SACATON - Edith Eunice "Tootie" Huckabay, 91, died on Feb. 9, 2015.
Ms. Huckabay was born in the Los Angeles area and moved with her family to the Gila River Indian Community. A helpful, caring person, she followed in the tradition of her grandfather Dr. F. Gesdorf, a physician who worked on the Crow reservation in Montana.
She loved music, hot dogs, ice cream and children. She lived a full life with her relatives in the Sacaton area and also lived in Ajo for a number of years.
Survivors include a son, Edmund "Lee" Thompson; a sister, Peggy Morago Jackson; nine grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Gary W. and Richard D. Thompson.
Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church in Sacaton, with the service following at 10. Burial will be in East Sacaton Cemetery with no viewing at the cemetery.
J. Warren Funeral Services, Cole & Maud The Gardens Chapel is in charge of arrangements.