven and a great-grandmother of three.

Her brother, Lowell Johnson, preceded her in death.

Arrangements have been made by Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. A viewing is scheduled at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m. today. Services will be held at Mountain View Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Friday.

The family wishes for any donations to be made to KRMC Hospice at 3269 Stockton Hill Road, Kingman, AZ 86401.

Peggy Jane White Parten

Peggy Jane White Parten, 69, of Kingman passed away on Aug. 27, 2005, in Mesa.

She was born Dec. 21, 1935, in Wakefield, Ohio.

Peggy was a longtime resident of Bullhead City and Kingman. She was a casino employee in Reno and Don Laughlin's Riverside Resort in Laughlin, where she retired.

Peggy is survived by a brother, Charles Noel, Jr.; daughters, Vicki Landrum Reisig, Tami Cauthon, Cindi Williams and Dotti Torres; grandchildren, Stormy, Michael, Tony, Jessica and Wrigley; and great-grandchildren, Skyler and T.J.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Vinson Parten of Kingman; brother, Garland Noel; and sisters, Dorothy Adams and Edith Noel of Ohio.

Interment will be held Friday at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix, where she will eternally rest next to her late husband.

A patriotic potluck picnic to celebrate her life will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Hualapai Mountain Park, 20 minutes southeast of Kingman.

Everywhere she went she told jokes. They called her the "Joke Lady." She even put smiley faces in her signature. Everyone loved her. You would have, too. She will be dearly missed by all.

David R. Johnson

David R. Johnson, 80, of Kingman died Sept. 6, 2005, in Kingman. He was born Aug. 2, 1925, in Charlotte, N.C.

A viewing will be held at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, with services immediately following.