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Obituaries for April 30, 1998

Esther Olga Barrow, 92, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in a local care center. She was born Feb. 28, 1906, in Buffalo, N.Y. A resident for five years, she was a librarian at the University of Buffalo.

She is survived by one son, Bruce Clyde Barrow; six daughters, Jane E. Armstrong, Nancy Eileen Baxter, Joyce W. Sartori, Kathleen Ann Harshburger, Lynnette Diane O'Connell and Denise Esther Davidson; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Desert Memorial Cremation and Burial Society, 1111 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is handling arrangements.

JOSEPH MCCALLUM BELIVEAU

Joseph McCallum Beliveau, 27, of Las Vegas died Sunday in a local hospital. He was born July 20, 1970, in Covina, Calif. A resident for one year, he was an electrician for commercial buildings.

He is survived by his wife, Yasmina; two sons, Joseph Preston Beliveau and Joshua Dillon Beliveau, and his parents, Connie and Tom Brenson, all of Las Vegas; three brothers, Michael Beliveau of Mohave, Ariz., and Steven Salazar and Anthony Salazar, both of Las Vegas; and his grandparents, Darold and Shirley Nightingale of Bullhead City, Ariz.

Services were scheduled at 3 p.m. today in Bunkers Mortuary, 925 Las Vegas Blvd. North.

PENNY ANN BINGER

Penny Ann Binger, 51, of Las Vegas died Sunday in a local care center. She was born Sept. 27, 1946, in Los Angeles. A resident for 6 1/2 years, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, William; two sons, Mark Marcus of Kentucky and Timmie Aldridge of California; one daughter, Dena Aldridge, and one sister, Myrna Jones, both of California.

Services will be private. Burial will follow in Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City. Bunkers Mortuary, 925 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is handling arrangements.

SAVILLA RUTH BRADY

Savilla Ruth Brady, 93, of Las Vegas died Monday in a local hospital. She was born March 12, 1905, in Butte, Neb. A resident for 19 years, she was a teacher in California and Nebraska public schools.

She is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Garcia; one sister, Florence Steiner; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Desert Memorial Cremation and Burial Society, 1111 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is handling arrangements.

SUSIE BRAKEFIELD

Susie Brakefield, 89, of Las Vegas died Monday in a local hospice. She was born Sept. 21, 1908, in Bear Creek, Ala. A resident for 28 years, she was a retired home health care worker for 30 years.

She is survived by two grandsons, Leon J. Swager III and William Swager, both of Las Vegas; four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Nevada Funeral Service-Nevada Cremation or Burial Society, 2121 Western Ave., Suite A-3, is handling arrangements.

The family suggests donations to the Nathan Adelson Hospice, 4141 S. Swenson St., Las Vegas, NV 89119.

HOWARD N. COKER

Howard N. Coker, 57, of Las Vegas died Friday in a local hospital. He was born Aug. 6, 1940, in Los Angeles. A resident for 38 years, he was a craps dealer.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Koukel; two daughters, Julie Genier and Jacquelyn Genier, both of Las Vegas; one son, Brian Coker of New Jersey; and nine grandchildren.

American Burial and Cremation Services, 310 Foremaster Lane, is handling private arrangements.

KAREN E. FOX

Karen E. Fox, 35, of Las Vegas died Monday in a local hospital. She was born Sept. 18, 1962, in Newark, N.J. A resident for 30 years, she was a newspaper office worker.

She is survived by one daughter, Amanda Hill, one son, R.J. Hill, her parents, Patricia A. and Allan E. Fox, one brother, Allan Fox Jr., and three sisters, Patricia Budde, Eileen Durnian and Rosanne Walsh, all of Las Vegas.

Services will be 6 p.m. today in Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave.

GLADYS GRACE

Gladys Grace, 61, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in Las Vegas. She was born Dec. 14, 1936, in Georgia. A resident for one year, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by two sons, Tod Grace of Alabama and Mori Grace of Indiana; two daughters, Errika Grace of Las Vegas and Tezra Roberts of Indiana; two brothers, Charlie Bruce and the Rev. Alfred Miller, both of Georgia; four sisters, Jimmie Mott of Florida and Mattie Growe and Cora Murphy, both of Georgia, and Mary Scott of Indiana; and six grandchildren.

