Redwines in Arizona
The two obituaries below are for sisters that I believe were Redwines. I am trying to locate more information about them, Lucretia, in particular. If you can help, please reply!
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From the Prescott Courier, December 3, 1969:
Lucretia R. Carothers
Lucretia Carothers passed away Wednesday in Mother Warfield's Nursing Home. She was born October 9, 1881 in Tenn., and had been a resident of Prescott for one year and of Arizona since 1925. She was a retired postal clerk.
She is survived by two sisters, Ellen Tewksberry, of Prescott, and Mrs. Leslie Moser of Florida; and one niece, of Prescott.
Services will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of the Garden with private internment in Mountain View Cemetery. A Christian Science reader will officiate.
Visitation in the Chapel of the Garden will be Friday 2 to 5 p.m.
From the Prescott Courier, October 21, 1974:
Tewksbury died Friday
Ella B. Tewksbury, 90, died Friday at Yavapai Community Hospital.
She was born on Nov. 25, 1883 in Rankin, Tenn., and came to Arizona at an early age with her parents. She originally lived in Prescott for two years and moved to Crown King where she met and married Walter Tewksbury, the last of the Pleasant Valley War Tewksburys. He died in 1945. She had lived in Prescott for the past five years.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Jean Burges, of Prescott, Mrs. Vivian Nelson of Crown King, Mrs. Anna Deck of Baldwin Park, Calif; two sons, Everett Yount, of Crown King, Theodore Yount of Phoenix; one sister Mrs. Leslie Moser of Vonroe, Tenn.; 23 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday at Hampton Funeral Home. Internment was at Mountain View Cemetery.