Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:16 p.m.

YUMA, Ariz. – Avis Chase Ricker, died April 15, 2006, in Yuma, Ariz. She was born in Westfield in 1935. She was predeceased by her father, Eugene Chase; and mother, Amy Rundstrom Chase. She is survived by her husband, Blake Ricker of Yuma Ariz.; daughter, Janet and husband, Jim White, of Yuma, Ariz.; daughter, Patricia and husband, George Howland, of Encinitas, Calif.; daughter, Felvia and husband, Richard Belaustegui, of Reno, Nev.; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Zella Caldwell of Mars Hill, Hazel Bartley of Tolland, Conn., Wilda and husband, Delbert McCrum, of Mars Hill. Burial services will be held April 20, at Johnson Mortuary and burial will be at Desert Lawn Memorial Park.