Burial will be in Indiana. Hites Funeral Services, 438 W. Sunset Road, Henderson, is handling arrangements.

IDA R. HARRISON

Ida R. Harrison, 85, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in Las Vegas. She was born Sept. 12, 1912, in Stamford, Conn. A resident for 17 years, she was a retired legal secretary.

She is survived by her husband, Henry D.; one son, Howard J. Harrison of Long Beach, Calif.; and one sister, Betty Asimow of Palm Springs, Calif.

Entombment services will be 2 p.m. Friday in Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home, 6200 S. Eastern Ave.

RUTH M. HAYES

Ruth M. Hayes, 81, of Henderson died Sunday in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. She was born May 4, 1916, in New York. A resident for 10 months, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by one son, Russell Hammond of New York and Henderson.

Services and burial will be in New York. Hites Funeral Services, 438 W. Sunset Road, Henderson, is handling arrangements.

JOHN R. HENDERSON

John R. Henderson, 74, of Henderson died Tuesday in Henderson. He was born Jan. 18, 1924, in Colorado. A resident for 45 years, he was a retired finance company manager, a World War II Navy veteran, a founding member of the Black Mountain Golf Course and Country Club, served on the city of Henderson Planning Commission for many years and was a longtime member of the Henderson Rotary Club and the Henderson Chamber of Commerce.

He is survived by two daughters, Carol Vella of Las Vegas and Renee Ladner of Henderson; one son, Randy Henderson of Henderson; five sisters, Mary Disney, Ruth Krantz, Charlotte Curtis, Eileen Booth and Mildred Garber; two brothers, William Henderson and Robert Henderson; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Palm Mortuary, 800 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson. Entombment will follow in Palm Mausoleum, Henderson.

BETTY J. HOLMSTROM

Betty J. Holmstrom, 56, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in a local care center. She was born Dec. 28, 1941, in Victoria, Kan. A resident for 22 years, she was a government accountant, a worthy matron of Southgate Chapter 18 Order of the Eastern Star, a member of the Social order of the Beauceant and Daughters of the Nile.

She is survived by her husband, Michael; two sons, Robert Holmstrom of Las Vegas and John Holmstrom of Henderson; one daughter, Linda Stone of Las Vegas; her parents, Daniel and Rose Dinkel of Denver; two brothers, Donald Dinkel of Denver and Terrance Dinkel of Lakewood, Colo.; two sisters, Mary Buckholz of Arvada, Colo., and Cheryl Adamson of Juneau, Alaska; and 10 grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled 6-9 p.m. Sunday in Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday in Palm Chapel, Eastern. Graveside services will follow in Palm Valley View Memorial Park. Palm Mortuary, 1325 N. Main St., is handling arrangements.

The family suggests donations to Make A Wish Foundation, 3111 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89102.

ORVILLE "KEITH" LOGUE

Orville Keith Logue, 74 of Las Vegas died Tuesday in Las Vegas. He was born Nov. 24, 1923, in Livermore, Iowa. A resident for 23 years, he was a retired landscaper and a World War II Army veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Delores Mary; one son, Douglas Logue of Denver; two daughters, Denise Logue-Jennett of Sac City, Iowa, and Patrice Logue-Wagner of Phoenix; one brother, Donald Logue of Humboldt, Iowa; four sisters, Charlotte Seger and JoAnn Stiltz, both of Las Vegas, and Lois Armstrong and Beverly Cottington, both of Phoenix; and nine grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled 4-7 p.m. Friday with a 5 p.m. rosary in Davis Funeral Home, 2127 W. Charleston Blvd. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Davis Funeral Home.

MOZELLE MANNING

Mozelle Manning, 71, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in Las Vegas. She was born July 4, 1926, in Texas. She was a caterer.

