Lorene Crockett, a longtime resident of the Gila Valley, passed away peacefully Friday morning, February 24, 2023, at the Beehive Homes of the Gila Valley in Thatcher from caused incident to age. Lorene was 99.
Lorene is survived by: her four children, Gayle Williams (Ron) of Safford, Norma Hanchett (Dave) of Belen, NM, Barry of Mesa and Donald of Gilbert; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren with one more due in 5 weeks; 2 step great-grandchildren; two sisters; two brothers; and one sister-in-law.
She was predeceased by: her husband, Norman; and granddaughter, Megan Hanchett.
Funeral services for Mrs. Crockett will be conducted Saturday afternoon, March 4, 2023, at 2:00 p.m., at the Safford Twentieth Street Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Bishop Floyd Nuttall of the Safford Fourth Ward. Concluding services will follow in the Pima Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon, March 4, 2023, from 1:00 p.m. until 1:45 p.m., at the Safford Twentieth Street Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Relief Society Room.