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Jimmy R.

Cruz

Jimmy R.

Cruz died Saturday July 29, 2000, in Kingman.

He was 62.

Mr.

Cruz was born Dec.

22, 1937, in Ashfork.

He was a road engineer and supervisor for the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT).

He had worked for ADOT for 33 years.

Mr.

Cruz is survived by: his wife, Judy A.

Cruz; four sons, Larry Diaz, Joe Diaz, Peter Diaz and Eddie Diaz, all of Grants, N.M.; his mother and stepfather, Ramona and Ben Maranda both of Williams; two sisters, Mary Rodriguez of Tempe and Virginia Eoldridge of Indiana; one brother, Hank Cruz of Williams; and 12 grandchildren.

Funeal services will be held at 4 p.m.

today - Wednesday Aug.

2, 2000 - at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home.

A visitation and rosary service will be held at 10 a.,m.

Friday Aug.

4, 2000, in Grants, N.M.

Burial will be in Grants Memorial Park.

Joe W.

Raney

Joe W.

Raney died Friday July 28, 2000, in Kingman.

He was 65.

Mr.

Raney was born July 20, 1935 in Durant, Okla.

Mr.

Raney was retired as a gunnery sergeant after serving 20 years in the Marine Corps.

He served two tours in Vietnam.

Mr.

Raney had lived in Kingman as a child and in 1991 moved back here after spending six years traveling the country in a recreational vehicle.

He worked for a short time driving a school bus for Kingman High School.

Mr.

Raney is survived by: his wife, Bonnie Raney; daughter Kim Raney of Escondido, Calif.; son Jim Raney of Kingman; stepson Brock Blatter of Pacifica, Calif.; two stepdaughters, Carole Goudreau of Manistique, Mich., and Karen Johnson of Temecula, Calif., and 13 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bedford "Red" and Vinita Louella Raney.

Services will consist of a casual gathering of friends and family from 1 p.m.

to 3 p.m.

on Saturday Aug.

5, 2000, at the clubhouse in the AAA Mobile Home Park, 2023 Morrow Ave.

Carl T.

Murphy

Carl T.

Murphy died Tuesday Aug.

1, 2000, in Kingman.

He was 82.

Mr.

Murphy was born July 22, 1918, in Jefferson City, Mo.

He came to Kingman 10 years ago from Bullhead City.

He was an electrician and a member of Electricians Local No.

441.

Mr.

Murphy is survived by: Three sons, Michael Murphy of Clovis, Calif., Craig Murphy of Anaheim, Calif., and Timothy of Mira Loma, Calif.; and four grandchildren.

Private services will be held on Saturday Aug.

5, 2000.

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