She is survived by one sister, Cleather Manning; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation is scheduled 3-7 p.m. Friday in New Horizon Funeral Home, 2610 E. Lake Mead Blvd., North Las Vegas. Private services will be 11 a.m. Saturday in New Horizon Funeral Home.

THOMAS ALLAN MARK

Thomas Allan Mark, 39, of Las Vegas died Sunday in Las Vegas. He was born Oct. 24, 1958, in Lancaster, Pa. A resident for 15 years, he was an attorney and a member of the board of directors of the Charleston Heights Community School.

He is survived by his wife, Lisa; one daughter, Eleanor Jean Mark, and two sons, Alexander John Mark and Franklin Allan Mark, all of Las Vegas; his parents, John and Jean Mark of Paradise, Calif.; and four sisters, Nancy Mark of Marcola, Ore., Merry Mark of Christiana, Pa., Susan Young of Winston, Ore., and Janet Coupe of Medford, Ore.

Services were scheduled at 11 a.m. today in St. Anne Catholic Church. Palm Mortuary, 1325 N. Main St., handled arrangements.

The family suggests donations to the Thomas Mark Trust Account, No. 7020000592, Community Bank, 2887 S. Maryland Parkway.

BARBARA C. MOORE

Barbara C. Moore, 80, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in a local hospice. She was born Aug. 1, 1917, in Philadelphia. A resident for four years, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, Charles L.; and two sisters, Ruth Seagren and Joan Brazil, both of Irvine, Calif.

Palm Mortuary, 800 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson, is handling arrangements.

DOREEN PARSONS

Doreen Parsons, 80, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in Las Vegas. She was born June 2, 1917, in Tulare, Calif. A resident for 22 years, she was a retired dry cleaners owner-operator.

She is survived by one daughter, Diana Parsons of Las Vegas; and one son, Craig Parsons of Henderson.

Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave., is handling arrangements.

The family suggests donations to the Tinnitus Foundation.

KENNETH C. PETERSON

Kenneth C. Peterson, 60, of Las Vegas died Monday in Las Vegas. He was born May 12, 1937, in Chicago. A resident for two years, he was a metal fabrication salesman.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis C. of Phoenix; three sons, Kenneth C. Peterson Jr. and Russell B. Peterson, both of Phoenix, and Anthony P. Peterson of Flagstaff, Ariz.; one sister, Lorraine DeGuardi of Hoffman Estates, Ill.; numerous nieces and nephews; and three grandchildren.

Services and burial will be in Phoenix. Bunkers Mortuary, 925 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is handling arrangements.

FLORENCE O. PORTER

Florence O. Porter, 99, of Las Vegas died April 20 in Las Vegas. She was born Dec. 5, 1898, in Charlesroi, Pa. A resident for 18 years, she was a bookkeeper in the advertising industry.

She is survived by one niece, Jeanne A. Galatro, one grand-nephew, Robert Merrill, and one grand-niece, Marie K. Daniel, all of Las Vegas.

Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home, 6200 S. Eastern Ave., handled private arrangements.

MARGARET ELIZABETH PROVART-ZIMMERMAN

Margaret Elizabeth Provart-Zimmerman, 83, of Henderson died Monday in Henderson. She was born Feb. 28, 1915, in Lawrence, Ill. A resident for one year, she was a teacher and had an avid interest in music, travel, family and friends.

She is survived by two sons, Scott Provart of Barstow, Calif., and Mack Provart of Cody, Wyo.; one daughter, Tine Schmitt of Henderson; one brother, Bob Conver of Denver; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service date is pending. Desert Memorial Cremation and Burial Society, 1111 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is handling arrangements.

The family suggests contributions to the donor's favorite charity.

BYRON L. REINSCH

Byron L. Reinsch, 63, of Las Vegas died Wednesday in a local hospital. He was born May 8, 1934, in Missouri. A resident for 15 years, he was an automotive shipping distributor and a member of the Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by his wife, Alicia; two sons, Harvey Reinsch and James Reinsch of Missouri; two daughters, Astrid Reinsch and Cathrine Reinsch; one brother, Jerry Reinsch, and one sister, Starlyn Voss, both of Missouri; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday in St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Desert Memorial Cremation and Burial Society, 1111 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is handling arrangements.

