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Fri, Aug. 07

Obituaries

Beverly Lee Burningham

Beverly Lee Burningham, 72, of Ash Fork, passed away Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007 in Prescott. She was born in Pomona, Calif. Jan. 16, 1935. 

She moved to Ash Fork in 1995. She was a homemaker raising her 13 children. She enjoyed her family, any children and animals.

Beverly is survived by her husband Byron of Ash Fork; sons Roger Wayne Woodworth, Randy Woodworth, Rory Woodworth, Raymond Woodworth and Jim Woodworth; daughters Lydia Brown, Robin Eccles, Ruth Cartee, Rhonda Woodworth, and Roberta Sutherin; brothers Buddy Watson, Will Watson, Bob Watson, Chuck Walker, Danny Walker, Mike Walker, Brian Walker and Pat Walker; and sister Laurie Pofahl.

Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2007 at Norvel Owens Mortuary, 914 E. Route 66, Flagstaff, and at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2007 with services starting at 2 p.m. in Williams at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Arrangements were entrusted to Norvel Owens Mortuary. Condolences may be sent to info@norvelowensmortuary.com.  

Rick Wayne Dawson

Rick Wayne Dawson, 57, of Williams, died March 3, 2007 at Flagstaff Medical Center.

Rick was born in Inglewood, Calif. on Aug. 19, 1949 to Raymond and Hope Dawson.

Rick was a concrete specialist. He was a member of the Grand Canyon Chapter of the Harley Owners' Group. Rick's hobbies included boating, fishing and traveling with his wife on their Harley.

He loved to laugh, loved to ride and lived to love. Rick had a very deep faith and loved to share about his personal, one-on-one spiritual relationship with the Lord. Rick's greatest joy came from spending time with his family and friends. He will be sincerely missed.

Rick was preceded in death by his infant son, Michael Dawson.

He is survived by his wife, Tricia Dawson; mother, Hope Dawson; son, Christopher; stepdaughters Becky, Beth and Robyn Harris; brothers Dan Dawson of Idaho, Mark Dawson of New Hampshire and David Dawson of North Carolina; grandson Zackery Harris of Florida; and many more extended family, beloved friends and pets.

At Rick's request, the family will be receiving any and all friends who wish to attend an informal gathering in his honor at 6 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2007 at Rosa's Cantina, 411 N. Grand Canyon Blvd.

In lieu of flowers, Rick's family requests donations to a charity of your choice.

The family will be holding a private gathering in his honor this summer in New Hampshire.

Arrangements were entrusted to Norvel Owens Mortuary.

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