Fuqua, Dalene Kay
or “Dutch” as she was known to her friends and family, ascended to Heaven on Friday, July 17, 2009. She was born on July 26th, 1951 in Alhambra, California, and resided most of her life here in Phoenix where she had many friends and a family she loved. She married Francis M. Fuqua Frank on April 23, 1977, and they were blessed with two sons, Francis M. Fuqua III Tre, and Eric F. Fuqua. She was also blessed with five step children Dale, Sharon, Sandy, Gary, and Susan Fuqua. Dalene will be remembered for her generous spirit, hospitality, warmth, humor, and love for everyone around her. She is survived by her husband Frank, sons Tre and Eric, Daughter-in-law Jill, her grandson Frankie, her siblings Melody Carson, Dale Carson, Janice Millhouse, and Patti Jo Millhouse; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, step children and other family members who loved her very much. Dalene had a strong belief in the spirit and guardianship of Heaven’s angels, and though she will be greatly missed, her family feels blessed to know she now watches over them. A celebration of her live will be held on Sunday, July 26th at 1:00 pm at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Rd, Phoenix.