SARAH MARY RENFRO

Sarah Mary Renfro, 71, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in a local health care center. She was born Feb. 23, 1927, in Utah. A resident for 22 years, she was a waitress.

She is survived by her husband, David C.; three daughters, Cindy Marie Hall, Debbie Lynn Hall and Kimberly Ann Hall; and one sister, Marjorie Day.

Desert Memorial Cremation and Burial Society, 1111 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is handling arrangements.

MARK DOUGLAS RICHMOND

Mark Douglas Richmond, 38, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in Las Vegas. He was born Sept. 3, 1959, in San Diego. A recent resident to Las Vegas, he was a heavy equipment operator for the highway department.

He is survived by his father, Gerald Richmond; two brothers, Russell Allen Richmond and James Fritz Richmond; and one sister, Patricia K. (Richmond) Waller.

Desert Memorial Cremation and Burial Society, 1111 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is handling arrangements.

HERMINE MARY ROBINSON

Hermine Mary Robinson, 92, of Las Vegas died Monday in Las Vegas. She was born Sept. 10, 1905, in Norwalk, Conn. A resident for one year, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Pitt; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Desert Memorial Cremation and Burial Society, 1111 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is handling arrangements.

The family suggests donations to Vista Hospice Care, 1830 E. Sahara Ave., Suite 102, Las Vegas.

WANDA SCOVEL

Wanda Scovel, 77, of Las Vegas died Monday in a local hospital. She was born May 9, 1920, in Salt Lake City. A resident for seven years, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by three daughters, May Scovel and Peggy Boyles, both of Las Vegas, and Terri Wood of Idaho Falls, Idaho; two brothers, Bud Jones and Ray Jones; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled 10-11 a.m. Saturday in Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave. Graveside services will follow in Palm Valley View Memorial Park.

LILLIAN M. TOWNSEND

Lillian M. Townsend, 85, of Boulder City died Tuesday in a local care center. She was born Sept. 4, 1912, in Des Moines, Iowa. A Henderson resident for six years and a resident of Boulder City for seven years, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by two daughters, Virginia Hollingsworth of Pahrump and Dolly Wood of Henderson; one son, Kenneth Howe of Des Moines; and 10 grandchildren.

Palm Mortuary, 800 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson, is handling arrangements.

CLIFFORD 'MOON' WHITMORE

Clifford "Moon" Whitmore, 54, of Las Vegas died Sunday in Las Vegas. He was born Oct. 21, 1943, in Louisiana. A lifelong resident, he was a construction worker and a Navy veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Willie B.; three sons, Michael Whitmore, Mario Whitmore and Ricky Whitmore; three daughters, Sandra Weatherspoon, Cynthia Weatherspoon and Tanya Weatherspoon; two brothers, Orlando Whitmore and Dwane Whitmore; two sisters, Debbie Whitmore and Martha Wooten; and 17 grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled 3-7 p.m. Friday in New Horizon Funeral Home, 2610 E. Lake Mead Blvd., North Las Vegas. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in New Horizon Funeral Home. Burial will be in Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City.

ALAN SEBASTIAN 'SHOOTER' WILLETTE

Alan Sebastian "Shooter" Willette, 79, of Las Vegas died Monday in Las Vegas. He was born Jan. 25, 1918, in New York City. A resident for 20 years, he was a skip chaser for the state of Nevada and a Navy veteran.

He is survived by one brother, Arthur Willets of Reseda, Calif.

Services will be private. Burial will be in Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City. Bunkers Mortuary, 925 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is handling arrangements.

CAMILLE YOST

Camille Yost, of Henderson died March 23 in Las Vegas. A resident for 14 years, she was a secretary/bookkeeper.

She is survived by her husband, Michael; one daughter, Ashley Yost, and one son, Brendon Yost, both of Henderson.

A memorial service will be 6 p.m. Saturday in Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home, 6200 S. Eastern Ave.

The family suggests donations to Flight for Life, Valley Hospital, 620 Shadow Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89106.

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