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Paula Garcia, of Safford, entered into rest Tuesday evening, June 30, 2020, at the Mount Graham Regional Medical Center. She was 55.

Daniel Eugene Villalobos, of Safford and a United States Army Vietnam veteran, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at his residence. Danny was 63.

Macedonio Baca Armijo, of Verde Lee, entered into rest Saturday, June 27, 2020, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Macy was 83.

Jacob Sosa, the infant son of Melissa and Jacob Sosa returned to the arms of our Lord Saturday, June 27, 2020, at the Mt. Graham Regional Medical Center.

Bennie Lou Hamilton, who lived in the Clifton/Morenci area for over 50 years, passed away on June 16, 2020 in Gilbert AZ.

The fireworks came early on July 2, 1928, when Amiel Louis “Tiger’’ Proto entered into the world in Hays, Pennsylvania, now a neighborhood in present-day Pittsburgh.

Roger Wayne Williams, age 76 and a resident of Thatcher, was born to Rolla Burns and Velva Wheeler Williams on October 21, 1943, in Ontario, Oregon. He was the fourth son of 12 children. Roger died in his home suddenly on June 23, 2020.

Jason Roybal, or “Jbal,” a longtime resident of Thatcher, passed into eternity Saturday evening, June 13, 2020, at his residence. Jbal was 47.

George Ernest Balentine or “Barney” as he was affectionately known by all, a resident of Thatcher, passed into the eternities Thursday evening, April 30, 2020, at the Tucson Medical Center, following a brief illness. Barney was 73.

Jonathon Michael Reidhead, 33, from Pima, Arizona, was born February 8, 1987 to Delbert and Melinda Reidhead in Tempe, Arizona.

Ethel Hewitt, entered into rest Saturday morning, June 20, 2020, at the Haven of Safford. She was 86.

Delwin Tra Dixon, who was born Sept. 20, 1964, died March 23, 2020. He is survived by his mother, Martha Dixon, and sister, Tracie Dixon.

LeAnn Farley passed away peacefully with her daughter and grand-daughter at her side Monday, June 15, 2020.

After a hard-fought battle with cancer, Mercy Rivera of Thatcher passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Monday, June 8th in Mesa, AZ.

David “Dave” Wayne Decker of Thatcher, Arizona passed away on June 14, 2020. He was born on August 30, 1957, in Bisbee, Arizona to Tommy J. and Bobbie S. Decker.

Peggy Lou Jones of Safford passed away peacefully on June 13, 2020, due to complications from a massive stroke. Peggy was born on August 31, 1942, in Safford to parents Afton M. Follett & Opal Montierth Follett with siblings Joann and Leslie.