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OBIT: Thomas Begay 1958 -- 2005 Twin Lakes NM

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OBIT: Thomas Begay 1958 -- 2005 Twin Lakes NM

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Posted as a random act of genealogical kindness, no relation to me and no further info available from me, sorry. Copied here under the Fair Use provisions for non-commercial research use, qualifying under subsections (1) - (4) of U.S. Code Title 17 Chapter 1 Sec. 107 regarding copyrights. -- LS

The INDEPENDENT of Gallup, New Mexico
August 8, 2005

Thomas Begay

TWIN LAKES — Funeral services for Thomas Begay, 47, will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at the Tohatchi Christian Reform Church. Burial will follow on a family plot in Buffalo Springs.

Begay died Aug. 3 in Twin Lakes. He was born Aug. 2, 1958 in Naschitti into the Zuni-Red Running into the Water People Clan for the Badlands People Clan.

Begay attended Tohatchi Boarding School and Tohatchi High School.

Survivors include his sons, Christopher Ryan Begay, Gabriel Jeffrey Begay, Eric Begay all of Midville, Utah;

daughter, Jennifer Gregory of Midville;

father, Tony Begay Sr. of Tohatchi; mother, Mary E. Begay of Buffalo Springs;

brothers, Mike L. Begay, Jeremiah Begay both of Tohatchi, Toney Begay, Thurman Begay both of Tohatchi, Tulley Begay of Wide Ruins;

sisters, Marcella Franklin of Tohatchi, Mary T. Begay of Buffalo Springs, Thelma Guerrero of Gallup, Thomasina Begay of Buffalo Springs.

Begay was preceded in death by his stepson, Kirk Gregory; paternal grandparents, Tom K. and Nasbah Yazzie; maternal grandparents, Joe and Nagibah Dennison; maternal great-grandparents, Louis and Mary F. Dennison.

Pallbearers will be Gabriel Begay, Thurman Begay, Jeremiah Begay, Tulley Begay, Toney Begay, Jr., Bobby Lee, Faron Yazzie and Brian Yazzie.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the Tohatchi Chapter House.

Cope Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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