PIMA, AZ– On April 8, 1879, the first Mormon pioneers under the leadership of Bishop Joseph K. Rogers, arrived at the town site they called Smithville in the Gila Valley. Having previously been scouted out by a group who rode[…]
Monthly Archive: April 2013
101 years old, LaVona Jones Evans passed away at home in Thatcher, Arizona, on Friday, April 19, 2013. In memory of her life of service, hundreds of family and friends from around the country will gather, Saturday, April 27th in Safford and in Tucson’s Binghampton Cemetery to recall the stories of the woman many called “Grandma Love.”
Since the inception of the locally managed website, there have been requests from around the country to offer a Facebook page so members and friends can be alerted to stories of regional interest. “AZ Mormon News” provides that Facebook presence so users can be informed of news stories and be able to give personal feedback.