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Shelly D. Molina

Shelly D. Molina, 56, of Williams, passed away tragically in the accident on Interstate 40 on Sunday afternoon, March 16, 2008.  

She was born March 8, 1952 in Yuma to Glenn and Irene Lozar.

Mrs. Molina had worked for Wal-Mart for over 15 years but mostly enjoyed her role as a homemaker to her husband and three children.

She was a member of the United Community Methodist Church in Williams where she was a member of the bell choir. She volunteered in many aspects in her community and was always helping others.

Mrs. Molina enjoyed hiking and traveling, which she had just returned from a vacation in Cozumel, celebrating her birthday with some family members.   

She is survived by her husband of 36 years Jesse T. Molina, of Williams, and her children Melanie of Williams, Jesse Paul of Phoenix and Heather of Denver, Colo.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2008 at the United Community Methodist Church in Williams.

Condolences can be sent to the Molina family at

Arrangements were entrusted to Norvel Owens Mortuary.

Rose Garcia

Rose Garcia, 86, of Williams, passed away on March 16, 2008.  

She was born in Albuquerque, N.M. on Aug. 8, 1921 to Nicolas and Margarita Garcia.

Rose was a homemaker with many hobbies including sewing and yard work. She had a sweet tooth, enjoying cookies and candy. Rose led a simple life and loved her monthly trip into town to go shopping. She loved her family and her animals.

Rose was preceded in death by her mother and her brothers Nick Garcia and Joe Otero.  

She is survived by two sons Ruben (Liz) Otero and Pete (Eusebia) Otero; her brother Robert (LuAnna) Otero; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and extended family members.

A funeral Mass was held at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 24, 2008 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 900 W. Grant Ave., Williams. Her final resting place will be in the Williams Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the family at Arrangements were entrusted to Norvel Owens Mortuary.

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