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Connie M. Cox - Madelyn Mae Dodd - Alvin Junior Reed

Connie Cox went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006. She was born Constance D. Moyer on Dec. 23, 1933, in Bethlehem, Pa. While studying to be a nurse, her mother introduced her to Harold Cox. Connie married Harold on April 5, 1952. Together they moved to Orofino, Idaho, where they spent many happy years together. From there they moved around following Harold’s logging career and eventually settled in Cortez, Colo., with their four children.

In Cortez, Connie and Harold owned and operated Sonshine Lumber for many years. While there, Connie was very involved with her church and with Women’s Aglow Fellowship. She also made many friends selling Avon products in the area during this time. Once all of their children were grown, Connie and Harold moved to Kingman. Here they ran the Kingman ServiceMaster business, as well as Sunshine Home Repair.

Connie is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 53 years; her sons, David and Danny and daughters, Debbie and Cindy, their spouses; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held for her at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, March 4, at Rock Springs Community Church, 32233 E. Highway 160, Cortez, Colo.

Connie loved being with her husband, arts and crafts, oil painting, and picking huckleberries in Idaho with Harold; but more than anything Connie loved her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Although she will be greatly missed here on Earth, her family rejoices that she is at home with Christ now.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to your local cancer society.

Madelyn Mae Dodd, formerly of Huntington Beach, Calif., and more recently of Kingman, passed away in her sleep on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006, from complications of pneumonia.

Madelyn was born in Lisbon, N.D., in 1922. She spent most of her life in California and traveled extensively with her husband, Lt. Commander James Dodd, who preceded her in death.

In 2004, she moved to Kingman to live with her son, Gary Stredwick and his wife Arletta, who she loved very dearly.

Madelyn is survived by Gary and Arletta; her brother, Bill Cowan and his life partner, Thelma Roberts of Downey, Calif.; her first cousin and best friend, Doris Randleman of Mammouth, Ore.; and her sister-in-law, Mali Cowan of Murietta, Calif.

She is also survived by four grandchildren and one great-grandchild, numerous step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews and their children.

Madelyn also leaves her many dear friends, especially Gale and Rick Volz, Stevie Somes, and Marge and Frank Hamlin.

Madelyn will be deeply missed by everyone who knew her. She cared about and loved people and helped them in any way that she could. Her honesty was very refreshing.

A celebration of her life will be held at the home of Kelly and Cheryl Cowan of Murietta.

Love you, Mom, and God bless.

Alvin Junior Reed, 82, of Kingman died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, in Kingman. He was born March 10, 1923, in Decatur, Ill.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Sutton Memorial Funeral Home.

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