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WHARTON, Jeanne Sue and Albert Russell, Jeanne passed away at Northwest Hospital September 3, 2012 and Russ passed away at their home September 8 2012, five days later. They were in a roll-over auto accident on August 14, 2012.


Jeanne was the loving mother of Andrea and Alan Samples and Russ was the proud father of Holly Hannahs and Rick Wharton. Jeanne is survived by her mother, Shirley Leichtamer Beck and her brother, Carl Leichtamer. Russ is survived by his mother, Mary Wharton and his sister, Mary Fair-Thompson.


Jeanne and Russ were blessed with happy and full lives until their passing.


A Memorial Service will be held for both of them on Sunday, September 30, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Eagle's Club (F.O.E. #180) on 1530 N. Stone Ave. They will be interned on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the National Veterans Cemetery in Phoenix.