Jeannie Hinton

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of Avondale, AZ passed away January 18, 2013. She was surrounded by her family as she went to be with the Lord. A memorial service will be held in Cortez, CO in early summer time.
Jeannie was born on February 7, 1944 in Reedly, CA. She was the youngest of five siblings and is preceded in death by her parents Martha Wright and Ernest D. Gary, and two sisters Morine Darnell and Opal Farris. She made her home largely in Cortez, CO where she raised her children, enjoyed the company of great friends, and was active in her community. Her last seven years were spent in the Phoenix area where she spent time enjoying her grandchildren.
Jeannie is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Randy and Melodie Bumguardner and grandson Tyler of Phoenix, AZ, son and daughter-in-law Jeff and Lori Hinton and four granddaughters, Christina, Mikayla, Kassandra, and Nicole, and one great-granddaughter, Roberta of Avondale, AZ. She is also survived by her brother Winford Gary, and sister Rosa Bell Tull and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jeannie was a very strong, but gentle spirit who had a passionate belief in the Lord. Our mother, Gramma, sister, aunt, and friend, will be greatly missed.

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  1. Rosie Ancell says:

    Jeff and Melodie, was sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. I knew her from way back and am the one who purchased the house on Road 31 where we still reside. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. God Bless you all.

  2. Toni Suckla says:

    To Jeannie’s family,

    I was so sad to read in the Cortez paper this morning that your mother had passed on. She and I were great friends and spent many hours together years back. My heart goes out to all her family. She was a wonderful lady and I loved and cherished her friendship.

  3. Dick and Marie Swanner says:

    Melody, Jeff and Families,
    I thought of your Mom often in the past few years. She was always so fun and I enjoyed time spent with her through the years. Now she can rest in peace. I hope all of you are doing ok. I watched you each grow up with my girls, Sherri and Ronda. those were some good times.May you all have God’s comfort and I’m sure you know your Mom was welcomed into his loving arms for eternity.
    Thinking of you,
    Marie and Dick Swanner
    Sherri Gardner and Ronda Swanner

  4. Brenda Hinton says:

    Jeff and Lori,

    I am so sorry to hear about Jeannie. Though she left way too soon, I am glad she was able to spend so much time with kids and grandkids. I wish peace and love to the family at this time of sorrow. Most of my family are living in the valley now. My parents also send their love and prayers. If we can be of any help, please contact us by emal.

    Brenda, Jerry, and Vonita Hinton.

  5. Joe Martinez says:

    Melodie & Jeff,
    So sorry for your loss. Hug each other and treasure the memories you still hold dear. I wish you peace during these sad days.

  6. Clyde and Yvonne Rule says:

    So sorry to read about your Mother. It is a great loss. Jeannie was a good friend and will be missed. Our prayers are with you all. God bless and give you comfort.

  7. Cindy Green says:

    I was so sorry to read about Jeannie, no wonder she has been in my thoughts so much lately. We totally lost touch and I am so sad about that. We sure had some good times, makes me laugh out loud just thinking about them now. She loved you kids with all her heart my prayers are with you!!! RIP my friend.

  8. Lisa Olson says:

    So Sorry to hear about Jeannie, She was a Great Lady! Gave me some Great Advice! I loved her smile & her laugh! God Bless You!

  9. Sandra L. West says:

    My deepeast sympathy goes out to the families your mother was a very special lady and will be forever missed my thoughts and prayers are with all God Bless.

  10. Paula Kelley Bair (Lyle) says:

    I am so sorry to hear that Jeannie has passed my prayers and support are with you. God always takes the good ones early. If there is anything I can do I am here for you.

  11. Stephanie carcer says:

    Melodie & Jeff and families. Sorry to hear about your mom. Jeannie was a very nice lady and we know you will miss her dearly.
    Stephanie & family

  12. Gerri Paxton Davis says:

    Was so sad to hear of Jeannie’s passing. Although we hadn’t been in touch in recent years I always thought of her as a dear friend. How wonderful to know she is in the arms of her loving Lord and feels no more pain or sorrow.My love and thoughts are with each of you in this difficult time.

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