All obituaries are from The Arizona Republic unless otherwise noted.


Hattie Mae Farnsworth, 87, of Mesa, died April 20, 1978, in a Valley nursing home. She moved to Mesa 40 years ago and served as president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Relief Society. Daughters, Hattie Ruebush, Nina Joy, Anna Daniels and Hilda Wootan; sons, Alanzo, LeRoy, Steve and Ivan; a brother; 2 sisters; 42 grandchildren; 108 great-grandchildren. Meldrum Mortuary. Phoenix Gazette 4/22/1978.

FAULTNER, Jewel Marie

Jewel Marie Faultner, 60, died Friday, April 21, 1978. She moved here from Tupelo, Arkansas, in 1952. Sons, Billy H. and Carl Mack Barbee; three sisters, Ann Marshall, Martha Schroll, both of Phoenix, and Ruby Long, Las Vegas, NV; seven half-sisters; five half-brothers; and six grandchildren. Interment Greenwood. The Phoenix Gazette Monday, April 24, 1978


Edward H. Featherstone, 65, of Mesa, died Thursday, March 31, 1977, in St. Lukes Hospital. He was a salesman. Green Acres Mortuary, 401 N. Hayden, Scottsdale. Mr. Featherstone, 6408 E. Duncan, is survived by his wife, Bessie, and two sisters. Published in the Arizona Republic 4/3/1977.


Graveside services for Helen W. Fellows, 52, who died April 13, 1978, at her home at 4415 S. Sixth St., were in East Resthaven Park Cemetery, 4310 E. Southern. Mrs. Fellows was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Lloyd. Grimshaw Bloom, Chapel made arrangements. The Arizona Republic Sunday, April 16, 1978

FERGUSON, Kenneth Wayne

Kenneth Wayne Ferguson, 51, of Sierra Vista, was killed March 25, 1977, in an airplane crash in the West Indies. He was a cable television owner. He came to Sierra Vista in 1965 as manager of KHFH-AM radio, which he purchased shortly thereafter. The station call letters were changed to KTAN and FM broadcasting was added in 1973. He sold the station to Behan Broadcasting Co., a Tucson firm, early this year. Services in Ft. Huachuca, AZ. He was born in Wickenburg and lived in Arizona all his life except for a few years in Freeport, Texas. Wife, Betty; children, Larry, Jay, Evelyn Mason and Marjorie Lunday; mother, Lily Ferguson; a brother and four grandchildren. The Arizona Republic 4/1/1977.


Anne D. Fielden, 76, of 3041 N. 44th St. died June 23, 1978, at MediCenters of America. Services will be at Paradise Chapel Funeral Home. Miss Fielden, a retired school teacher, moved to Arizona 28 years ago from Detroit. Survivors include a brother and three sisters. Published in the Arizona Republic 6/25/1978.

FINNEGAN, Charles J.

Charles J. Finnegan, 81, a World War I veteran who had been a toolmaker machinist for the City of Long Beach, Calif., before moving here in 1974, died April 19, 1978, in Highland Manor Nursing Home. Mr. Finnegan, 1419 E. Dunlap, is survived by his wife, Evelyn; sons, Theodore and Jack; stepsons, Eugene and James Probasco; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Scripture services in Hansen Mortuary, 8314 N. 7th St. Mass in Most Holy Trinity Church, 8620 N. 7th St. The Arizona Republic Thursday, April 20, 1978