Desert Messenger

August 3, 2011

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P��� 12 In Memorium ���.D�����M��������.��� in Arizona and summers in Wendell. Upon the death of Ray, Vesta spent her time with her children; traveled; and spent winters in Arizona with her many valued friends, and spent sum- mers in her garden and doing crafts. Vesta is survived: by her, children, Vesta Mae Suffa Vesta Mae Suffa, 82, of Wendell, passed away unexpectedly at home on Sunday, June 5, 2011. Vesta was born on August 9, 1928 in Buhl, Idaho. She was the second of thirteen children born to Walter and Louise Stockham. In October, 1946 she married her loving husband of 61 years, Ray Suffa. They farmed and worked at the honey plant until it closed. They spent winters Linda (Gary) Painter, Karen (Leonard) Enoch, Stacy (James) Anderson, and Ray (Cindy) Suffa; seven grandchil- dren, Alexandra Suffa, Jamie Davison, James Anderson, Chelsea Painter, Ronda Higginbotham, Traves Tappan and Trampus Tappan; thirteen great- grandchildren; three great-great- grandchildren; and seven brothers and sisters, Richard Stockham, Sha- ron A. Baker, Ronald Stockham, Barry Stockham, Robert Stockham, Sally Andrews, and Sue Ellen Jerke. She was preceded in death by her brother, Walter Stockham Jr. and sis- ter, Ava Jean Pearson. Funeral services were held at 11:30 am, on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at De- maray Funeral Service – Wendell Cha- pel. Burial will follow at the Wendell Cemetery. Blood Drive Aug. 4 Students Enjoy Art Opportunities Thanks to Generous Donors Many thanks go out to the gener- ous citizens of the Quartzsite com- munity. The following community members donated funds that al- lowed students in the Quartzsite Summer Recreation Program to participate in art and jewelry mak- ing classes taught by instructors from the Arizona Western College Quartzsite Learning Center: Betty Barcume, Hardies Beads, Horizon Community Bank, Judy Nacheff, Mark Orgeron, Pattie’s RV Park, LLC, Rene Hancock, Ron & Carol Rager, Silly Al’s Pizza, Skin- ner Farms, Sonja Menard, The Main Trading Post and the Quartzsite Business Chamber of Commerce. Thank you Quartzsite for making these opportunities a reality for our local children! Students en- joyed creating necklaces, friend- ship bracelets, piñatas, masks, pa- per fl owers and more. A����� 3, 2011 Fall Classes Begin August 15th at Arizona Western College Whether you are young and look- ing for direction in a future career, a bit more seasoned and looking for a change of careers, or well sea- soned and seeking ways to keep your mind active, college can be a great path to reaching your goals. Classes for the fall semester begin the week of August 15th. Now is the time to come see us at the AWC Quartzsite Learning Center. We offer live classes and online class- es, courses for college credit, and non-credit courses. We even offer G.E.D. prep courses for those not yet ready for college. We are also happy to provide in- formation about fi nancial aid as- sistance for degree or certifi cate seeking students. Come see how we might help you get started on the path to reaching your goals. The AWC Quartzsite Learning Cen- ter is located at 695 N. Kofa Avenue in Quartzsite, or we can be reached by phone at (928) 927-8299. After a week like yours, you need a church like ours Changing Hearts...Changing Lives Through Worshipping God & Serving Others SERVICE TIMES: • Sunday: Christian Education 9am Worship 10:30am Evening Worship 7pm • Wednesday: Bible Study 7pm Women’s Bible Study - 10am • Thursday: 12 Steps to Freedom 7pm • Friday: Discipleship Class: 9am Beginning 10:30am Advanced 665 W. Tyson Street, Quartzsite Pastor Bruce Swart 928-927-5808 GREAT MOVIES! 2ND & 4TH FRIDAYS Cartoons @ 6:30 pm • Movie @ 7 pm Free refreshments JOIN US FOR FREE

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