Obituaries

Chavez, Carmen M.

Carmen M. Chavez, 89, of Avondale, died November 27, 2012.  She was born on January 22, 1923 in Chihuahua, Mexico to Guadalupe and Maria Luz Chavez. 

Mrs. Chavez is survived by her children, Elena Castañeda, Teresa Rivera, Humberto Perez, Miguel Perez, Francisca Renteria and Rosa Martin; 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her sons, Francisco Perez and Miguelito Perez.

A visitation will be held from 5pm to 8pm on Tuesday, December 4th at La Mission Asamblea de Dios, 11147 W. Buckeye Rd in Avondale, Ariz.  A service will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, December 5th at La Mission Asamblea de Dios with burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Avondale, Ariz.  Condolences can be sent to www.thompsonfuneralchapel.com.  Arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Chapel in Goodyear, Ariz.

Romo, Johnnie

Romo, Johnnie R.

Johnnie R. Romo, 56, of Litchfield Park, passed away on Nov. 29, 2012 of a massive stroke at St. Joseph’s Hospital.  He was born on Feb. 17, 1956 in Santa Ana, Calif. to John and Sallie Romo.  Survivors left to cherish his memories are his mother Sallie V. Romo, son Jonathon of CA, daughters Lisa Nicole, Mary Elizabeth, four grandchildren, brother Joey (Anna), nephew Daniel Joseph and niece Amanda Elizabeth, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.  He was loved and will be forever missed.

A visitation will be held from 9:30-11am on Wednesday, Dec. 5th at Thompson Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Rd. in Goodyear, Ariz.  A funeral service will follow at 11am.  Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Avondale, Ariz. Condolences can be sent to www.thompsonfuneralchapel.com.  Arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Chapel in Goodyear, Ariz.

Cayabyab, Fernando

Cayabyab, Fernando Matabang

Fernando Matabang Cayabyab, 43, of Goodyear, passed away Nov. 21, 2012 at home.  A visitation will be held from 5-8:00 pm on Thursday, Nov. 29th and from 9-11:00 am on Friday, Nov. 30th at Thompson Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Rd. in Goodyear, Ariz.  Burial will be at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, 2300 W. Van Buren St. in Phoenix, Ariz.  Arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Chapel in Goodyear, Ariz.

Olson, Harold

Olson, Harold

Harold Olson, 83, of Goodyear, passed away Nov. 23, 2012.  He was born Oct. 27, 1929 in Canby, Minn. to Harold and Solveig Olson.  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, Dec. 3rd at Thompson Funeral Chapel, located at 926 S. Litchfield Rd. in Goodyear, Ariz.  Arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Chapel in Goodyear, Ariz.

Hernandez-Rader, Christian Elijah

Christian Elijah Hernandez-Rader, an infant, of Avondale, passed away Nov. 19, 2012, at Banner Estrella Medical Center in Phoenix.  He is survived by his mother Gina Hernandez.  Private services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Chapel in Goodyear, Ariz.

Dunn, Donald

Donald Dunn, 90, of Goodyear, passed away November 5, 2012.  He was born November 17, 1921 in Tacoma, WA to Clarence and Isabell Dunn.  He is survived by his sons, Rick and Vern Dunn; and sister Patricia Juvonen.  Private services will be held.  Condolences to the family can be sent to www.thompsonfuneralchapel.com.

House, Arnold

House, Arnold D.

Arnold D. House, 52, of Goodyear, AZ

1960-2012

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona located at 23029 N. Cave Creed Rd. in Phoenix, Arizona.  Condolences to the family can be sent to www.thompsonfuneralchapel.com.

SINCLAIR, Alma

Sinclair, Alma Bernadine

Alma Bernadine Sinclair, 86, of Goodyear, passed away on October 7, 2012 at home.  She was born in Vernon, Texas in 1925 and moved with her family to Coldwater, now Avondale, Arizona in 1939.  She was in the class of 1944, Litchfield High School in Litchfield Park, Arizona.  Bernadine was a faithful and dedicated member of the Nazarene Church. 

Bernadine is survived by her four children, Sandra Elayne Anderson (Carroll), Max Richard Sinclair, Jr. (Beverly), Alma Lynn Sinclair, Mark Alan Sinclair (Debbie), ten grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and a sister Anna Elvira Mullen.

She was preceded in death by her husband Max Richard Sinclair, her parents James Clayborne Chisum and Jettie Belle Chisum, her brothers Carold Steve Chisum, James Reece Chisum, her sisters Dea Rae Chisum, Rita Vonacile Balle and her great granddaughter Morgan Paige Allen.

She will be remembered for her sweet voice, quick smile and generous heart.

A graveside service was held October 12, 2012 at Mountain Meadows Memorial Park in Payson, Arizona.  Condolences to the family can be sent to www.thompsonfuneralchapel.com.  Services were under the direction of Thompson Funeral Chapel in Goodyear, Arizona.

Martin, Winifred Alice

Winifred Alice Martin, 90, of Goodyear, passed away October 11, 2012. She was born April 10, 1922 in Los Angeles, California to Fredrick and Winifred Sleeper.   She is survived by her daughters Charlene Keith, Marlene Chapman; sons John Franz and Robert Franz.  Private services were held.

Carden, Dickie Joe

Dickie Joe Carden, 73, of Avondale, passed away October 12, 2012 at home. He was born July 29, 1939 in East Prairie, Missouri to Cage and Cathryn Carden. He moved to Arizona from Missouri in 1966 and worked as an independent truck driver. He was of the Baptist Faith. Dickie is survived by his wife Beverly Carden; daughter Lana St. Clair (Kelly); son Neil Carden (Hope); sister-in-law Sylvia Carden; 4 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Milo. Private Memorial Services were held. Condolences to the family can be sent to www.thompsonfuneralchapel.com.