Loren E. Albin Sr. - Joan Evelyn Bradley Sumner - James Veldon Curry
Loren E. Albin Sr. “Red” passed away Friday, Jan. 27, 2006, at home with his wife and daughters at his side. He had been suffering with cancer for a very long time. He was born June 15, 1943, in Eureka, Calif. He was reared in Weott, Calif., in the heart of the redwoods.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Jo; four children, Loren E. Albin Jr. of Carson City, Nev., Walace D. Albin of Gardnerville, Nev., Mary Ann Albin of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Amy W. Albin of Kingman; and three grandchildren, Samantha S. Albin, Jesse R. Albin and Chase M. Albin.
He was the son of James L. Albin and Mabel L. Albin of Weott. He is survived by eight brothers and sisters: Mary Pierre and Don of Bozeman, Mont.; Jim Albin and Alice of Gettysburg, S.D.; Chet Albin and Karen of Eureka; Arthur Bruga and Kindell of Eureka; Vona Swearingen and Rich of Corvallis, Ore.; Corky Alexander and Ron of Samson, Ala.; Sarah Crile and Wayne of Siloam Springs, Ark.; and Kathy Reid and Jim of Federal Way, Wash; He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
He became a Kingman resident in July 1998. He will be missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him. He was retired from the U.S. Army and had been disabled for the past 10 years. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hilltop Ward.
We thank the Kingman Regional Medical Cancer Center for excellent care and love these past two years (especially Dr. Malik). We would also like to thank Dr. Cruey Spencer of Cerbat Medical Center for superb care. Thanks also to all the caring people at the X-ray Department and Hospice of KRMC. Lastly, we thank everyone who extended prayers on his behalf.
The Albin Family
Joan Evelyn Bradley Sumner, born July 19, 1943, the youngest of 14 children, departed to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2005.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Estill “Pete” Sumner; two sons, Larry and Dale of Kingman; one daughter, Cheryl Bales of Luther, Okla.; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and several brothers and sisters in North Carolina.
She is preceded in death by her son, Darrell; her parents; and brothers and sisters.
Joan lived in Kingman 38 years.
She was a faithful member of Church of Christ on Robinson Street.
Even with arthritis, Joan loved to crochet. She made many dolls and donated them to clubs to auction off.
She also made many lap robes each year to send to the Veterans Administration Hospital in Prescott.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial gifts to the Kingman Regional Medical Center Hospice, 1790 Sycamore #S, Kingman, AZ 86409.
Memorial services will be at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, at Church of Christ on Robinson Street.
James Veldon Curry, 68, of Kingman died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006, in Kingman.
He was born Feb. 22, 1937, in Providence, Ky.
Arrangements are being handled by Sutton Memorial Funeral Home.