March 9 obituaries

Kurtis L. Danforth , 42

Services: 4 p.m. (EST) Friday at the Erie Trackside Restaurant, Front Street, Port Jervis, N.Y.

Kurtis L. Danforth, 42, of Matamoras, Pa., died Sunday, March 6, 2005, at Ocala Hospital in Ocala, Fla.

He was born Dec. 25, 1962, in Portales to Gerald and Diana Caywood Danforth. He owned Danforth Contracting and was an 18-year resident of the Matamoras area.

Survivors include his wife, Karen M. Paulison Danforth; a son, Dakota; and a daughter, Sierra Danforth, both of Matamoras; his parents; two brothers, Jerry Danforth (and wife, Tamara) and John Danforth (Lori), all of Portales; two sisters, Rebecca Romero (Donnie) of Portales; Kathleen Sproles (Ted) of Loveland, Colo.; a father-in-law and mother-in-law, George and Joyce Paulison of Matamoras, Pa.; two brothers-in-law, George Paulison Jr. (Robin) of Elizabethtown, Pa. and Brian Paulison (Hilary) of Milford, Pa.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kurtis Danforth’s Children’s Education Fund, c/o Fleet Bank, Hammond Street, Port Jervis, NY 12771.

Arrangements are by Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Port Jervis, N.Y.

Randy Ball, 53

Services: 1 p.m. Saturday March 12, 2005 at Logan First Baptist Church.

Randy Ball, 53, of Logan, died Monday, March 7, 2005, at home.

He was born on July 8, 1951, in San Diego, to Garner and Ysleta Ball. He was a carpenter and avid fisherman.

Survivors include his wife, Lou Ball of Logan; his parents; a sister, Debra Ball of Dimmitt, Texas; a step-daughter, Betsy Shields (and husband, Alton) and their two children, Tara and Terrence, all of Roswell; a step-son, Troyce Boone and his two children, Taylor and Tyler, all of Roswell.
Pastor Harold Rhodes will officiate the services.

Arrangements are by Direct Funeral Services in Albuquerque.

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